empower young people,
from an early age, with the skills needed to be able to achieve
in life whatever it is they
dare to dream, and to develop resilience in order to be
able to cope with life’s setbacks and obstacles.
establish an environment of learning that fosters the
development of good and worthwhile character.
A man’s character is his destiny.”
To empower young people with the
understanding that the core values in
the foundation upon which all else is built. Empowering them with the
belief that they can achieve anything in life, as long as they really want
to and apply
action in order to do so.
|As an example of belief in
self, without fear of limitations, there is a very powerful
true story of a young boy in Canada named Ryan, who from
the age of six started to make a worthwhile contribution
with his life by bringing water to thousands of underprivileged
in Africa and making their lives more bearable. This
little boy believes that people can do anything they
truly want to … he is testament to this fact. See www.ryanswell.ca
To provide the necessary Lifeskills to
children and young adults in order to maximize their own
chances of leading
a happy, meaningful, fulfilled and dignified life, in order
that they may help future generations to do the same. Two
direct consequences of doing this will be to:
or eradicate the symptoms of social and community disease
and personal, emotional and pathological illness, such
as substance abuse, violent crime, environmental exploitation,
action to improve the quality of life of the underprivileged
by increasing philanthropic awareness in the more privileged.
be profitable and raise funds through the provision of
Lifeskills education in order to reinvest back in
the organisation so that it may prosper and progress
ultimate benefit of the whole community.
To establish a force for good in the form of a worldwide
organisation whose sole purpose is to assist people,
in particular young people, to learn how to achieve
purposeful and satisfying life, free of limitations
and emotional encumbrances.
To establish an international association of likeminded people and organisations
in order to encourage the development and teaching of Lifeskills and Character
philosophy of Achieve Lifeskills and Character Education can best be illustrated
by The Tale of the Two Seeds. For us this is a powerful
metaphor which is at the heart of the matter: “the undeniable rights
and needs of every individual to live a worthy and happy life where they
feel they have a purpose
and can make their own contribution to community."
As parents, the most
important gift we can give our children is the ability to be able to look
after themselves in life.
At Achieve Lifeskills, our goals
are to complement parenting and formal education by giving young people
the tools to be able to live their lives on
and to develop resilience so they can bounce back from the many setbacks
they may face. We want to make sure that all the seeds grow up to realize
their full potential, to be strong and fruitful, and to foster this environment
and thinking in perpetuity.