Activities mark ‘Childline se dosti’ campaign
Dimapur, Jan. 7 (EMN): Along with other Childline partners across the country, Childline Kohima observed the silver jubilee celebration of Childline and week-long ‘Childline se dosti’ campaign from November 9 to the 16th.
The campaign was aimed at reaching out to old and young to become a friend of Childline in helping children in need of care and protection, to do bit towards making the city a safer place for children.
An update from Childline Kohima informed that a series of activities were conducted as part of the campaign.
It informed that the campaign began with wall painting in its office’s compound and creation of child-friendly room decorated with child-friendly pictures and child-friendly catch words etc.
It added that a photo booth was also set up to create awareness on Childline 1098 services, child rights and child protection acts. Besides, ‘Dosti pledge’ was also administered by the member secretary of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) to the staff of SDO (Civil) in Tseminyu as well as tying of Dosti band, signature campaign and setting up Childline photo booth during a mega legal camp organised by Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA) in Tseminyu.
Report also stated that an awareness programme was organised with the executive members of All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) and line master of local taxi in Kohima followed with tying of Dosti band. A car sticker’s campaign was organised with the local taxis in Kohima.
It stated that an awareness programme-cum-celebration of Children’s Day was organised with the children of Christ King Church. The highlights of the programme included awareness on Childline 1098 services, child rights, child protection acts, demonstration on good and bad touch, Dosti pledge, setting up Childline photo booth and formation of the toll-free number 1098 by the children.
An awareness programme was also conducted in Pfuchama village, wherein the participants were sensitised on Childline 1098 services, child rights, child protection acts, demonstration on hand washing, importance of wearing face masks, good and bad touch. It added that various recreational activities such as balloon bursting, singing, dosti pledge and tying of dosti band, signature campaign involving children were carried out during the programme.
The week-long campaign concluded with painting on the retaining wall of the Assam Rifles camp at D Block for visibility and to create public awareness about Childline 1098. Childline Kohima also presented a souvenir to Colonel ADM (North) by tying Dosti band.
Meanwhile, Childline Kohima has appreciated the support of All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA), Kohima District Legal Services Authority (KDLSA), Pfuchama village council, teachers of Christ King Parish and Assam Rifle (North) for their active participation during the ‘Childline se Dosti’ campaign and making the week-long celebration a success.