The Padu Khliehshnonng Welfare Organisation (PKWO) in collaboration with the Self Help Resource Group of the Unitarian Church Social Service Committee organized one day awareness on the important of Self Help Group (SHG) at the Community hall of Padubah in the presence of a large gathering which includes Member of District Council War West Mr. Stephen Mukhim, Shlur Mukhim the Headman of Padu village and host of dignitaries.
Speaking as the Chief Guest of the function, Stephen Mukhim expresses his gratitude to both the organization for being able to conduct the awareness programme on the important of Self Help Group in the Padu village. He hoped that the awareness will help the local people understand the importance of SHG and the methods how to form the same. The MDC has also reminded the people present in the gathering of the fact that getting government job is very difficult so people especially in the rural areas can form SHG and create employment avenues for themselves. He also informed the gathering that in almost all government livelihood programmes, government priority was to help the SHG first. Others who spoke at the inaugural function were Shephang Pohshna Secretary PKWO, Ohiwot Mukhim Treasurer PKWO, Shlur Mukhim headman and Rev. H.H.Mohrmen and the function was presided over by Bestmi Khonglah PKWO President.
|Headman Shlur Mukhin|
The second session was business session in which B. Warbah and W.Mylliemnga of the Unitarian Union Social Service Committee Self Help Resource Group (UUSSC SHRG) provided a power point presentation to introduce the concept of SHG to those gathering and the method how to start one. Leaders of the UUSSC SHRG has promised to lent the organization helping hand to support the group who wish to form SHG. Warbah has also informed the gathering that UUSSC SHRG will render support the groups by conducting training on bookkeeping, writing and recording minutes of the meetings and leadership training.
|Stephen Mukhim MDC|