Dimapur, December 20: Officials of the Department of Information & Public Relations led by Director, IPR, Limawati Ao visited the office of ‘Life Connect’, Kohima on December 19 and interacted with the members and some of the families that the NGO is connected with.
A short programme was held where the Director, Life Connect, Sali Ngully gave an overview of their NGO which aims to enable and empower women and their families to experience wholeness in life.
An empowered woman is one who is self confident, recognizes her worth, knows her purpose and have control over decisions that affects her life, she said, adding Life Connect aims to bring about holistic empowerment to vulnerable women to help them have a sense of self, to have a vision for future, have economic security, also have status and decision making power within the family as well as the community and experience transformed lives through the message of Christ.
Presently, their area of focus is New Market, Kohima and altogether the NGO is working with 54 families.
Director, IPR, Limawati Ao also exhorted the the members and gifted blankets to the families associated with Life Connect in Kohima.
The aim of the ministry now is to reach not only to the women, young girls, wine-sellers, alcoholics and children but also the men of New Market colony with the hope that along the way it will develop a budding men’s ministry. The ministry also hopes to outreach to Potterland colony. They also run the Children Impact Programme under which free tuitions are given including children’s club which is a holistic children development programme. (Page News Service)