YUVA’s Moral and Civic Education programme has successfully been implemented at the Islamic Cultural College (Boys) on 17 June 2019. YUVA team is working with a batch of 38 enthusiastic students. The first training session has discussed the topics of morality and civilisation.
The focus of this training was “ethnic”, which is important for teenagers to become respectable citizens of the country. This training described five specific ethical qualities, namely; perseverance, responsibility, commitment, integrity and caring for others.
The first section began with the introduction of values, as the daily life of an individual is influenced by an individual’s own values. In other words, values guide individuals through their lives. There are two types of values: Innate values and Acquired values (also known as external values). The concepts of these two values were precisely introduced to students.
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Today, on Tuesday the 11th of June, a dedicated team at YUVA conducted training on moral and civic education with 40 students of Grade 10 at Pailles State Secondary School (Girls).
The “Moral and Civic Education” training programme is an initiative by the YUVA Academy designed to inculcate in fellow young Mauritians values and virtues of a civic and proactive life. It is of utmost importance to instil in the youth life skills that will greatly contribute to all aspects of their holistic development. Civic education is invaluable in the Mauritian society as only by understanding their roles and responsibilities are citizens empowered to protect democracy.
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Elles C Nous Association sought a meeting with YUVA in order to discuss potential areas where both organisations can work together. The meeting was held today at the office of the Elles C Nous Association. Elles C Nous Association was founded by Milene Abdoolkader, who is also the President of the association.
The target group of Elles C Nous Association is 85 children from 5 to 17 years old and 50 parents. Elles C Nous Association is a community development association mainly active with children and their families in the region of Beau Bassin, Rose Hill and in the district of Plaines Wilhems in general.
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The African Leadership University (ALU), in partnership with Ideas For Us (Mauritius), organised a climate change conference and symbolic tree planting exercise on Saturday, 1 June 2019 in commemoration of the World Environment Day, which is celebrated on 5 June. YUVA was invited to participate in the event.
The aim of this conference was to work on sustainable initiatives in order to counteract climate change and change the future. Ideas For Us joined hands with all its partners present at the conference to engage in a good cause. The organisation has also accepted the UN Plastic Challenge programme to beat plastic wastes in Mauritius.
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YUVA won the first prize for the Voice and Choice – SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Summit 2019 in the Youth category in recognition of its outstanding efforts in championing the Post-2015 SADC Gender Protocol and Sustainable Development Goals, and will be representing Mauritius at the regional summit to be held in South Africa in November 2019.
YUVA was invited by Gender Links to participate in the Voice and Choice – SADC Gender Protocol @ Work Summit 2019, held on Friday, 31 May 2019 at the Gold Crest Hotel, in Quatre Bornes, to showcase its work and activities for the year 2018 – 2019 targeting the YOUTH.
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YUVA Academy’s Moral and Civic Education programme has successfully been launched at the La Gaulette Secondary School on Tuesday, 28 May 2019. Our team is working with a batch of enthusiastic students of Grade 9.
The key theme of this first session is “Ethics”, which is important for juniors to become respectable people. Five specific qualities of ethics, such as perseverance, responsibility, commitment, integrity and care for others, were introduced to the students.
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