Summer Camp Attracts St. Lucia Youth

September 1, 2009

Choiseul, St. Lucia - The Universal Peace Federation and the Ambassadors for Peace of St Lucia conducted a five-day camp during the summer of 2009. Almost 100 teenagers participated in the learning, recreation, and service activities.

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'Sports Enrich Lives' Launched

May 14, 2009

Castries, St. Lucia - While the beautiful Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia and her citizens daily offer a welcome to tourists who come to enjoy her pleasant climate and beautiful shores, it seeks to improve the situation of its citizens who suffer a high rate of diabetes and a rising rate of unemployment. Leaders are looking at sports and the benefits they offer as a way to promote healthy social transformation.

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Day of Peace in St. Lucia

September 21, 2008

St. Lucia - “What can we do to promote world peace?” “Go home and love your family!”

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Summer Camps for St. Lucia Youth Promote Good Character

August 9, 2008

Castries, St. Lucia - "Should we have sex before marriage?" was the topic one day at a camp in the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia. The debate became so passionate that the facilitators in charge of this discussion group had a hard time trying to keep the verbal exchanges among the secondary school students respectful and peaceful.

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Building a Culture of Peace in St. Lucia through Character Education

June 7, 2008

The Universal Peace Federation's St. Lucia Chapter held a one-day workshop on “Character Education and Life Skills” on Saturday 31st May 2008 at the Auberge Seraphine Hotel. The workshop is the first of a series of activities planned by the non-profit voluntary organization in pursuit of its goal of “Building a Culture of Peace” in the society.

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Servir spontanément à Sainte Lucie et Saint Vincent

August 31, 2007

Natoria, une jolie jeune fille de 13 ans, svelte et plutôt effacée, était presque toujours là devant l’école au moins une bonne heure avant le début de la première session de notre camp d’été.

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With Love "Fighting HIV/AIDS" in St. Lucia

August 31, 2007

Natoria, a slender and pretty, somewhat quiet girl of thirteen years, was nearly always waiting at the school almost an hour before it was time for the first session of our day camp to begin. She sat at a picnic table under the colorful mural at Vide Bouteille School. We had come by bus to set up the sound system and a projector, and to prepare our last day of camp. The rest of the camp staff would arrive by car.

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Training St. Lucia Teachers in Character Education

July 2, 2007

Can you change your students?" asked Mr. Alan Saunders of the teachers gathered for a one-day workshop. Some teachers timidly answered "Yes!" A few others shook their heads in sign of "No!" Mr. Saunders insisted: "Do you really think you can change your students?" This time the "Nos!" were much louder. Mr. Saunders commented: "You cannot change your students, you can only influence them. How many of you think you can change your spouse?" After a short pause, he continued: "For ten years I thought I could change my wife! ... Do you think that I was successful? No!"

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