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Youth involvement in interfaith activities in Tanzania
Ngaira Mandara explains why he got involved in the interfaith field and why it is important to involve the youth in interfaith dialogue. He also goes into detail about a successful activity he uses to promote peacebuilding amongst the youth.
Tanzania Youth Interfaith Network is a faith based organization focused on cooperating in peace building and national unity for the national development. Ngaira Mandara explains that he got involved in the interfaith field because he was interested in hearing the opinions of people from different religious backgrounds on peace issues. He feels that it is important to involve the youth in interfaith dialogue in order to educate young people and to overcome stereotypes about different religious groups and cultures. Youths in this network also discuss topics such as entrepreneurship in order to promote peace building and to involve themselves in their community. The youths also participate in a fun activity by making music that has a message of peace.