African Children's Stories

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Located in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana has a diverse landscape; well renowned for its beautiful nature reserves such as the Okavango Delta, and the Kalahari Desert to name a few. A home for wild animals both land and water as well as of air. The home of the third largest diamond ever found, Lesedi La Rona, which means our light. The Batswana, are a peaceful people guided by Botho, which means etiquette. A democratic nation that over the past 50 years has lived in peace and tranquility through the leadership of four great presidents since its Independence.

The African Children Stories program has been running in Botswana since 2013, incorporating Peace Centres, based on the Botswana tradition of the kgotla, built in three schools as the focus of our activities. Over 35,000 copies of the African Children Stories Collections have been distributed across many schools in both peri-urban and rural areas such as the Kgalagadi region. Through the help of the Botswana Education Hub, as well as the Department of Basic Education under the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, the Ducere Foundation has made an impact in the lives of students involved in the programs, giving them hope for a better future, developing passionate and motivated young leaders and learners. Botswana, Our Pride, your Destination!

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