Youth Character Development Class held at Southwestern State CollegeGlobal Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) with its ongoing task to raise a conscientious youth was once again conducted a ‘Youth Character Development Class ‘ at Southwestern State College on Tuesday,13th March,2012. The Bachelor level students of Southwestern College were guided to build effort in structuring the right culture by taking ownership. Ms. Elisha Tamang, a student of SSC, pointed out the duties of today’s youth and how an individual can contribute for peace and development. Likewise, Mr. Hari Singh K.C., Vice-Principal of Southwestern State College mentioned that knowledge and guidance to understand better the structure and development of character and how it contributes to positive youth development is vital in today’s society. 'The GPYC's character educational class must be shared to all the youth,' added Mr. Singh.
Members of NLYC Participate in a 2 day Leadership SeminarA leadership and Personal development seminar under the theme ‘Youth Can Make a Difference’ was held at Samudayek Sewa Kendra, Old Bus Park, Kathmandu. The seminar focused on building and cultivating moral leadership skills for youth. ‘We really felt so glad to have this type of seminar, we had learned important knowledge which are key essentials in our lifestyles as youth, expressed Mr. Sonam Khadka, coordinator, NLYC. The Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) in partnership with New Light Youth Club (NLYC) held a 2 day leadership seminar on 2nd – 3rd March, 2012. Five lecturer staffs and volunteers of GPYC-Nepal spoke to the youngsters concerning different topics about the traits and values that define a leader and background regarding social crisis result. The group had raised a total amount of Eight hundred Rupees (NRs. 800)in which they had used to purchased and
Blood Donation Camp HeldA blood donation camp, aimed at creating awareness about the importance of donating blood and saving lives was organized on Tuesday, 6th March at Tribhuvan University Kanya girls campus. The blood donation program was started by registration and medical check-up for the donor participants. All the donors were thoroughly screened before they were allowed to donate blood. Altogether nineteen donors earnestly bequeath their blood. Knowingly, through their blood a life could be save. According to Mr. Anil Panday, Kaski district project leader, the camp has taught the youth to live for sake of others. ‘When we donate blood, we become a part of an exceptional youth that is dedicated to alleviate suffering,’ he added. Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal, in association with Nepal Red Cross Society and Tribhuvan University organized the program to create a vigorous stimulant among the society on blood donation which is
Youth Character Development: Learning the Universal Ethical PrinciplesCharacter Development is an essential part of preparing young people to become compassionate and responsible citizens. The Southwestern State College’s (SWSC) commitment to the development of its students has brought an invitation to the Global Peace Youth Corps-Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) in conjunction to its vision and mission to present a special content of a precise and explicit lecture for a conscientious youth nation-builders. “Youth should have vision because it is the vision that gives you the ability to work hard, overcome challenges and gives inner strength”, explained Mr. Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane, President of GPYC-Nepal in his presentation to a more than fifty college students. “It is vision that allows us to walk ahead of others, for without it we will perish,” he added. The lecture presentation was effectively held on Thursday, 1st March 2012 at the conference hall of SWSC, Basundhara. Young students
Global Peace Volunteers manage crowd of devotees on Maha ShivaratriIn Pashupatinath temple every year more than hundreds of thousands of devotees including sages and sadhus attend Maha Shivaratri. The temple, which is listed on UNESCO’s world heritage site list, is the biggest Hindu temple of lord Shiva in the world. Thousands of devotees not only from Nepal but also from India have thronged and stood in a long line which could be even a miles long to perform their devotion during the festival. To serve pilgrims better, there were rows and thousands of volunteers worked to maintain peace, safety and control the lines. Together with other volunteer organizations, Global Peace Volunteers (GPV) were mobilized on Monday, February 20, 2012 and took care of various things.They were divided into 3 groups and each group was assigned at different time slot . Passageways have been fixed and prepared to enter the temple. The Global
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