“I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground
This sums up Today’s society. Buzz words such as ‘personal growth’ ‘self-improvement’ are thrown around and pretty much cover up how selfish we have become. What is in it for me? How do I stand to benefit? We use these questions to assess every situation.
More often than not, our vision is clouded due to pursuing our own interests. It is important to take a step back and look at life from different eyes and volunteering offers exactly that. Volunteering gives you a sense of accomplishment, an opportunity to connect with people and a chance to give back to society. Most importantly, the greatest treasures are stored up in people and volunteering is a direct avenue to investing in the lives of others you would otherwise never cross paths with.
Crafts for Cure is an art therapy program initiated by AIESEC University of Nairobi in 2012 for cancer pediatric patients at the Kenyatta National Hospital that runs every Friday from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.