YUVA and New Delhi’s Zygma sign MOU on Cultural Exchange

Mauritius’ YUVA and New Delhi’s Zygma have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), focused on culture, performing arts and modeling.

Mr Krishna Athal, National President of YUVA and Mr Sherman Preet Singh, head executive of Zygma Artists & Productions have signed the MoU yesterday afternoon.

About Zygma Artists & Productions

As a modern day Production and Marketing Company, we aim to propose and facilitate a one-stop production, merchandising and marketing solution to top-notch clientele.

We are an artists’ collective; the finest Indian and International models, make-up artists, photographers and fashion stylists. We offer this platform to make-up artists, stylists and photographers to showcase their work and interact with potential clients to get opportunities to work with them.

Aim to collaborate with YUVA

“We want to manage and provide logistics support for all events/activities/operations of YUVA in India. Also, we would be willing to support the organisation’s activities financially while organising billateral conferences and summits between India and Mauritius,” said Mr Sherman Preet Singh.

YUVA and Nigeria’s Dopachris Trust Foundation sign MoU to Endorse Poverty Alleviation

YUVA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria’s Dopachris Trust Foundation (DTF) with the aim to endorse poverty alleviation in the continent of Africa.

Mr Krishna Athal, National President of YUVA and Mr Okereafor Emmanuel, chief executive officer of DTF have signed the MoU today.

About Dopachris Trust Foundation

DTF organisation is a foundation for Development of orphanage youths and poverty alleviation designed for skill training and secondary education of an orphanage youths. DTF helps in organising free Adult youths secondary education, empowerment to entrepreneur scheme, assisting the Development of Rural communities on the same empowerments and promoting youth’s sensitisation. Many orphanage homes only exist in rendering a Business forum with a personal interest on profit making through child labour.

DTF assists only Helpless and Hopeless youths, dropped from schools, orphanage homes, and Helpless youths become useful tools to the society. The organisation trains them in different profession like sewing, shoe making, carpentry, Driving, making Blocks and Building design, computer Repairs, photography and secondary education.

This foundation was designed to meet up the urgent needs in the life of our young leaders of today, and tomorrow.

Aim and Objectives

  • Provision of assistance to children in need /drop out of school in orphanage home
  • It seeks participation and help from like-minded people/ other related organisations in creating greater base for the foundation to give a true shape and substances to the objectives envisage.
  • Management and support for orphanages/schools or other education institutions for young people.
  • Helping other orphanage/Destitute Homes.
  • To enable them acquire proper social services and make them completely free from any abuse and be equal to the privilege peer groups in the physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual dimensions, so as to attain full development.

Vision

The vision of the orphanage project is to have a self-sustaining Community Consisting of Youths, Orphanages, Training Centre, and other facilities that helps a community to succeed.

Mission

To provide secondary education, Vocational training, and assistance to those who become orphans, to enable them give all rounded supportive services, so as to be effective and useful citizens of the country.

YUVA and World Youth Foundation sign MoU to Promote Research, Development & Youth Programmes

YUVA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia’s World Youth Foundation (WYF) with the aim to promote research, development and documentation of youth programmes beneficial to youths worldwide.

Mr Krishna Athal, National President of YUVA and Hon Senator Tan Sri (Dr.) Mohd Ali Rustam (former Chief Minister of Melaka), chairman of WYF have signed the MoU today morning.

Areas of collaboration:

  • To raise and administer funds to further the educational, cultural and socio-economic development of youths at national and international level;
  • To identify, encourage, promote and facilitate the expansion of educational, social, cultural, environmental and humanitarian work conducted by youth groups and movements globally;
  • To liaise with local and international governments and non-government agencies, and financing institutions which are actively involved in the field of Youth and human development;
  • To provide finance and support facilities for research and documentation in the area of youth development and related challenges; and
  • To promote and strengthen peace, progress and prosperity among young people throughout the world.

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About World Youth Foundation

The World Youth Foundation (WYF) “an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations” is an international non-governmental organization which was launched in 1994 with the aim to promote research, development and documentation of youth programmes beneficial to youths worldwide.

Our headquarters is located in our own complex, the World Youth Foundation Complex, in the city of Malacca, Malaysia.

Through a variety of our programmes we seek to engage and empower young people on range of issues, as well as give them the opportunity to share best practices, networking and learning through people-to-people exchange.

The Foundation seeks to support the work of the UN and the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, the Millennium Development Goals and the newly endorsed Sustainable Development Global Goals . The Foundation has organized various seminars/meetings, conferences/dialogues for youth in areas such as population,

HIV/AIDS, human rights, education, environment, sustainable development, terrorism, racism, entrepreneurship, globalization, culture, drug and substance abuse, climate change, violence against women, trafficking of women, green growth, youth empowerment and leadership, among others. On February 2007, the Foundation received Civil Society Status from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as recognition for raising awareness among young people on the issues affecting our environment. In 2014 the Foundation received Full membership with the Commonwealth Youth Council.

YUVA and Special Olympics Mauritius sign MoU to Promote Intellectually-Disabled Mauritians in Sports

For YUVA the creation and promotion of the concept of Generation Unified is a priority.

YUVA and the Special Olympics Mauritius (SOM) signed an MoU this afternoon with the purpose to seek mutual partnership between the two parties to create and promote the concept of Generation Unified where people with and without intellectual disabilities come together through Special Olympics Mauritius sports programmes and the engagement of Mauritian youth.

Areas of collaboration

  • Introducing and supporting exchange programmes between the two parties for the benefits of children and adults with and without intellectual disabilities to exchange information, knowledge and expertise;
  • Engage in dialogue and initiate capacity building to facilitate the integration of persons with intellectual disabilities in the professional and social life;
  • Engage in youth empowerment to create a disabled friendly environment; and
  • Encourage the concept of Generation Unified through networking and social media strategies.

YUVA and Special Olympics Mauritius both proclaim their unanimous support and affinity to each other with the vision of a disability-inclusive society where everyone are valued on equal basis.

About Special Olympics Mauritius

President: Mr. Jean Marie Malepa
National Director: Mr. Satyagan Sinha Choytun
Responsible for Youth Activation: Kritish Kumar Nudurchand

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Special Olympics Mauritius advocates for the respect, empowerment and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities of all ages including youth. SOM aims at investing in youth to become leaders and change makers who will have a collective ability to break stigma and transform their communities. At its level, SOM has developed a youth forum where issues relating to youth with intellectual disabilities are discussed and solutions are found.