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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Nsakse John Kelese Nsakse holds an LLB in Law from the University of Yaoundé. A teacher, he has been serving with the German Foundation Cité-Verte-Yaoundé for 14 years. He was the traditional music director of Government High School Kumbo. He joined the Yaoundé dance troupe in 1989 where he is currently its Secretary General. He is a talented lead xylophone player and a drummer. He has been instrumental in the training of young members of the group. He is very rigorous when it comes to discipline.