40 adolescents attend three-day 'Taiyari' worship in Jaipur
A three-day workshop of forty adolescents from Jaipur, Ajmer and Tonk districts was organized on December 10 at Bal Sansar Sanstha (BSS) Unit in Ajmer under Taiyari project supported by UNICEF. The rural adolescent girls and boys, twenty each, attended the workshop. It was heartening to see the trust built by the BSS field functionaries among the rural communities that facilitated the rural girls to come to the city to attend a residential workshop.
SESSIONS ON identifying the development areas of adolescents, challenges faced by adolescents, divergent and lateral thinking were held. The sessions were facilitated by Dr. Lalit kishore, Mr. Samuel Mawunganidze, Dr. Priyamvada Singh, Rashmi Sharma, Priyanka Chaturvedi and Mahendra Sharma.
BSS, with which this citizen journalist
is associated, is a registered non-profit voluntary organization established in 1992, with its headquarters in Jaipur. It is active in the fields of community development, with a mission to empower vulnerable community groups enabling them to lead a life with dignity.
Through its work, BSS attempts to make a positive impact in the areas of public health, HIV-AIDS prevention and care, women and children’s education and development. Basically, the NGO is dedicated to improving the lives of neglected women, children and communities in rural and urban areas of Rajasthan.
The other NGO functionaries who were present in the workshop were Mr. Lal Singh Chouhan, Mr. Ranjit Singh and all three district cluster coordinators.