Commemorating Mothers’ Day, Indonesian Consulate Held Seminar to Educate Children and Promote Family Values

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In the event to commemorate the anniversary of the 88th years of Mothers’ Day, December 17th, 2016, Dharma Wanita Persatuan of the Indonesian Consulate General in Vancouver hosted a seminar to educate children and promote family values. The seminar titled “Spirit Exercises & Refreshing: “How to Speak the Language of Virtues and Honor Your Spirit” presented a speaker from Virtues Project, an organization that offers personal and
professional development programs, trainings, and materials which are helping people to create a culture of character in homes, schools, and corporations.

The organization is recognized by United Nations as a model global program for families of all cultures’. The seminar was attended by the members of Dharma Wanita Persatuan and Indonesian diaspora in Vancouver and its surrounding areas.

The speaker, Ms. Naslishah Tony, delivered the challenges and strategies to raise family highlighting the universal character values. Nowadays while the trend of consumerism is at its peak, it is the role of the parents to become
guardian of moral values while at the same time parents are expected to educate their children with the basis of decent values and introducing responsibilities.

Apart from hosting a seminar, the event was also aimed to celebrate the 17th birthday of Dharma Wanita Persatuan of the Indonesian Consulate General in Vancouver. The event was made delightful by quiz and games played by the
audience to exercise the knowledge as well as to nurture the close relations of Indonesian diaspora in Vancouver.

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