POWER Foundation in partnership with Silver Lining for the Needy initiative (SLNI)
successfully conducted; a program organized to commemorate International
Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development at Day Star International
Secondary School on the 8th of Dec 2023. The event aimed to raise awareness about the significance of
volunteering and its impact on economic and social development.
The program commenced at 9:26 am with an
opening prayer, setting a positive and inclusive tone for the day’s activities.
Following the prayer, the coordinator delivered an opening address, welcoming
everyone and providing an overview of the day’s agenda.
The coordinator introduced the topic of
volunteering, emphasizing its purpose and importance. The students actively
participated in defining the concept of volunteering, showcasing their
understanding of its meaning and relevance.
Students had the opportunity to ask
questions related to volunteering, and the coordinator provided insightful
answers. This interactive session enhanced the students’ comprehension of the
subject and fostered a sense of curiosity.
At the conclusion of the program, books,
stationeries, and refreshments were distributed to all participants. This
gesture aimed to support the students’ educational endeavors and acknowledge
their active participation in the event.
The success of
the program was attributed to meticulous preparation and effective mobilization
efforts. The coordinator engaged with the school principal to discuss the
program, made necessary arrangements, and secured a classroom for the event.
All required materials, including notebooks, stationeries, and refreshments,
were gathered in advance.
achieved its goals, and everything unfolded according to the planned schedule.
Out of the targeted 50 students, all were present, reflecting the students’
interest and engagement in the subject matter. This event not only contributed
to the students’ education but also fostered a spirit of community engagement
and volunteerism, aligning with the broader goals of economic and social
the International Volunteer Day program at Day Star International Secondary
School was a resounding success. The students gained valuable insights into the
meaning and importance of volunteering, actively participated in discussions,
and appreciated the support extended through material distributions. The
collaboration between the foundation and the school was acknowledged and
appreciated by the teachers and staff, who expressed gratitude for the
foundation’s immense support.