Socially: the program provides very entertaining and enriching alternatives to street gangs, drugs and prostitution. Read more

Economically: the program saves the city council huge amounts of money in terms of policing, drug, alcohol and other social rehabilitation programs and prison upkeep. Read more

Culturally: it enriches the city or country. Africa still remains a mystery to most people. Its culture is little known. Read more

Tourism: many cities and countries derive a huge chunk of their revenues from tourism. Read more

Health: the explosion of child obesity and other numerous health concerns tied to inactivity in North America provides a good reason for the introduction of these dances. Read more

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KEMING David NCHINDA Keming holds an M.A. in History from the University of Yaoundé 1. He was born and grew up in Oku where he learned music as part of his traditional education. He was integrated into the Yaoundé Dance Troupe in 2003. Ever since, he has distinguished himself as a musician and dancer. A virtuoso in traditional African music and dance, he also plays soccer.