Kouayom is a word in the Yacouba dialect and is used in Dan country in the mountainous west of Côte d'Ivoire (Zouan-Hounien department). The Dan people are located between the Wê and Mandé peoples of the north. In the Dan language, "Kouayom" is a very important word that has been used for centuries to express joy, happiness and blessings. Among the Yacouba, there are several types of "kouayom": in the event of childbirth, recovery or release of a person. in the event of a competition or exam. The word is of vital spiritual and cultural importance for the harmony and symbiosis of the Yacouba people. This intergenerational culture is highly prized by the Yacouba people.