Watch videos about the Peace & Changemaker Generation in Zimbabwe and Mozambique!
Amakuelo dreams of working with nature and animal conservation, at an organisation that fights to protect wild animals. She says: "That dream could be a reality thanks to my bicycle.” Find out why Amakuelo needs a bicycle to succeed! > Learn more
Blessing’s father used to go poaching so he could pay her school fees. But now the rangers have increased security and he’s had to stop. She says: “It means I can’t go to school anymore, because we don’t have the money. Now I’m afraid that I’ll be married off.” > Learn more
“I quit school at the age of 13 and started hunting full-time. It felt pointless carrying on at school, because there aren’t any jobs here anyway. But I’ve had enough now. Lots of poachers and rangers are getting killed. Poaching has to stop,” says Paulo, 16, who lives in a village near Limpopo National Park in Mozambique. > Learn more
“Many of the boys my age in our village don’t go to school. They poach instead. By killing animals, they are committing crimes that will make Mozambique poorer. But these boys’ rights are also being violated when their parents encourage them to poach instead of going to school. It is every child’s right to be able to go to school,” says Luis, who lives near Limpopo National Park in Mozambique. > Learn more