YUVA empowers Hara Bhara India members with Leadership for Social Change programme

On Monday, 13 May 2019, YUVA conducted a half-day workshop at the Hotel Surya International on its Leadership for Social Change programme with young Indian activists forming part of an NGO called Hara Bhara India, which is based in New Delhi.

Founded by 18-year old Sumit Goyal, Hara Bhara India dreams of removing garbage and converting them into compost or recycling them in order to create a clean India. They are a group of engaged youth fighting for a pollution-free environment through different activities. They meet every Sunday at Rajiv Chowk in New Delhi to clean up the Central Park and the neighbouring areas, where they recycle all the collected garbage. Additionally, they conduct cleanliness campaigns in the streets of Laxmi Nagar to make their environment garbage-free. Moreover, they also organise Saplings Distribution programmes all over Delhi, to create mass awareness about air pollution.

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15 MITD Students Graduate in YUVA’s Student Leadership Programme

The last session of the Student Leadership Programme (SLP) was held on Monday 8 April 2019 at the Shaan-e-Rasool Mosque in Plaine Verte with students of the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD).

Throughout the programme, the students were able to learn about the concept of leadership, a topic that they were previously unfamiliar with, and to reflect on how they can cultivate leadership traits and apply these to their individual lives. The programme consisted of interactive sessions and fun activities, such as role plays, making shapes and figures out of modelling clay, speeches and dialogues to capture the attention of the students and increase their interest in the topic.

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YUVA begins Leadership Programme with 15 MITD Students at Paul Tourreau Community Centre

On Monday, 18 March 2019, 15 students from the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD) were introduced to the Student Leadership Programme (SLP) delivered by trainers of the YUVA Academy.

This first session took place at the Paul Tourreau Community Centre. The students were aged between 16 and 17 and were mainly from the fields of housekeeping and electric work. Although they lacked the know-how on the topic, they were zealous to learn and utilise the knowledge and skills to be gained from the programme in their professional careers as well as personal lives.

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YUVA launches Moral and Civic Education at Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed SSS

The second cohort of YUVA’s ‘Moral and Civic Education’ programme has successfully been launched at the Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed Secondary School on Wednesday. Our team is working with a batch of around 20 ambitious students of Grade 8.

Our young people should realise that Moral and Civic Education is essential to sustain our constitutional democracy. The habits of the mind, as well as “habits of the heart,” the dispositions that inform the democratic ethos, are not inherited. As Alexis de Tocqueville pointed out, each new generation is a new people that must acquire the knowledge, learn the skills, and develop the dispositions or traits of private and public character that undergird a constitutional democracy. Those dispositions must be fostered and nurtured by word, learning, and by the power of example.

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YUVA collaborated for Online Literacy Week with School Children in Pakistan

Children are assets with young inquisitive open minds who, if allowed, can play a dynamic role in global affairs. But they are most often constrained and restrained to a small sphere of knowledge and blinded to the outside world.

YUVA believes that every child in the world, far and wide, has the right to interaction all across the horizon in this age of internet access.

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YUVA showcased its services at Uniciti Education Hub Open Day 2019

Exposed to a new milieu, YUVA was invited by the Uniciti Education Hub to participate in their Open Day held on 23 February to showcase YUVA’s values as well as YUVA Academy’s empowering programmes, namely Leadership for Social Change, The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Moral, Civic and Sex Education.

Open days serve as ideal opportunities to help attendees in making the right choice for further studies to plan a better future and to shed light on how campus life really works. As an institution which strives to provide the proper environment for quality education and unique experiences, Uniciti Education Hub proved to be the right choice to be partnering with.

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