10 May: Mother’s Day celebrated by YUVA in Mauritius

Today is Mothers Day. For years, YUVA has celebrated this day with thousands of mothers around the island!

Mothers, we hope that you feel honoured for all the years of caring for your children and grandchildren. We’re thinking of you with lots of love today! Hope you can feel it.

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5th YUVA Anniversary: Message of Founder Krishna Athal

5 years ago today, 31 January 2015, YUVA was launched officially at Port Louis, in the hand of former President of the Republic of Mauritius, Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim GCSK.

“We chose to be a part of a brand new chapter in Mauritian social awareness. More than that also, we chose to encourage our youth on their proactive course ahead.

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YUVA wins “Mauritius Social Welfare Award 2019” at CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations

Today, YUVA has just been awarded as the COUNTRY WINNER in the Welfare & Civil Society Organisations sector of CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations, 2019 Awards at the Hennessy Park Hotel, Ebene.

Also, YUVA Executive Director, Krishna Athal has just been awarded as the REGIONAL WINNER (AFRICA) in the Welfare & Civil Society Organisations sector of CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations, 2019 Awards.

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YUVA met Elles C Nous to discuss areas of collaboration to help underprivileged children

Elles C Nous Association sought a meeting with YUVA in order to discuss potential areas where both organisations can work together. The meeting was held today at the office of the Elles C Nous Association. Elles C Nous Association was founded by Milene Abdoolkader, who is also the President of the association.

The target group of Elles C Nous Association is 85 children from 5 to 17 years old and 50 parents.  Elles C Nous Association is a community development association mainly active with children and their families in the region of Beau Bassin, Rose Hill and in the district of Plaines Wilhems in general.

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YUVA participates in Climate Change Conference 2019 at African Leadership University (ALU)

The African Leadership University (ALU), in partnership with Ideas For Us (Mauritius), organised a climate change conference and symbolic tree planting exercise on Saturday, 1 June 2019 in commemoration of the World Environment Day, which is celebrated on 5 June. YUVA was invited to participate in the event.

The aim of this conference was to work on sustainable initiatives in order to counteract climate change and change the future. Ideas For Us joined hands with all its partners present at the conference to engage in a good cause. The organisation has also accepted the UN Plastic Challenge programme to beat plastic wastes in Mauritius.

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YUVA wins ‘SADC Gender Protocol at Work 2019’ Award in the Youth Category

YUVA won the first prize for the Voice and Choice – SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Summit 2019 in the Youth category in recognition of its outstanding efforts in championing the Post-2015 SADC Gender Protocol and Sustainable Development Goals, and will be representing Mauritius at the regional summit to be held in South Africa in November 2019. 

YUVA was invited by Gender Links to participate in the Voice and Choice – SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Summit 2019, held on Friday, 31 May 2019 at the Gold Crest Hotel, in Quatre Bornes, to showcase its work and activities for the year 2018 – 2019 targeting the YOUTH.  

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