“Be the change you wish to see in the world” is one of Nelson Mandela’s quote. It is easier said than done because peace-building is (and should be!) a concious and lasting action which requires participation of every human being living in the world.
28 November, Janda Baik- The Global Peace Youth team seeks to end the year of 2014 with a big bang.With more than 30 youths from ten nationals have been selected to congregate at the Radiant Retreats Resorts for a three days two nights youth leadership kick-starter programme.
Day one of the camp started strong with youths of high energy delivered to the mountains an hour away from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
Here are some throwbacks for you and your friends who have missed the chance to join us:
Ayat , a student from Taylor’s University who is originally from Saudi Arabia is exceptionally pleased to get to know her temperaments deeper: “ I have always known I am a headstrong person, the test made it more apparent. I am so proud and happy to be a choleric!”
Neil who travelled all the way from the Philippines looks forward to meeting like-minded people and in turn be able to deliver social impact with them.
Isa, from Guinea, answered: “I think Martin Luther King Jr. said it best because I want a world where people are not differentiated by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character,” in response to a question on what his ideal world would be like.
Hana, a fellow facilitator mentioned during the cultural agreement, that she hoped that by the end of the camp, the fellow campers will have made their weaknesses their strengths and challenge themselves to move out of their comfort zones.
Stay tuned for more updates from the camp!