FOLLOW US

FacebookYoutubeLinkedin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

August 2019
S M T W T F S
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Youth and Service

World AIDS Day Honored by Youth and Students for Peace

Kinshasa, DR Congo—Celebrated on December 1 of each year, World AIDS Day did not go unnoticed by Youth and Students for Peace (YSP)-DR Congo; we held a conference at a school on that day that was attended by about 150 students between the ages of 14 and 20 and by eight teachers and aides. The school was founded by Honore Loango, UPF-DR Congo member and Ambassador for Peace.

The aim of the conference was to encourage students and teachers to prevent the spread of AIDS by leading a life of sexual purity before marriage and fidelity in marriage. The conference’s theme was “My responsibility to eradicate AIDS and my contribution to the fight against promiscuity.” It was part of a “Pure Love” campaign launched by YSP in October to create Pure Love Clubs in schools and colleges throughout the country.

The program included an educational presentation by a doctor about the origin, symptoms, transmission, and prevention of AIDS, testimonies about the importance of maintaining sexual purity before marriage by young people, and questions and comments from the audience. Mr. Loango gave the final speech, in which he encouraged his pupils to join that schools chapter of the Pure Love Club, which will be inaugurated shortly.

The event was closed with a prayer and the singing of the national anthem, followed by a group photo. We thank the DR-Congo chapter of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, whose assistance made possible the success of this activity.

If you find this page helpful and informative please consider making donation. Your donation will help Universal Peace Federation (UPF) provide new and improved reports, analysis and publications to you and everyone around the world.

UPF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and all donations are tax deductible in the United States. Receipts are automatically provided for donations of or above $250.00.

Donate to the Universal Peace Federation: Your donation to support the general programs of UPF.

Donate to the Religious Youth Service (RYS): Your donation will be used for service projects around the world.


Donate to UPF's Africa Projects: Your donation will be used for projects in Africa.




Related Articles

UPF-International Participates in UN Agribusiness and Economic Industry Summit

New York, United States—The fifth annual Agribusiness and Economic Industry Summit addressed chronic undernourishment, particularly in Africa.

UPF Convenes 2019 Australian Leadership Conference

Sydney, Australia—Around 100 guests, including parliamentarians from seven nations, attended the 2019 Australian Leadership Conference, held at the Parliament of New South Wales in Sydney.

“Engagement and Commitment” Is Theme of UPF-Argentina’s July Gathering

Buenos Aires, Argentina—Ambassadors for Peace learned much from community leader with 40 years’ experience in the social sphere.