Call for Applications: YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit (YALES) 2019

A culmination of leadership, entrepreneurship, social & business innovation, and practicality, the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit (YALES) 2019 is a platform that prepares Mauritius’ leaders of tomorrow, sharpens their leadership and managerial skills and allows them to strengthen their planning, organising and communication skills.  If you feel that your brainchild could be the next success story, then this will be your moment of glory. YALES 2019 will be a platform for you Read more

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. Our first session was on Leadership. The training was conducted in the presence of 34 students of Grade 10. We commenced by defining ‘Encouraging Read more

YUVA Academy: Cohort 1 (2019) of Certificate in Leadership for Social Change

This year’s leadership program, delivered by the YUVA Academy, has started this month. Using interactive activities including reflexive journals, aspiring young leaders develop their own understandings of what constitutes good leadership and how to apply this knowledge in real life situations. Whether you want to polish your individual leadership skills, have ambitions to grow into leadership roles or are an emerging leader in your organisation, YUVA Academy’s School of Leadership and Development is for Read more

YUVA launched ‘Moral & Civic Education’ at Patten College for Grade 9

The “Moral and Civic Education” programme for secondary schools was successfully launched by the YUVA Academy on Monday, 14 January 2019. The development training took place at Patten College (Girls) and our first batch has commenced with around 35 ambitious students of Grade 9. The moral and civic education is an important component which targets at fostering teenagers’ positive values and attitudes through the learning and teaching of several key learning subjects. The programme Read more

YUVA’s ‘Students Leadership Programme’ launched at Patten College for Grade 10

The ‘Students Leadership Programme’ for secondary schools was successfully launched by YUVA on Monday, 14 January 2019. The development training took place at Patten College Girls and our first batch commenced with around 30 ambitious students of Grade 10. We, at YUVA, believe that every individual has leadership potentials and that their particular gifts, talents, and skills can be enhanced through education, training, and development. Leadership is a process, not a position. Therefore, YUVA Read more

YUVA launches Leadership Programme in Secondary Schools of Zone 2

YUVA, one of the largest and most active youth-led NGOs of Mauritius, joins YUVA Academy, its subsidiary for launching an intensive free leadership programme for secondary school students of Zone 2. Designed for a 12-hour duration, this leadership programme challenges secondary school students to apply learning using a realistic simulation, based on real-world leadership experiences. YUVA aims to develop young people’s leadership knowledge for them to become effective leaders in society. Using interactive activities Read more

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