4 February: World Cancer Day 2019

Nearly every family in the world is touched by cancer, which is now responsible for almost one in six deaths globally. On World Cancer Day (4 February) WHO highlights that cancer no longer needs to be a death sentence, as the capacity exists to reduce its burden and improve the survival and quality of life of people living with the disease.

“All countries can do more to prevent and treat cancer. We know the main causes. Acting upon them will avoid that many cases occur in the first place. By strengthening the health system response, we can also ensure earlier diagnosis and better access to affordable treatment by qualified personnel, thereby saving millions of lives.”

Dr Etienne Krug, WHO Director for the Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention
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Tombola Campaign to Support the Education of Needy Children

YUVA works with children living under the poverty threshold. We have launched a national tombola campaign, mainly being circulated in secondary schools, corporate and public organisations, and NGOs.

The funds raised through this tombola are going to be used to assist our children with a variety of critical educational needs. 

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YUVA at African Women in Dialogue, Johannesburg

The air was filled with excitement at OR Tambo International Airport as women from across the continent streamed in to attend the African Women in Dialogue (AWiD) conference that took place in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

YUVA, represented by Soveeta Chengappa Naidu, participated in a 5-day forum held by Zanele Mbeki Development Trust in Johannesburg last week. Delegates from all walks of life entered the forum campus wide-eyed and filled with joy. Continue reading “YUVA at African Women in Dialogue, Johannesburg”

31 May: World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) highlights the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocates for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease.” The campaign will increase awareness on the:

  • link between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death;
  • feasible actions and measures that key audiences, including governments and the public, can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco.

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No Povery Goal: 75 Needy Families of Cité EDC, Pamplemousses Receive Clothes

Today morning, YUVANs distributed clothes to 75 needy families of Cité E.D.C., Pamplemousses.

rendez-vous

3 weeks left in 2016. Get out of the house. Check on people. Lot of people are going through silent pains.

YUVA has launched its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used clothes from individuals, civic and corporate organisations, then distributing those clothes to poor and disadvantaged people.

We’re happy to announce that today’s event was also successful, as earlier. Thanks to all for their support and dedication to conduct this program, even in their busy schedule.

Volunteers are most welcome; contact us on 57086868.

No Poverty Goal: 65 Needy Families Receive Clothes at Impasse Rouillard, Baie Du Tombeau

Today, Sunday 4 December 2016, YUVA has distributed clothes to 65 needy families of Impasse Rouillard, Baie Du Tombeau. 

What a nice feeling to contribute a little time for the distribution of clothes to needy families this morning.

YUVA has launched its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used clothes from individuals, civic and corporate organisations, then distributing those clothes to poor and disadvantaged people.

We’re happy to announce that today’s event was also successful, as earlier. Thanks to all for their support and dedication to conduct this program, even in their busy schedule.

Volunteers are most welcome; contact us on 57086868.