The University of the Fraser Valley’s Development for a New Generation project is hosting a free forum for Fraser Valley youth this Saturday to raise awareness of sustainable international development options for volunteers.
D4NG is a project sponsored by the UFV Global Development Institute. It’s designed to increase awareness and understanding regarding Canada’s approach to sustainable international development. The project seeks to encourage youth aged 13-18 in the Fraser Valley region to become engaged in projects which improve the health, education, and overall social conditions in developing nations.
“This event will allow Fraser Valley youth to connect, network, and be inspired by organizations specialized n international development and volunteer opportunities,” notes program coordinator Baraa Ali.
The event will be held on Sat, Oct 22 in Room B121 of the Abbotsford campus from 8:30 am to noon.
Organizations in attendance:
• Free the Children
• Amnesty International
• United Way
• Food for the Hungry
• Oxfam International
• Canada World Youth
• Hunger Response International
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Participants in D4NG are involved in initiatives across Abbotsford and across the country to make the world a better place. Interviews with students and program directors may be arranged.
Contact: Baraa Safaa Ali, Project Manager
T: 778 552 5525
Contact: Baraa Safaa Ali, 778 552 5525