| Jun 9, 2014
Program Update - Mirge School Env-June14
3rd National Conference Participants Group
ECCA organized 3rd National Conference on Children's Club from 11th to 13th April, 2014 at premises of Laboratory School, Kritipur, Kathmandu. A total of 120 child club members and 35 adults (Teachers and observers representing different NGO's/INGO's) from 18 districts were participated in the conference. The objective of the conference was to create a single platform for children's clubs to share their knowledge and experience on different issues along with the sustainability of clubs through strengthening their self sufficiency. The program also expected to expose children on various environmental and social issues such as climate change, children rights, health, school environment, water and sanitation etc. During the conference period, various activities such as Knowledge Market Place, Plenary Sessions on different topics, Group Discussion, Games etc were organized in order to create an environment which will help the participants to learn and share during the event.
Among the participants, a total of 6 participants from Dolkha - Ms. Chandika, Mr. Subash and Mr. Punya (Teacher) from Kalidhunga HSS and Ms. Sachana, Mr. Sundorjhe and Mr. Dhurba (Teacher) from Majhgau LSS were supported to participate in the event. The students expressed that participation in this event is a life time experience for them as it is the 1st ever conference that they had participated through representing their club. The event was a memorable for all the students as well as the teachers as there were lots of learning's and networking with the participants with other clubs.
Mr. Punya (Facilitator Teacher of Kalidhunga Nature Club) expressed that Knowledge Market Place (KMP) has been a real new experience for him. He is really inspired by the way of expression and activeness presented by the students from other nature club in KMP and got himself determined to motivate the members of his nature club to take them into a new height of self expression and activeness.
Through the participation in conference, the students also exchanged contacts of friends from different clubs and expressed their willingness to contact each other in near future. The stories from other nature club members, classmates, seniors and juniors, on various issues and activities through nature club were the most important learning's that they had in the conference.
All the participants supported for their participation in this conference expressed their regards to all the donors and supporters and expressed their determination towards using their learning's from the conference in their school and community through their nature clubs.
We would like to thank YOU for your continuous support and believe in us. Because of YOU, we have been able to bring changes in the education and learning of students of Mirge. We look forward towards your support in the days ahead to come.
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Thanks & Regards,
Sr. Program Officer
Interview with Mr. Punya Sir