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Workshop to empower rural leaders held in Longleng

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By EMN Updated: May 30, 2019 9:17 pm
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Community leaders with Casa staff at Auching village

Dimapur, May 30 (EMN): Pinnacle Skills conducted a series of workshops from May 21 to 23 in Longleng district on empowering rural leaders. Covering a total 15 villages under the district, the programme was held in Yonglok village for Namsang block and Auching village for Yongnyah, Longleng and Sakshi.
The workshop was organised by Pinnacle Skills- a skill development NGO in Nagaland, which has been implementing a project of Church’s Auxiliary of Social Action (Casa) in collaboration with Phom Baptist Christian Association (PBCA).

Launched in 2018, the project aims at formation and strengthening of rural leaders in the communities through right-based approach and covering more thematic areas.

“Keeping in mind the objective of empowering communities in creating awareness on their rights, provisions and entitlements provided and guaranteed by the constitutions of India for less privilege communities, the project is contributing to the immense growth of awareness among the communities on their ‘Rights and Entitlements,” stated a press release issued by Project Coordinator, Philip Nyam.

Casa Nagaland Officials Vanjamo Murry and Bendangyangerla Imchen and the executive secretary of PBCA, N Tialemba Phom, along with Nyam facilitated the workshop on empowering rural leaders by helping the communities in problem identification and analysis and objective settings.

During the programme, Nungshimadong, EAC Tamlu, and Mane Phom, Advocate, spoke on public rights and entitlements, while KVK, Longleng, Thungchano S Ezung and A Namei, senior research fellowship, enlightened the participants with an in-depth understanding on livelihood sustainability in the context of Longleng district.

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By EMN Updated: May 30, 2019 9:17:49 pm