Awareness Campaign Transforms Youth in Kavre DistrictIt is of utmost importance that young people should be empowering into the main stream of development ideas to lend their support to various constructive causes. The Youth Awareness Educational Campaign on Leadership and Volunteerism paved the way to transform the youth of Panchkhal VDC, Kavre District. Around 300 participants attended the program which was held on May 18, 2012. At the start of the event, Mr. Mahesh Parajuli, Kavre district coordinator presented an inspirational video about determination to help others voluntarily. After the video presentation, Mr. Parajuli explained that everyone should not give up reaching our dream and in order to create a harmonious relation, we have to break the social barrier of race or nationality. The keen attentiveness of the students during the program showed interest and excitement among the group of participants. According to Mr. Mahendra Lamichhane, Human Resource
GPYC Motivates SLC Appeared StudentsA motivational seminar on Roles and Responsibilities of youth was held at Southwestern College on 15th May 2012. The event which was attended by more than 150 SLC (School Leaving Certificate) appeared students were inspired to follow the right vision. According to Mr. Rajendra Lamichhane, Program coordinator of Southwestern College,’ everyone should plan their goal and follow their field of interest.’ The seminar focused on characters and duties of young individual aimed at cultivating the youth’s sense of accountability in every aspects of life. Mr. Mahendra Lamichhane, Human resource director of GPYC-Nepal explained that in order to motivate ourselves toward specific goals, we need to set and prioritize goals and understand what needs to be done.’ One student among the group stood and said “I will do something for the future and make impossible the possible.” The program opened avenues to guide the
'I Can Help' Project Continues Sustainable Waste Management Workshop to Further Community DevelopmentTons of garbage are being produced and thrown everyday posing destruction to environment and making it more difficult to manage one’s household wastes. Yet, wastes can actually be managed properly through appropriate education and training. In connection to the GPYC-Nepal ‘I Can Help’ project , a 1-day seminar on Sustainable wastes management was held on 12th May,2012 at GPYC-Nepal office , Bansbari, Kathmandu City . Since Nepal is basically agricultural by nature, vermiculture can be of great help in waste management. According to Mr.Dhruba Prasad Lamichhane, President of GPYC-Nepal,”Vermicomposting may not only give answers to managing wastes problems, it can also generate income for everyone. The conversion of solid wastes into vermicompost is of double interest; first it controls pollutants, second, a waste is converted into value-added product,” added Mr. Lamichhane. The participants were delighted to understand the objectives of ‘I Can Help’
Women in Western Region start Micro ProjectSince older times, women have been discriminated by their status. The situation is almost the same everywhere and even worst in male-dominated country like Nepal. The need for women empowerment and emancipation to have equal rights arises from the subordinate position they have been accorded for a long time and now, is strongly supported by many organizations. Eradications of poverty and providing equal opportunities for women are some of the sole objectives of GPYC. On Tuesday, 3rd May, 2012, a Community Support Program was organized in Pokhara Metropolitan City participated by around 30 women. In connection to ‘I Can Help’ project of GPYC-Nepal, Vermicomposting training was organized to encourage self-generated income and help protect the environment at the same time. The training program aimed to incorporate self-help, sustainability, and other approaches that allow the natural support in the community and to integrate
Cleaning Activity held in commemoration of Nepal New Year 2069A Street cleaning activity was held in Surkhet on Wednesday, 14th April, 2012 to commemorate Nepal New Year 2069. The activity was organized by GPYC-Nepal , Municipality of Surkhet and Local Development Committee. The event was participated by about 40 youth volunteers. The activity was held focusing on the awareness about environmental protection and significance of natural conservation. Chief of Surkhet Municipality, Mr. Lalit Basnet thanked all youth volunteers for joining the event. He also said that the youth way of thinking should always reflect on positive and constructive ways rather than negative elements that results to damages. The Program coordinator, Ms. Sumitra Ghimire, project leader of Surkhet District, gave a short briefing before she officially opened the activity. Volunteers started cleaning around the area; picked up wastes, held rubbish bags and boxes to dump all rubbish. All participants, regardless of social backgrounds,
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