Growing up as a child, I always heard about the word creativity but I never bothered to find out what it meant. This all changed when I joined the Leadership Education and Empowerment Program (LEEP) team. Read more
By Deqo Mahad
After long evaluation, analysis, and introspection, I came to realize that each one of us is the commander, or master, of our own futures. Because of this awareness, I now recognize that the choices and decisions we make have either a positive or negative impact on our lives, and can even become an absolute obstacle to realizing our dreams.
By Devota Uwilagiye
The Country Operation Planning (COP) meeting is an annual 2-day workshop organized by UNHCR that brings together leaders from the Botswana government, Skillshare International Botswana, Botswana Red Cross, the Dukwi refugee camp clinic, and nearby village governments. This year, the COP was held in Mahalapye, a village located between Francistown and Gaborone (the country’s capital). The workshop allows leaders to discuss the challenges that they had faced implementing programs for refugees in the previous years, as well as some of their successes. They then plan for the upcoming two years.