Bright Star Society and International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) organized one-day interactive training on “empowerment and motivation” for the people of Sindhupalchok in Chautara and Thulo-Pakhar area.
With this program, the team of BSS and ICNC reached the corners of Sindhupalchok district, one of the most-affect regions rattled by last year’s earthquake, to meet and interact with the local activists and earthquake-affected people with disabilities. Throwghing the insights on “empowerment and motivation”, Katherine Hughes-Fraitekh, the associate director of ICNC facilitated the imformal interaction-program listening people’s stories of struggles and inquiring about their updates in the aftermath of earthquake. The participants told and highlighted their struggle to be Bred-winners for their families and children. Katherine and the officials of Bright Star Society threw the insights to motivate and empower them and made commitment to help them combat the challenges they are currently facing.
In the past, right after earthquake, people living with disabilities who reside in Sindhupalchok were in the high priority. Hence BSS tried it’s best to reach them and touch their lives by helping them with relief packages, adaptive tools as well as shelters. Despite the efforts of various organizations like BSS, they are still living a very pathetic lives. Being determined in the face of severe struggle is very challenging for them. Bright Star Society is committed to continuing the support for them, following up with their activities and helping them become independent through entrepreneurship development.