ASBL JEUX D'EDEN
Our ambition is to make people discover these games, popular in Africa but little known in Belgium, to share a fun activity, to allow to discover a heritage, a know-how, traditions, a history.
Types Of Games
"Les jeux d'Eden" is a non-profit organization which aims to promote Social Cohesion and Living Together to the general public.
By offering activities around traditional games, by creating a game library, by promoting African art and craftsmanship or even by organizing a Advice and Guidance service for immigrants, by providing Afro-European information via our WebTV and Wema Info news site and also events.
By our name "The Games of Eden" (Les Jeux d'Eden) we want to evoke the diversity of our activities and refer to the Garden of Eden which is the prerogative of the perfect world.
The copies are presented during events, integrated into the game library or offered for sale, will be made in Africa, by craftsmen in order to participate in local development.
Known for several generations in central Africa, Congolese NGOLA is based on mathematics and has variations and other names across the continent.
Being able to be played with simple pebbles "Le Yoté" entertains thanks to frequent reversals of situation.
The game of Awale is a game of strategy, usually made of wood with two rows of six holes in which seeds or stones are placed.