Young Zambian Teens Pull Together in Service Program

October 25, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Baha'i World News Service

The Tonga tribe has lived in southern Zambia for hundreds of years, and members are proud of their longstanding traditions and strong social codes. But leaders say some of the customs are eroding - young people, for example, no longer seem to respect the elderly.

A new program involving hundreds of young teens working in small groups may help change that - and simultaneously help the youngsters get along better with each other.