GOAL Leadership Camp at Sahara Academy

We conducted 3 days GOAL Leadership Camp at Sahara Academy, Pokhara. It was conducted in collaboration with Sahara Academy which is a non-profit organization working in the field of football. It provides hostel, schooling and football training to young boys from disadvantaged community of different parts of the country and is continuously doing it since 1998. In such we were happy to deliver the GOAL Camp Training to 28 boys of the Academy. The training took place from 16th April 2018 till 18th April 2018. The objective of the program was to provide the boys with life lasting skillful knowledge and training beside football, to develop leadership skills and to empower them to become responsible citizen.

We would like to express much thank to Sahara Academy for providing an opportunity and required help for the successful completion of the program. We also thank our facilitator for their active involvement.

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GOAL Camp and GAA at Nava Pravat Secondary School

In order to empower adolescent girls through educational activities and sports so that they can make positive decisions for their future and have more equal participation in society and to mobilize the community against Gender based violence, Empowering Women of Nepal (EWN) conducted 4 days Girls Leadership Training (GOAL) camp on 20th– 23rd March and Girls Against Aggression (GAA) on 26th-29th March for 80 girls from Nava Pravat Secondary School and Mahendra Secondary School.

 ‘I learned many things through participating in this program. I learned more about menstruation, how to be hygiene, rights, and saving money. Not only this, had I learned about the violence faced by women in the society and to stand up against it. I would try my best to put in practice whatever I have learnt from this program.’ A participant

We would like to extend our deepest thanks to NOVO- Women Win for their financial support and all our facilitators for making this program successful.

 

Photo Credit: EWN team

 

1st International Women’s Health Conference

With the financial support from Backpacking from Betty, EWN organized its 1st International Women’s Health Conference in Pokhara.
The main goal of the program was to educate girls and young women regarding menstruation.
5 panelists were selected from different backgrounds, such as medical expert, teacher, etc to share their knowledge and experiences regarding menstruation.
A short film screening took place to initiate discussions on menstruation, menstruation challenges, menstruation taboo/s, and other cultural practices in Nepal.
Moreover, a drama on menstruation, Wall of Hope campaign, and SOLD movie screening took place to further aware and educate girls and young women regarding menstruation, violence against girls and women and human trafficking.
We would like to thank all the distinguished guests from the local government agencies, teachers and students from different schools, panelists, drama actors and everyone who supported and attended the event.

Thank you all.
EWN Team

“Goal Events” Training of Trainers

Some photos from our 5 day “Goal Events” Training of Trainers. We had a total of 12 participants representing different NGO staff members and government school teachers from Jumla and Kaski districts.
Congratulations to all our participants, our field partner RCDS (Pvt) Ltd and EWN trainers for a successful training.

This training was financially supported by our generous donors at Global Giving.
Photo credit: Tamuna. P and Arati. G

38th Basic Female Trekking Guide Training

 

EWN would like to congratulate all 36 participants from 12 different districts of Nepal who have successfully completed 38th Basic Female Trekking Guide Training. This one month intensive training covered the topics related to trekking, tourism, leadership, empowerment, health and basic English communication.

We are grateful to our volunteers from Canada and Netherlands for their generous efforts, encouragement and support to our trainees. This training was funded by 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking Pvt. Ltd.