YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2020 was a collaborative effort organized by the US Embassy Kuala Lumpur with Biji-biji Initiative as their implementing partner. Having civic engagement as its theme, this nationwide program was targeted to accept 100 participations from the youth per location where it first took place in Terengganu and UMT once again has been chosen to host this significant occasion; followed by other states such as Pahang, Kedah, Penang, Negeri Sembilan, Johor and many more. The participants from different states all around the country gathered together with the same mission, which is to initiate a campaign. 5 winning teams will then received RM6,000, supports for website development and video to launch the chosen campaigns.
As mentioned by Mr Rashvin Pal Singh as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Biji-biji Initiative, this program aims to educate them on how to be a very active citizen, a citizen who is aware of social issues, how to contribute back to the society, trying to create a better life for the community.
“civic engagement is very important. We all live here together and we need to look out for one another.”
– Elizabeth Goreham