On May 13th 2022, the UN Youth Seychelles hosted the Silver lining Workshop( SHARPEN YOUR SILVER LINING) at the Care House building in Victoria. The attendees consisted of three of the UNYS member, 28 Anse Royale secondary students , who were accompanied by their teachers, and the presenter for the day, Mr Wellington Manjengwa. The workshop took place from 9 am - 12:30 pm , and during that time Mr. Wellington enlightened us on the 8 dimensions of life. The 8, being the financial , occupational , social, environmental, emotional, physical, spiritual and intellectual dimensions. Our presenter carried out activities which helped the students to better engage during the course of the workshop. They proved to be beneficial as it allowed the participants to interact with each other, as well as gain a great deal of information on what was being presented. At the end of the workshop certificate of participation was given to all participants. The certificates were given by Mr Raymus Laurence (President), Mr Wellington Manjengwa (Presenter) and Ms Roseline Hoareau (National Grants committee)
Workshop for orphans, semi-orphans and homes, Building Resilience
On July 25, 2022, UNYS organised a workshop to introduce the 8-life dimension to 24 youth that are orphans, semi-orphans or dwell in homes. The workshop showcased the importance and impacts the different Life dimensions have on individuals, their lives and what action one can take to develop these dimensions. Mr Jimmy Petrousse a professional psychotherapist presented a tailor made workshop that put emphasis on personal harmony and finding one’s life purpose despite of humble origins and challenging life circumstances. The rapport between presenter and participants was further cemented when Mr. Petrousse shared his life story and experience growing up in somewhat similar conditions. As a result of a high degree of engagement from the participants, the workshop turned into a back and forth enriching discussion on various life dimension that this particular group go through. In addition, the workshop prioritises the health of our mind and body, to build secure and quality relationships with ourselves and others. The presentations gave detailed explanations on the power of our minds and demonstrated the significance of a positive mindset.
Members Silver Lining Workshop
UN Youth Seychelles held the first Silver Lining Project workshop on enlightening members to 'Sharpen Your Silver Lining' yesterday April 09, 2022. The members-only workshop focused on broadening participant's knowledge on the 8 Dimensions of Life, containing quality presentations from financial services professional Mr Wellington Manjengwa who gave a striking introduction on the Financial, Occupational, Social and Environmental dimensions while psychotherapist Mr Jimmy Petrousse shared his detailed perspective on the Spiritual, Intellectual, Emotional and Physical dimensions. Both individuals created an informative and engaging front, as participants took this opportunity to impose inquiries and widen their scope of knowledge on the 8 dimensions. Finally, UNYS wishes to thank the Government Grants committee for providing their much appreciated financial support for this project and also Ms. Servina for taking her time to join us in this workshop.