"Hands for Orphans" Project Completed by GPYC Volunteers31st May 2011. Educational and Sanitary materials were provided to the children of Mother (Aama) Orphanage home, Siffal, Kathmandu through the fund raised by the volunteers of GPYC students of National Orchid Boarding School (NOBS). Volunteers Ms. Srijana Bhandari, Rupa Prajapati and Akankcha Kunwar lend a hand to four girls and five boys of the orphanage home. They provided them with pencil, pen, notebook, brush, hair oil, shampoo, soap, comb, hair bond, and anti-mosquito liquid. The project “Hands for Orphan” was designed during the seminar on May 16th to 18th, 2011. During the program, Mrs. Kabita Gurung, Managing Director of Aama Orphanage Home, felt happy for the assistance given to the orphans .The volunteers, Akanksha kunwar and her group determined to help and teach them more in the future. The volunteers felt the satisfaction of helping the children within their
Meeting with United Nation Volunteer-NepalGPYC-Nepal and UNV-Nepal held a meeting at UNV office, Pulchok, Kathmandu on 31st May, 2011. During the meeting, representative of UNV Mr. Christian Simmelkiaer, Program officer of UNV and Mr. Kumar Khadka, International Youth Volunteer + 10 National coordinator, and Mr. Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane, GPYC-Nepal President, discussed the enhancement of Nepalese youth to volunteerism. At the meeting, Mr.Simmelkiaer appreciated the activities of GPYC .Both parties agreed to work together for any upcoming program.
Global GPYC Leaders Gathered in Ulaanbaatar,MongoliaYouth Leaders from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and United States of America gathered in Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia. The leaders discussed the current world issues and its solution. The program was organized by GPYC-International on 20th to 24th of May, 2011 at hotel flower in Ulaanbaatar. The opening session was addressed by GPYC International President Mr. Kyung Myung Yoo. He mentioned that the world is full of opportunity and hope, only, if young individual of each nation can take ownership in the vision of “One Family under God”. He said, “as a young man, I have the feeling that if all youth can be educated by universal value and principle with one common aspiration, then, they would have the feeling of responsibility to live for the sake of fellow friends from thereon can start a peaceful world”. GPYC-Mongolia President Mrs. Mars
GPYC-Nepal Volunteers served Rastra KabiA group of young volunteers visited a home on 17th May, 2011 to be able to do some service activity to the family. In coincidence, it was the house of Mr. Madhav Prasad Ghimire, a national Poet (Rastra Kabi) of Nepal. The group cleaned the garden and the whole compound. After they had finished, the family served them snacks.They had a nice time talking together and developed a feeling of being a one family. Unexpectedly, Mr. Ghimire came and appreciated the selfless service of the volunteers .He also encouraged them to establish this nature of culture among other youths.The group was led by Ms. Reeyashu Pandey.
3-Day seminar was a huge success, with a record 123 students!GPYC-Nepal organized its regular seminar workshop for youth leaders on 16th to 18th May 2011 at Nepal Scout Hall Lainchour. The workshop was convened to inspire the youth through different presentations and lectures by prominent presenters from Tribhuvan University and United Nation Volunteer Department. A total of 123 participants were raised as a new generation of young leaders to serve as peer educators and a role model to reduce anti-social behaviors and to be involved in community service. At the closing session, Chief Guest Mr. Bhaskar Raj Karnikar, Senior Vice-President of FNCCI stressed the importance of discipline in leadership .Dr. Kishor Kumar Rajbhandari, President of GPA mentioned about the means and ways to help reduce waste and save the Holy River of Bagmati as a clean and lively flowing river. GPYC-Nepal President Mr.Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane summarized the events of the seminar and
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