New YFC representatives receive training

Feb. 08, New representatives for Youth Friendly Centers (YFC) from seven refugee camps in Nepal have participated in the training program organised by CARITAS sub-office, in Beldangi refugee camps, Sunday.The training was designed to facilitate youths with the appropriate knowledge to operate YFC in camps and to help shoulder the responsibility of the community with greater enthusiasm and commitments.

According to our correspondent in Beldani-2, eighteen youths from each of the seven camps have enrolled themselves in the training which was sponsered, organised and supervised by prominent figures of CARITAS- Nepal like father Peter John Lepcha and Nabin Uprety; Manorath Pokharel of YFC and youth representative Kamal Pradhan.

Speaking at the program, YFC co-ordinater father Peter J. Lepcha told that the youths in camps are vested with the responsibility to understanding the problems and to workout the possoble solutions to them. He appreciated the role played by the Bhutanes youths and further said, “The advancement of a society and nation is possible from juvenile members of the community.”

He is concerned about the situation in camps that has changed since the resettlement started. At this juncture, he suggested the youths to stand united in bringing down problems to normalcy.

YFC has been serving refugee youths and communities at camps for some years now.

In the mean time,head of UN Refugee Agency in Nepal ,Stephene Jacquemet is schudeled to visit all of the Bhutanese refugee camps located in Jhapa and Morang districts in eastern Nepal starting this Tuesday. His visit will continue for a week during which time he is expected to meet officials at diffferent humaniterian organisation offices like Damak-based UNHCR sub-office, office of World Food Program (WFP), IOM office, and local government offices.

IN this visist he will meet refugees to study their situation and to listen to their problems. He will, as per the press release of UNHCR-Damak, collect information regarding different programs and activities that go in and around the camps which have direct impact upon the refugees.

This is his first visit to camps since taking the oath of office as a country head of UNHCR last January.

People of different national and international recognitions visit camps from time to time and refugees take part in different educational and training programs conducted by their supporters to help them get rid of the every-day problems they face in camps.

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One Response

  1. Hey you gays were doing good job out there refugee camp I like that work , keep that work good god bless you guys .thax once again caritas Nepal .

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