DCI-Mauritius has visited the village of Riviere des Anguilles today to spend half a day with some 20 children. Children from all backgrounds are invited to talk to volunteers and it is also a way for DCI-Mauritius to raise awareness of some key articles under the CRC in a basic language to them. During the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Child Helpline Mauritius: Online counselling for children and young persons in Mauritius has been launched today at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Mauritius. The project was officially launched by H.E The President of the Republic of Mauritius in the presence of the Hon. Minister of Gender, Equality, Child Development and Family welfare. Other stakeholders involved in this […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
DCI-Mauritius, is conducting advocacy sessions in informal schools/colleges to empower children of their human rights, leadership skills and encourage them to actively participate and be concerned in the children’s protection. During sessions, role plays are organised, chidren have an opportunity to ask questions and recent abuse against children are raised. Children are also allowed to express […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Defence for Children International – Mauritius in collaboration with the Prime Minister’s office of Mauritius is providing legal education to children and young persons. This educational campaign has started in the month of March 2012 and is ongoing. The sessions are being conducted at the various Citizens Advice Bureaux in the country. This initiative is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Child Helpline Mauritius : Online Counselling Service for children and young people. Defence for Children International-Mauritius has embarked on assisting children who are victims of violence. The type of assistance that is being offered is legal education and support through online counselling. Children and young persons are allowed to have free, anonymous and confidential counselling […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This program aims at providing functional literacy, computer courses and numeracy to primary school dropouts. Classes begun as from May 1998 and continue every year. Initially the program covers one class of some thirty learners of six villages of the south of the island. These learners after failing the Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) examination […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The youth entrepreneurship Mentorship programme aims at stimulating and creating youth employment in Mauritius. It provides a linkage between private sector and young entrepreneurs for the sharing of resources. More precisely, This one year programme allows sixty persons ‘would be businessmen and businesswomen’ to get acquainted with business skills under the expert mentorship of a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.