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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Youth WASH Concern Workshop: XI Series

Youth WASH Concern Workshop is an empowerment and capacity building program for youth on WASH, organized jointly by Paschim Paaila and ENPHO. Youth WASH Concern Workshop is regular event of Paschim Paaila organized every year. Youth WASH Concern Workshop XI series was successfully conducted from 10th February to 12th February, 2017 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm at Seminar Hall of Nobel College. The main objective of workshop is to enhance the capacity and knowledge on WASH, to empower youths on WASH initiatives as social issues to motivate youths as Youth WASH ambassador and to sensitize youth on importance of WASH to create environmentally healthy community.

Participants making action plan
This three day workshop was conducted with presence of total 24 participants. Participants were selected from various institution and educational background on the basis of their application. Online application was opened 15 days prior to workshop. Workshop was facilitated by Paschim Paaila team and, 7 resource persons from different organizations took sessions on varied topics of WASH. Sessions of workshop basically focused on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), disaster, behavior change, SDGs, wastewater and its management and motivation for youth all linked with WASH.

Presentations from resource persons who were young yet experienced professionals in the sector of WASH and group activities grabbed interest of participants. Participatory approach on workshop made workshop even more productive. Creativity of participants was explored during group work and activities in workshop.  Participants reviewed their knowledge during group work by dance, song, drama and presentation on different topics based on sessions taken during workshop. Each group made their action plan which will be implemented in coming days marked successful completion of three day workshop.