- Set participants to a lifelong empowerment journey of inner peace and positive habitat development.
- Allow participants the space to understand and reinvent themselves.
- Equip participants with tools to train their minds and discover new perspectives.
- Provide a space for participants to create networks, exchange experiences and visions for partnerships while fostering an intercultural dialogue.
The fellowship offers 4 days intensive training program on mindfulness and mental training that will provide participants with deeper insight in the relationship between inner and outer peace. The fellowship will further equip participants with tools they can use to realise a sustainable world peace. Participants will learn the benefits of meditation in relation to:
- Effective concentration
- Living in the present
- Developing mental tough and increased productivity
- Stress management
- Non-violent communication
- Mental clarity
- Multifaceted peace development
- Full or partial sponsoring of airfare
- Free accommodation
- Free catering
- Free local transportation to and from the retreat centre for internationals
Application Deadline Saturday 30 Jun 2018
- be African nationals residing in Eastern and Southern Africa (Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Djibouti, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Egypt, Somalia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, South Sudan, Botswana, Seychelles, Lesotho, Madagascar, Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mayotte, Reunion and Mauritius).
- be 20-32 years old at the time of submitting the application in order to receive the airfare support. Applicants above 32 years of age will be considered for support on a case to case basis.
- have completed at least 21 days of the 42-day online self-development program. Note that in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed 21 days of the online self-development program yet.
- have good proficiency in written and spoken English language.
- be optimistic, open-minded, is a leader or shows leadership potential, and have a genuine interest in peace building.
- send a recommendation letter from their organizations/institutions.
International successful applicants shall pay a non-refundable commitment fee of 100USD while local participants pay 50 USD before the arrival to the retreat site (by Bank transfer or Western Union)