Report: Family Protection including Gender-based Violence in Mauritius

Report by Nnenna Ihua, Researcher at YUVA Academy Family protection is an important aspect in any society because the family is a small unit and families make up the society. Happiness and peace including safety are determinants of a healthy society. In Mauritius, Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare is responsible for family protection including gender-based violence, domestic violence, child abuse, elderly abuse, family conflict and conflict among neighbours. Police Family Protection Unit (PFPU) Read more

Maria Sabeera Abdullakhan on “Architecture and Leadership” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Maria Sabeera Abdullakhan talked on “Should architecture be an important component of a leader while he/she is designing strategies?”. About Maria Sabeera Abdullakhan Sabeera is the Administrative and Design Assistant at T SQUARE Ltd Architects. With 3 years of professional experience, I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. While at University I was Secretary for SPACE (Student Platform for Architecture, Read more

Sita Saminaden on “5 modern management tips to leaders and entrepreneurs” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Sita Saminaden talked on “5 modern management tips to leaders and entrepreneurs”. About Sita Saminaden Sita is passionate about all aspects related to the “customer”. After a fruitful career of more than 18 years at Mauritius Telecom where she got the golden opportunity to evolve in the dynamic world of telco customer management, she has acquired a solid understanding of the dynamics of customer relationships and Read more

Deepa Gokulsing on “Issues facing youngsters in the Mauritian society” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Deepa Gokulsing talked on “Issues facing youngsters in the Mauritian society”. About Deepa Gokulsing Deepa Gokulsing is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, at the University of Mauritius. Her research interests are family, gender, higher education and labour market, migration, poverty, social development and policy. Ms Gokulsing has been working on a number of consultancy projects for various ministries Read more

Adila Budullah on “Storytelling for social workers, leaders and entrepreneurs” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Adila Budullah talked on “Storytelling for social workers, leaders and entrepreneurs”. About Adila Budullah Adila Budullah is a woman entrepreneur, owner and director of Embrace Uniqueness Ltd. She has recently celebrated CEO Global’S PAN African Awards for Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government &Titans: Building Nations and was proudly presented with the Country Winner IOC 2018/19 in recognition of the Arts and Culture Sector. Read more

Priyamka’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

On Sunday, 18 November 2018, charity event held at the at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice, was organized by volunteers of YUVA of different ages and from different background. This event consisted of serving lunch to at least 100 senior citizens residing at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice. It was my first outdoor activity as a LSC Student and it provided a nice opportunity to strengthen the values and principles, that YUVA Read more

Zaahirah’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

The simplest way to serve someone is to show them love, giving your time and offering encouragement to people who are in need. This is the most valuable gift we could have given to our senior citizens. On 18 November 2018, YUVA academy hosted a lunch for the 100 elders at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice at Pamplemousses. Together with our family members, staff and YUVA volunteers, we honoured our elders as the wise Read more

Communiqué to YALES 2018 selected participants

Dear YALES 2018 Participants We are absolutely delighted to inform you that your application has been accepted to attend YALES 2018, and we are excited to welcome you on 1, 2 and 3 December from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. A culmination of leadership, entrepreneurship, social & business innovation, and practicality, YALES 2018 is a platform that will empower Mauritius’ social leaders, sharpen their leadership and managerial skills, and allow them to strengthen their planning, organising and communication Read more

Tanweer’s Analysis: Event at Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice

18 November 2018 marks the day when lunch was served to around 100 senior citizens, residing at the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospice. The visit epitomises the values of YUVA where volunteers and students of the YUVA Academy were brought together to engage in social work and community service. The lunch mobilised individuals from different communities and age groups, embodying unique values and visions, to serve the same purpose: to give back to society. Read more