Invitation: Fun Day with Angels of La Foyer Mon Seigneur Leen

‘La Foyer Mon Seigneur Leen’, YUVA staffs and cohort 1 of YUVA Academy are joining together on Sunday 17th of February 2019 for the celebration of the 51st Independence Day of Mauritius. This event shall be beneficial to more than twenty needy children.

For the celebration of the 51st Independence Day of Mauritius, extracurricular activities are being organized for more than twenty vulnerable and needy children residing in a shelter called ‘La Foyer Mon Seigneur Leen’ situated in the vicinity of Rose Hill. Volunteers from the staff of YUVA and students of cohort 1 of YUVA Academy Leadership for Social Change programme will participate in the event. Beneficiaries from the shelter are set to receive gifts of healthy food and drinks. Many other activities such as drawing competition, Quiz and so forth are being organised.

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First Cohort of Students Graduate from Patten College: YUVA’s Leadership & Civic Programmes

Today, we have successfully completed our four weeks of training programmes on Students Leadership and on Moral and Civic Education.

The training took place at Patten College Girls for students of Grade 9 and 10. At the end of the training, Certificates of Participation and Medals were awarded to them.

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YUVA Implemented Team Building and Citizenship Programmes in Zone 2 Secondary Schools

Team building is a collective term for various types of activities used to enhance social relations and define roles within teams, often involving collaborative tasks. It is one of the most widely used group-development activities and it can be applied in various places to improve efficiency, for instance, in school classes. Its aim is to build effective working relationships, finding solutions to team problems and aligning around goals.

Today, 4 February 2019, in the third week of the Student Leadership Programme, a session based on team building was conducted at Patten College (Girls) which is a private secondary college situated at Rose Hill. The idea and motive behind this session were to inculcate the students of Grade 10 of the importance of team building. While being part of a team can be beneficial based on the quotation “United we stand, divided we fall”, building the proper environment and sustaining team spirit are primordial to leaders.

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Invitation: Dialogue on ‘Movers, Shakers and Transformers’

On behalf of the Brahma Kumaris Global Peace House, we have the pleasure to invite you to the event entitled ‘MOVERS, SHAKERS & TRANSFORMERS – A dialogue on a new uplifting dimension of leadership’.

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YUVA at US Embassy’s talk on Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship

YUVA was invited to attend a talk on “Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship” at the US Embassy, Port Louis. The panel of speakers addressing the issue included Sadhna Sokhal, Managing Director of Legem Ltd and African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) alumna, Karen Yvon, Director of Keda and Nazeem Junggee, Mandela Washington Fellow and Director of 1950 Studios.

Gender Inequality is one of the often-raised issues that have existed since the beginning of interaction between men and women. No doubt, gender plays a major part in the division of labour in today’s society. Gender inequality in Entrepreneurship has given rise to numerous policies, aiming at wiping off gender discrimination on recruitment, salary and promotion processes. Continue reading “YUVA at US Embassy’s talk on Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship”

YUVA 3rd Anniversary: Speech of Executive Director

A very warm welcome again to the YUVA 3rd Anniversary Celebrations.

It is three years since our organisation was created. Time to reflect on the speed in which we have institutionalised internally, begun to change narratives nationally, and championed youth development in Mauritius. Continue reading “YUVA 3rd Anniversary: Speech of Executive Director”