The ‘Youth Against Poverty, YAP’ was a training programme initiated by the Society For Community Outreach and Training, SCOT that aimed to raise youth to stimulate interest and knowledge on poverty issue in the country. The 4 days programme ended yesterday afternoon with a certificate presentation ceremony. It was held at Progresif Cellular Sendirian Berhad Headquarters in Gadong.

Five groups presented their ideas to eradicate poverty in the country. The programme was conducted in October in conjunction with the international day for the eradication of poverty 2018 on the 17th of October. The programme contained various elements such as keynote speech, forums, brainstorming and capacity building sessions. Three judges were selected to deliberate the presentations based on its feasibility, commercial value and design. One of the judges was Yang Berhormat Dayang Nik Hafimi binti Abdul Haadii, member of the Legislative Council. The Eye Care team was announced as the winner of the YAP programme. Prizes to the winners were presented by Awang Edzwan Zukri bin Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Adnan, member of the Progresif Board of Directors.

Source: Radio Television Brunei