Very Rev. Fr. Denis Kaye, who himself a trained SELL facilitator warmly received the team. He extolled the positive impact the SELL programme has played in the life of the youths of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos. He challenged the foundation to intensify efforts in engaging the youth now more than ever before in the face of daunting challenges that expose the youths to all kinds of vices. He encouraged the newly elected CYON leaders in Jos Archdiocese to work closely with SELL foundation for the formation of the youths at all levels of the Church and the community. Fr, Robert in his response pledged SELL foundation’s unwavering support towards the development of the youth.
In Pankshin the team was received by the youth Chaplain Rev. Fr. Ignatius Zundet and the SELL leaders in Pankshin community. Fr. Zungdet thanked the team for the visit. He said the youth in Pankshin have been positively impacted by the numerous training SELL Foundation offers them; he challenged the youths to use all the skills for their development and the community.
The visit ended with a strong commitment from the Chaplains and Youth leaders in the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos and Dioceses of Pankshin and Shendam in Plateau State to continue to support the Foundation for giving the youth a platform to develop and realize their full potentials.
SELL CONDUCTS CHILD SAFEGUARDING, LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS FOR BLOCK ROSARY EXECUTIVES AND HOLY CHILDHOOD ANIMATORS
SELL resource team on Friday 20th May and Saturday 28th May, 2022 held a leadership workshop for Bauchi Diocesan Block Rosary Excos and Child safeguarding workshop for Holy childhood Animators. The workshop which took place at the SELL Resource Centre aimed at equipping the two groups executives with the necessary skills on leadership and personal effectiveness during and after their tenure and also equip them with skills on how to protect and safeguard the rights of children and vulnerable in the society especially those entrusted in their care.
Sharing education and learning for life (SELL) foundation reached out to the Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) of All Saints Catholic Church Wuntin Dada on 13th June, 2022. The retreat topic: Relationship in Christian Youth and its Consequences. The retreat took place in the Church, the retreat aimed at proffering solution to negative relationships challenges which the youth have encountered in choosing life partner.
In the course of the retreat, Participants were encouraged before accepting dating that will later lead to relationship, they should cultivate a better understanding of the opposite sex, and that they should nurture the relationship from Eros to agape (Surprise). At the end of the retreat, participants were asked to imbibe the culture of saying No to any form of negative relationship that will lead to regrets and suicidal in the future.
SELL HAD A FIVE-DAY WORKSHOP WITH POSTULANTS, NOVICES IN IBADAN, NIGERIA
The Sharing Education and Learning for Life (SELL) Foundation Nigeria conducted a five days workshop with Postulants and Novices in Ibadan, South Western Nigeria.
Areas explored during the workshop include: Peace-building, Community building, Wisdom of traditions and Gender reconciliation.
The workshop took place from the 30th of May to the 3rd of June 2022 at the SMA House, Ibadan.