The Ashinaga Africa Initiative is a fully funded academic leadership programme that aims to provide high potential orphaned students from across Sub Saharan Africa with access to higher education in Japan, the U.S.A. and Europe.
Our vision is that after graduating from university abroad, our scholars will return to Mauritius to become leaders and empower others.
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Who would have
imagined, years ago, that our first priority before enjoying a delicious meal
with someone we cherish would first need to be documented so that it could be
posted on Instagram and Facebook?
Who would have thought that our children would start learning what is appropriate, not at a university, so that their social media content would not appear as an attack on any individual or institution?
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We’ve always been told and made to understand that education is the key to our career success. Finish school, enrol in university, earn your degree, and enter the job market ready to impart your newly learned skills and knowledge. In more recent years, the model may have slightly changed and people can take different routes to achieve career success, but the premise is still pretty much intact.
Similarly, there seems to be a common thought trend that the more education one partakes in, the more productive they will be for the workforce. It’s not uncommon or out of the ordinary to cling to a thought like this; after all, the assumption is that the more you have studied and learned, the better you will be in whatever job you are working in.
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The Mauritius Council of Social Service (MACOSS), in collaboration with the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM), invited various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) on Friday 26 April 2019 at the MACOSS Regional Leadership Centre to participate in the 2019 edition of the CLEn Programme.
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YUVA responded positively to the call, along with many other NGOs, including APEDED, Befrienders, APSA and The Mauritius Scouts Association.
A warm welcome and introduction to ALU and the fair was done by Mr Theodore Sutherland, the Head of College. He shared the vision of ALU, their innovative learning model and the approach to preparing work-ready talent in the 21st century. Furthermore, Mr Christopher Williams, one of our global experts in residence shared more insights on the importance of talents in an ever-changing world. He focused on what organizations have done to adapt to changing trends and the relevance of talent in adapting to these changes and believes that being versatile is important.
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On 29 March 2019, YUVA celebrated the World NGO Day 2019 with university students and NGO representatives on the campus of the University of Mauritius (UoM).
World NGO Day is a day for NGOs around the globe to share knowledge and experiences with one another. It aims to educate individuals worldwide on NGOs and their impact. The World NGO Day also provides an opportunity to honour and remember NGO founders, employees, volunteers, members and supporters.
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