Kairouan governor, Mohammed Bourguiba, hosted on Monday, November 16, 2020, the President of the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, Radwan Al-Masmoudi, and his accompanying delegation, within the framework of the community projects that the youth participating in the "Youth Leader for a Better Tomorrow" project intends to implement in the state of Kairouan.
The meeting was attended by Abdul Fattah al-Taghouti, the director of the "Youth leaders" project, and Wissam al-Toumi, the project's supervisor, Khuloud al-Tariqi, and the center's program manager, Massoudi al-Obaidi.
The governor expressed his support for the youth leaders and the projects he intends to launch in various cities in Kairouan province. He also expressed his willingness to provide the necessary facilities to render these initiatives into reality.
He also promised to hold a session with youth under the supervision of the first approved to listen to their needs, followed by other meetings with the various parties concerned, whether regional public institutions or civil society.
Radwan al-Masmoudi, President of the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, praised the positive response of provincial authorities, expressing his hope that these promises will become reality.
The eight projects are: "Be Change" (Address Early Drop-Out), "Majority for Artistic Youth" (Student and Youth Training Courses in Theater, Cinema, etc), "Madinaty" (Appreciation of Cultural and Tourism Heritage), "Psychological Briefings for Adolescents", "We Love To Serve", "Reducing Bias and Bribery in Employment" The Generation Tune" (Encouragement of Higher Grads and Artisans to Create Projects), Clean Cairo (Creating 4 Gardens in Different Neighborhoods of Kairouan).
The Youth leaders participating in the first part of this project proposed 31 community-based projects to be implemented in five states to address some of the problems in their areas after receiving more than 9 months of training on combating corruption and extremism, instilling citizenship and democracy values, leadership skills, and community entrepreneurship. And the states are Greater Tunis, Bizerte, Jendouba, Kairouan.
The second part of the project, which began in August, includes five other states: Sousse, Sidi Bouzid, Mednin, Gabes, and Kasserine.
400 young men and women profit from this whole project.