They say that travel is the best form of education – and it’s easy to see why. Every challenging scenario weathered and every decision made is a reflection of the skills we need to develop for everyday life. It’s a lesson in how to communicate, tolerate and innovate; all skills that great leaders share.
For a young person, being involved in a local community project is a powerful opportunity to find leadership within themselves. Whether helping to construct new toilet blocks, carrying out primary health checks, renovating local community centers or teaching children basic hygiene, the time spent on project not only builds confidence in one’s abilities, but also changes one’s outlook on life.