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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

YCFaC hold Intergenerational Dialogue Bantaba on FGM

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By Samsideen Ceesay Your Change for A Change (YCFaC) a youth-led organisation has recently ended two days intergenerational dialogue known as Bantaba on FGM at a ceremony held in Jara Soma with support from The Girl Generation END FGM GRANT Programme. The two days intergenerational dialogue Bantaba on FGM witnessed free Health Screening Speaking at the event, the country director, YCFaC, Dr Saikou Omar Saidy said the intergeneration dialogue will engage the team for two days; ranging from an open intergenerational discussion on FGM, a free health screening for the people of Soma and a Caravan to sensitise the locals in Soma about the harmful practices of female genital mutilation. Also speaking at the event, the Executive Director National Youth Council and one time Country Director YCFaC, Mr Lamin Darboe said Your Change for A Change (YCFaC) is a pure voluntary organisation engineer by young people in order to give back to the communities. He added: “Since the inception of YCFaC in 2011 its main intervention was on health adding that the association has now diversified its tentacles in the areas of education and social services.” Haddy Jonga, the Program Officer TGG said her organisation stands in combating the practice of FGM in a generation, adding that TGG will be assisting grassroots organisation with fund to ensure that the practices of FGM is combated. Mr Yankuba Manneh on behalf of the organisers thanked the participants for answering to their call and urged them to share the knowledge gained from the discussions. Your Change for a Change (YCFaC) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organisation founded on the 06 day of April 2011 by a group of young individuals who are motivated in giving back to their community, and the world at large.]]>

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