YUVA Mauritius meeting

Patriotism Week: 1-hour Patriotic Activities in Mauritius Workplaces


The Corporate Sector
Republic of Mauritius

Respected Sir/Madam,

It is with great pleasure that we write to you this letter to request your company to organise 1-hour patriotic activities this year to celebrate the 47th independence day of Mauritius. This could include singing cultural songs or hosting in-house competitions and flag-raising sessions among employees. This request is in line with YUVA’s (Youth United in Voluntary Action) ‘Patriotism Week’ initiative, which aims at increasing awareness of our heritage and instilling national pride in citizens. Running from the 5th to 12th of March 2015, the Patriotism Week has been timed to end on the National Day of Mauritius.

One of the priorities of YUVA is to foster patriotism among citizens in order to develop the strength, courage and commitment needed to further develop Mauritius. Mauritians have a great deal to be proud of with locals having excelled in sports, academics, business and governance. We hope that Patriotism Week will motivate citizens to make a positive change in Mauritius as it is being launched to commemorate the 47th independence day of Mauritius. We challenge our nation as we pray and we hope that this patriotism drive will instil in us a love for the country which, in essence, is a love for self and a love for each other.

Patriotism Week is set to include the launch of a national essay competition, national flag giveaways as well as the launch of the ‘Flag In Every Home’ campaign. YUVA will launch a campaign urging citizens to wear the national colours. Patriotism Week would also include the unveiling of planned signage with the motto “Together We Aspire, Together We Achieve,” which will be positioned on several strategic locations in the national highway.

Activities of Patriotism Week:

  1. National Essay Competition (Project leader: Youdish Bhunjun, 57719548)
  2. Flag In Every Home’ campaign (Project leader: Deepak Jeetah, 59244117)
  3. Nou Pei, Nou Kouler’ campaign (Project leader: Nilinka Mohadoo, 57993351)
  4. Request for 1-hour patriotic activities in workplaces (Project leader: Rose Joyvani, 57847972)
  5. YUVA Logo Unveiling (Project leader: Sidhant Mungur, 57071483)

We hope that our request would be considered by your Management, and we  may further discuss how YUVA and your company can work in close collaboration in forthcoming initiatives. For more details about YUVA, visit www.yuvamauritius.com.


YUVA Management

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Registered in February 2015, YUVA started as a group of enthusiastic individuals, and today it has mobilised thousands of young people with a simple aim of creating a better future for children and youth of Mauritius. At the heart of YUVA’s duty lies the conviction that the collective destinies of the human race are bound together.

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