Caritas Pakistan Multan kicked off “Youth Leadership and Community Development” course for 22 youngsters on May 19.
The three-week course is divided into seven modules, each offering sessions on personality development, social mobilization, community development, leadership, conflict management, project designing, management, communication, reporting, monitoring, evaluation and exposure visit. Mr. Amjad Gulzar Executive Director joined Vicar General of Multan Rev. Fr. Yousaf Sohan and Samuel Clement Executive Secretary Caritas Pakistan Multan at Bishop Boland Hall for the opening ceremony.
“This is a very important opportunity for fresh graduates to get organized. This batch will produce the next leadership. It will equip you with enough skills to join other organizations as well,” said Mr. Amjad. “Feel free to express your views and opinions. Together we shall build an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.”
Father Yousaf appreciated Caritas for professionally training youth about social sector. Mr. Samuel urged the participants to use their time in a productive manner. “Caritas aims at the progress of people and development of communities. Get out of the virtual world of smartphones and start learning about real issues. We can help you in preparing for disasters, both natural and manmade,” he said.