Sunday, October 31, 2010

Training for Watchdog Committee Members in Pallipalayam block

WORD Organised a one day training for the watchdog committee members held in Government Girls.Hr. Sec. School campus in Pallipalayam in Namakkal District on 29 October 2010.

Supported by Tamilnadu Voluntary Health Association/ Department of Social Defense, Government of Tamilnadu, the program aims to form and train the block level watch dog committee on child trafficking issues.

64 members were participated and trained during the program.

The core components of the training were children, UN Declaration on child rights, child rights, child protection rights and measures, girl child protection, Child marriage issues, child and women trafficking, child protection acts and child protection forums in Tamilnadu.

Mr. Annadurai, Project Co-ordinator, WORD trained the members.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Community Play Mela 2010

This year Community Play Mela 2010 is being co-ordinated by WORD which will be held on 30th October 2010

The purpose of conducting the community play mela is to demonstrate various group activities that are undertaken in different communities especially women and children in throughout the community that we work. Sports provides a forum to learn skills such as discipline, confidence and leadership and it teaches the value of effort and how to manage victory as well as defeat. When these positive aspects of sports are emphasized, sports become powerful vehicle through which we can work towards achieving their goals.

Community Play is supported by Terre des Hommes, Netherlands.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Thalir Thiran Thittam

With the profound experience in life skills education program, WORD is all set to execute the new project, Thalir Thiran Thittam project in Namakkal District with the support of Aparajitha Foundations.

The project aims to reach the children in seventh class to educate core life skills with an interactive mode. The process of selection of schools are on.

During this academic year ( 2010-2011), this program will be implemented only in five schools in Namakkal District.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Educational Materials for the children

The educational materials such as note-books, slates, pen, pencil, boxes, school bags and chappals for children were distributed to the children of Poarasapalayam Panchayat Primary School on 7th October 2010 in the school campus.