Application Open: YUVA Entrepreneurship Programme 2017

The YUVA Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP) operates with the belief that entrepreneurship and business skills are teachable and learnable. This is why we have devised a 4-week free programme to equip startups with the basic skills required to launch and run their businesses at the early stage of their growth. In close collaboration with Safe Sha Training Centre, YUVA brings together the best tools and frameworks to teach and hone entrepreneurship skills in Mauritius.

The end outcome being strong viable businesses, which go on to create new jobs, more new revenue and ultimately enlarge Mauritius’ private business sector. Continue reading “Application Open: YUVA Entrepreneurship Programme 2017”

Call for Application: National Social Leader Forum (December 2017)

Deadline for application: 10 August 2017

Event: 10-14 December 2017

Location: Mauritius

YUVA is seeking for representatives from Public, NGO and (Social) Business sectors, coming from all over Mauritius to participate in the National Social Leader Forum 2017. The forum aims to unite social leaders and foster discussion and exchange on social work and community services work in Mauritius. As experience shows, there is an urgent need for all social leaders to combine their strength and experiences in order to tackle rising issues in the country. Continue reading “Call for Application: National Social Leader Forum (December 2017)”

7 April, World Health Day: Let’s talk about Depression

WHO is leading a global campaign on depression for World Health Day 2017, celebrated today. Its goal is to enable more people with mental disorders to live healthy, productive lives.

Key facts

  • Depression is a common mental disorder. Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression.
  • Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease.
  • More women are affected by depression than men.
  • At its worst, depression can lead to suicide.
  • There are effective treatments for depression.

Continue reading “7 April, World Health Day: Let’s talk about Depression”

YUVA Launched 2nd Event at Lallmatie to Battle Unemployment

YUVA, in close collaboration with the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC), organised the second edition at Lallmatie Social Welfare Centre today morning.

This event is in-line with YUVA’s goal to reduce unemployment among young people in Mauritius.

At the event today, around 300 unemployed young people of the Flacq District registered for the National Skills Development Programme for training in technical skills that are in high demand. The youngsters’ education level varied from form III to HSC. Continue reading “YUVA Launched 2nd Event at Lallmatie to Battle Unemployment”