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Why I refuse to give up on changing the world

Since graduating from university, I told myself I would dedicate my life to others. Like many idealistic fresh graduates who spend their free time volunteering in organizations, I dreamt of making the

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6 Reasons to Participate in the International Solidarity Forum

The International Solidarity Forum (ISF) has officially launched applications for its 16th edition, where certified WYA members will examine the theme “Good Governance and Human Flourishing”.

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Attending the CTP Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop

I work with young people in primary and high school levels as a project officer. My work involves organizing programs for students and teachers that will influence the positive and integral

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Kenyan Member Awarded 2018 Vanessa Cherese Scholarship

The World Youth Alliance proudly announces the selection of Pamella Oddotte, the first recipient of the Vanessa Cherese scholarship fund (VCSF). The chosen WYA member of the VCSF will receive a

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My WYA Africa 15-Year Anniversary Dinner Experience

I had the honor to attend the World Youth Alliance Africa 15-Year Anniversary dinner last Saturday, 18 August, 2018 at Sarova Panafric Hotel. The event celebratesthe work of

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Where the Lilies Grow

It is easy to see the beauty of Monet’s Water Lilies. You stare at the work and catch new colours that were invisible at first. The painting decomposes and recomposes itself the longer you look

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Painful Luxury: A Reflection on Boredom

It has been very intriguing to grow up experiencing the “millennial” phenomenon, and then, while still in my formative years, “generation Z.” Technology rapidly evolved within five

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Meet Mimille Guzman, WYA’s New International Director of Operations

“WYA allows its mission to transcend the ideal and become Real. A sure proof of this is every WYA friendship, in various shape, race, and circumstance, formed under the recognition of each other’s

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Musical Musings

When you get to know people, there are some very typical steps: You can ask them where they come from, what their family is like, do they have any hobbies, do they have any talents—and so on.

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Rape: A Story We’re Afraid to Tell

What is rape? According to the Healthy Place, “Rape is a heinous act performed when one party wishes to exact complete power and control over another.” Rape may take place in any setting such

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