WE AfriHug

WE AfriHug is a voluntary project of 5 passionate young activists from Greece, Italy and Cyprus. It aims to empower the Youth within African local communities through non formal education and to strengthen the links between European and African Universities by promoting the Erasmus+ programme.
The project is divided in 7 parts combining 3 sports milestones, several educational activities in schools and universities and one academic research regarding the impact of volunteer tourism in local communities. It will take place in the Eastern and Western part of Africa from 1st of January until 31st of July 2018, acting in six countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Togo, Ghana and Western Sahara.

The 3 sports milestones that will be achieved are: Hiking to the top of Africa, mount Kilimanjaro, Cycling in Togo from Lomé to Atakpamé and running the Western Sahara Marathon.