2 G’s of Youth Development
Youth development is an ongoing process. It does not occur in a vacuum. It is not only about gaining knowledge and skills to function effectively. It is also about giving back to the society through meaningful engagement. Youth development can be divided into two areas. Each area is equally vital for the development of young people. Progress in one area alone will not help young people to grow and succeed in life. Real and meaningful youth development is always the result of giving equal importance to what you gain and what you give back to the society. Real and meaningful youth development occurs when young people give more than they gain. The secret to success in life is about giving more than taking more.