Character Education Program inspires Students in PokharaGPYC-Nepal Pokhara Chapter has been organizing Character Education Program since June 9, 2011 in various schools and colleges in Pokhara. According to Mr.Anil Panday, GPYC project leader of Kaski District, the objective of the program is to uplift the moral character of young students, to foster the growth of the capacity to think, feel, and act morally and encourage them to become responsible future leader of society and nation by upholding the vision of “One Family under God”. Within nine days, GPYC Pokhara Chapter conducted the program in nine schools and colleges and expected to visit other thirty institutions soon.
World Environment Day Celebrated by GPYC and UNV with the motto "MY Family,My Society,My Nation,My Planet is my Responsibility:One World One Family"On June 4th 2011, World Environment Day was celebrated all around the world and to marked the occasion, GPYC-Nepal and UN Volunteers Nepal, culminated the day with educational and awareness program with the motto of “My Family, My Society, My Nation ,My Planet is my Responsibility: One World One Family”. Earlier in the day, planting of a tree sampling was done as inauguration of the program by Dr. Sumitra Acharya, Director of SWMTSS Ministry of Local Development. GPYC-Nepal gave emphasis on the urgent situation to understand relationship, management between nature and human beings in all aspects. To survive in the present time of environmental awareness, every effort has to be made to recycle waste and use environmental-friendly technologies which are cost effective in the real sense. By celebrating World Environment Day, GPYC-Nepal had come up to organizing a 3 Day seminar participated
Cleaning Program at Manamaiju TempleCleaning and awareness Program for the importance of healthy environment was held at Manamaju Temple on 13th June 2011 jointly organized by GPYC-Nepal and Nepal Rastriya Higher Secondary School. Volunteers and staffs of GPYC-Nepal together with teachers and students of Nepal Rastriya Higher Secondary School lent their helping hands to improve the quality of the historical temple by cleaning its premises. The aim of this event is to improve the temple premises as an environmental friendly place for the worshipers. Program President Mr. Rabindra Silakar instilled to all locals and volunteers that such type of activity is necessary and laudable for the nation. Mr. Rajesh Khakurel coordinated the program.
World Environment Day Celebrated in Pokhara5th June, 2011. Tree Plantation program was held at Shree Amarjoti Secondary School Thaprek-3,Tanahun District .The program organized by Global Peace Youth Corps – Nepal (GPYC-Nepal) was held on the Occasion of “World Environment Day” and participated by about Hundred students . GPYC Kaski District Project leader Mr. Anil Panday conducted core value class to students and followed by digging of soil. In order to conduct the program systematically, all students were divided into team: Green house, Red house, Yellow house, and white house. Finally, teachers and students planted three hundred saplings into the land approximately 1,200 square feet. Speaking at the program, Mr. Omkar Raj Khanal, Headmaster of the school, said “the approach of the program is very effective, those student who can take good care of the plant can be awarded with scholarship”.
"I Can Help Others" Project Forum29th May 2011. GPYC volunteers discussed about “I Can Help Others” project. Volunteers talked about ways how to make a sustainable income through the project to support the education of less-fortunate students living in remote areas. On the basis of vermin-composting, the selling of fertilizer manure of the red earthworm, the project aim not only to produce a valuable source of income but also to help in reducing waste materials in the city through proper segregation and the use of kitchen wastes as feeds for the worm. The volunteers will start to apply vermin-composting at their own respective places.
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