Caritas Pakistan Karachi marked the “International Peace Day” with the theme Climate action for Peace by organizing an event under “Youth for Peace” program at Don Bosco Hostel. Around 145 including children, volunteers and Caritas staff participated in several activities. More than 100 students included both hostel-its and school dropouts of Sadiq Nagar, Karachi.
Clergy members and Caritas team lead the peace walk and the slogans of peace were called with great enthusiasm by the participants throughout the walk in the hostel ground. Different sports activities took place as this could serve young people to build their physical and mental health and also to raise the spirit of team work, so they could be the real ambassadors and messenger of peace. Trophies were also distributed among them as a token of appreciation and encouragement.
The theme of the year 2019 with aspect to International Peace day is “Climate Action”. Mr. Mansha Noor while having session on social harmony, highlighted the importance of protecting and promoting peace throughout the world and said, “Peace education is the process of acquiring the values, the knowledge and developing the attitudes, skills, and behaviors to live in harmony with oneself, with others, and with the natural environment”.