Sunday, June 16, 2024

ARK Foudation, WTPA organizes training on capacity building on social issues

Nagaland News

Dimapur, June 22: We, The People Abhiyan (WTPA), and Access to Rights and Knowledge (ARK) Foundation have partnered for a transformative three-day training program aimed at building the capacity of participants working on social issues in Nagaland.
The training program was held at the Conference Hall, LCS Building, Kohima, Nagaland, from June 15 to 17. It attracted enthusiastic participation from a diverse group of individuals and organizations, which comprised of law students, educationists, Youth Leaders, representatives of social science and social and developmental organizations, and healthcare workers.
“We are thrilled to be in Kohima for this training,” said Sana Siddiqui, Head Capacity Building Programme, WTPA, adding, “The vibrant and diverse participation from individuals across various professions and backgrounds was truly captivating to witness. It was a delight to engage with such an eclectic group, exchanging thoughts and ideas regarding constitutional values added a unique dimension to the training experience.”
During the three-day training program, participants were made to explore the constitutional framework and its relevance to their thematic work areas and daily lives, and how they can make a direct impact using the Constitution.
The program aimed to foster a comprehensive understanding of constitutional values and encourage participants to critically examine their own mindsets and opinions in alignment with these values. The training also impressed upon the participants to identify grassroots-level issues and develop effective strategies for addressing them promptly. Furthermore, participants were also trained on opportunities to document impactful stories from their communities, highlighting the positive change brought about by their initiatives.
“We were pleasantly surprised by the level of engagement and enthusiasm throughout the three-day program,” said Ketho Angami, Founder of ARK Foundation.
“Participants will undoubtedly benefit from the knowledge and skills they acquired. Building on this positive experience, we will also look upon considering future plans for larger and more extensive programs that extend beyond Kohima, aiming to reach an even wider audience with valuable learning opportunities” he said and WTPA for their collaboration and the learning opportunities imparted to the participants.
The training program by We, The People Abhiyan employs a highly interactive and experiential approach to maximize participant engagement and knowledge gain. Through group discussions, case studies, and practical exercises, participants were encouraged to relate the Constitutional framework to their everyday lives and explore their roles as responsible and active citizens. (Page News Service)