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Women Skill Development Project Visit
November 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
|The “Women Skill Development Project” is currently being executed by the Rotary Club of Jawalakhel through the global grant GG2235008 in Godawari Municipality, Badhikhel, Lalitpur. The Rotary Club of Peterborough, Canada, is serving as the international partner Rotary Club for this Global Grant. The project’s objective is to provide certified vocational training in tailoring, Montessori, baking, junior plumbing, building electricity, bricklayer masonry, and poultry farming, benefiting a total of 140 women.
On November 5, 2023, Rtn. David Abramsky from the Rotary Club of Peterborough, together with RCJ officials and members, visited the global grant project site to observe the ongoing training activities and its outcome. A productive meeting took place at the project site involving each trainees from the seven training programs, along with trainers, consultants, the ward chairperson, and RC members. Rtn. Subash Pyakurel, the primary contact for the global grant, delivered a presentation on the progress of the vocational training and overall project activities and outlined the plan for the remaining activities. Trainees and the local ward chairperson expressed their deep appreciation for the opportunity to the women by provided for vocational training in their community. Additionally, the trainees committed to utilizing their skills to increase their monthly income in the days to come.
Rtn. Mr. David was impressed by the project site and the interactions with beneficiaries. He conveyed the Rotary Club of Peterborough, Canada’s happiness in supporting and contributing to the empowerment of women in Nepal.
The Club President, Rtn. Dr. Upreti, highlighted the importance of allocating resources from the local government in coming days for the vocational training program and RCJ’s will also do best to finding potential resources for the project’s continuity after completion of Global grant.
In August 27, 2023, DG 3292 Rtn. Rajendra Prasad Dhoju, accompanied by district officials, visited the GG project site along with RCJ club officials and Rotarians. During this visit, Rtn. Dhoju was deeply impressed with the global grant project and pledged his support, mentioning that the District would specially recognize RCC Badhikhel President Ms. Nima Pahari in relevant district events.
Rtn. David’s and DG Rtn. Dhoju’s Global grant project site visit had a significant impact, and the club expressed gratitude to the Rotary International, international partner club RC Peterborough, RI 3292, RCJ service committee, club members, local government, RCC, trainers, trainees, and the community for their support in making the project successful.