In the 21st century, some opinions are still rooted in times past. It has led to women still being discriminated against for their need to menstruate. To shed some light on an unnecessarily sensitive topic, Youth For Volunteering and Mera PadBank hosted Menstruation Matters, which sought to end the stigma around menstruation.
With the onset of COVID, the usual hubbub of activities have come to a halt. However, Youth For Volunteering has overcome the boundaries placed on their regular social service activities. Through Aashayein, volunteers and children were able to connect and interact in the virtual world. Regardless of the current situation, this fun-filled event put a smile on everyone’s faces.
In this mighty labyrinth of a world, we often stumble along dead ends and lose ourselves in that maze. Instead of offering help, society turns a blind eye to this mental struggle. This talk raises questions on how to navigate through those struggles and move forward and counter the stigma around mental health.
The World’s Largest Lesson, an initiative devised to educate the youth about the Sustainable Development Goals, was conducted by AIESEC on 23rd August 2019. With the aim of raising awareness about global issues and inspiring action, over two hundred volunteers were involved in delivering this lesson to more than one thousand students from various schools in Manipal.
The international student community of Manipal came together on 9th August to celebrate Kairos—MAHE’s International Day. Students from all over the world shared their beliefs, traditions, and food with each other in this extravaganza of culture.
MIT provides students with many opportunities to get international exposure to enhance their educational experience. Through various internships, exchanges, and other programs, a student can make use of the college’s global networks to get the most out of their degree.
AIESEC organised World Café to provide a platform to students across all MAHE college to have an open discussion on some of the problems we face today. The event witnessed talks by faculty members and students, singing performances, and an award-winning act by ADA Dramatics.
AIESEC’s Global Village brought a fun-filled evening to the MIT Student Plaza in an attempt to urge people to sign up for their Global Volunteer Programme. As the crowd revelled in the festivities, the event shed light on the importance of globalisation.
On 15th September 2018, AIESEC organised a cleanliness drive as a part of their attempt to spread awareness about World Cleanup Day. A whopping 850 students from various colleges across the university enrolled for the event.
KAIROS’18, celebrated on the 10th of August, the eve of International Day, was a joint venture between AIESEC, IAESTE, IPSF,and CAM. The day displayed the beauty behind friendship despite national boundaries and showed a remarkable blend of cultural ethnicity.