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Free Health and Motivational camp jointly organized by Change for Health - nepal and Youth Action Nepal at Sankhu, kathmandu is going on...
Feb7th 2015, Change For Health Nepal (CFH Nepal) team successfully completed the First Aid Medical kits and Blanket Distribution drive at Kabelpur, Dhading District Nepal. This program has been initiated by CFH-Nepal team to provide the basic medical first aid tools to the all five schools of this VDC helps the school administration to control the basic first aid cases within the school premises. And the blankets distribution for the 130 people in need and living in temporary shelters in this winter season especially who reside at the temporary shed after the devastating earthquake in these areas. We address the old aged people orphans, pregnant women, single women and men. With the coordination of local representatives and respected secretary of Kebalpur VDC processes were simplified.
CFH-Nepal would like to thank all the supporters especially NRN UK Vice President Hiradhan/Rojina, Advicer Rajendra Thapa, Rabin Sapkota, Aruna Maharjan USA, Debendra Acharya Muenster GER,Ramsharan Bidari and Entire Bidari Family, Gyaan Family ,Volunteers and local representatives for their generous support for making this drive successful.
A great example of the destruction in the districts of Nepal. With support from all our partners and friends we can help to empower the people of Nepal to build back better and safer and prevent loss of life in future earthquakes.
Our expert team including Engineers, Research persons, youth volunteers and local partners are initiating for the reconstruction of Health post and Primary School ,which is possible by the support from the interested People and related donor sectors all over the world. For the further details and ideas we are ready to share. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports activities with Surrounding Environment of Football, Volleyball, Baseball for Disaster Prevention Exercise.
Our team involving in the reconstruction at rural areas. Most of the rural houses were damaged at devastating earthquake of 25 April 2015 and it is very near for the one year of time. We had several difficulties caused by the Artificial and Natural crisis.
But people have faith on their social values and they are working in community to support each other.
A four-day ‘Sport for Healthy Living’ campaign organized on the occasion of 3rd International Day of Sport for Development and Peace concluded in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
The campaign was organized by Change for Health Nepal with the support of Oriental Journeys and Harati Shikshya Mandir.
Speaking at the concluding ceremony, Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary General on Sport for Peace and Development said sport promotes peace and harmony in the society. “If we teach our children to love sport and be a part of it from early childhood, they make friends and respect each other. This way one can make friendly neighbors and countries. We should include persons with disabilities in our each and every activity. We should treat all human in equal way,” he added.
Similarly, Lokendra Acharya, secretary of Change for Health Nepal, said sports play a crucial role in maintaining physical health of the people. “We are working with school children because they are the future of our society. We will encourage children to become healthy by involving in physical activities. Sedimentary life will only invite diseases. Sports and physical activities along with nutritious food are the basis to good health,” he said. He also said they were planning to take 'Sport for Healthy Living' to all earthquake-affected districts.
Likewise, Radhika Thapa of Oriental Journeys said her company was promoting adventure sports among people from all over the world. “We believe sport can be a strong agent to make social change. Sports keep us active and empowers powerless people through inclusive participation,” she added.
On the occasion, Lemke handed over awards and certificates to winners of different sporting event organization as part of Sport for Healthy Living Campaign.
Concluding the program, Dr Laxman Adhikari, president of Change for Health Nepal, thanked Lemke for encouraging students through his participation in the campaign. He also said that Change for Health Nepal will take the campaign to different schools in earthquake-hit districts in the near future.
The meaning of “Yog” is: “to join together” or “to unite”. As human beings we are so busy in our worldly existence, that it makes us easily forget about our other dimension, the Soul or center of consciousness underneath all the layers of mental make-up (thoughts, karma, samskaras)
Change for Health Nepal participated "Communities & Crisis: Inclusive Development through sport" seminar held in Rheinsberg, Germany.
The seminar received the participants and speakers representing more than 15 countries. The seminar began with an ice breakers on the first day which was an opportunity for the participants to get to know each other better.
The first speaker of the seminar, Dr. Gudrun Doll-Tepper presented a general view of inclusion and its challenges in a global context. Following her session, Ken Black focused on sport pedagogy while ensuring that participants had a chance to try out different practical exercises.
Dr. Lydia Zijdel, as a presentator of the first day, presented the work developed by the foundation that was not only named after her but which has also been able to build off of her efforts to empower disabled people. Her presentation was based on a project with persons with disabilities in refugee camps in Africa and Middle East. Her session also concluded with practical experiences which gave participants different ways to implement physical activity projects with limited resources.
In the evening,a documentary Freedom Runners is shown that details the ways Mr. Rotem Genossar, one of the participant from Israel, is utilizing running with his students of refugee backgrounds in their very challenging pathways to citizenship.
Representatives learned as providers of sports and physical activity for psychosocial intervention in crisis situations that they must understand how the brain responds and copes with disaster situations.
Professor Alan Kirk started off the day with a series of practical mental exercises to enable participants to appreciate that the human brain has enormous capabilities to record and respond in special ways and to maintain balance in specific circumstances. The next seminar presented by Jutta Engelhardt highlighted 7 development topics addressed through sport and the important role of the facilitator.
Professors Irene McClatchey and Ardith Peters spoke to the different approaches that have proven to be effective in working with traumatized youth, particularly those with a refugee background.
The high point of the session was when participants moulded figures out of clay, symbolizing things that we cherished or missed in our lives and while presenting them to the rest of the group, suddenly all was destroyed. Jutta Engelhardt had planned to have two persons come in during the end of the session, stomping on the clay figures and crushing them with a table. The violent act was to represent what the victims of disaster experience. The destruction of people's cherished pieces elicited an array of emotions from the participants, just the way it does for the real victims of disaster.
The third day of the seminar began with a lecture about how to create an NGO. Professors Dr. Ardith Peters and Dr. Irena McClatchey presented a theoretical framework for creating an NGO consisting of 4 stages: needs assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. They discussed the different stages and further clarified it by using Dr. McClatchey’s program for traumatized children in Georgia, USA as a case study. It was really interesting to learn how an NGO be created by better understanding both the theoretical and practical concepts.
Prof. Ken Black presented to use practical inclusive activities for people with various needs. This session saw different models used to ensure for inclusive physical activities which include those that stress effective structures, flexible tools, a continuum of skill development and a social-environmental approach. We saw how to use the STEP model, which has as a basic principle the modification of various physical activities in order to engage all people.
Dr. Dean Ravizza and his interesting lecture on the best practices on the topic of using sport for vulnerable disadvantaged children.The lecture increased the knowledge and skills on using sport as a tool for social reintegration and social inclusion especially while using as a psycho social tool to deal with vulnerable children in general and refugee children in specific.
On 3th November, Dr. Marianne Meier, University of Bern, spoke about gender and sport and the challenges in crisis areas. The sesssion was useful to learn the ways to examine situations with a gender lens, calling for an understanding of socio cultural factors. Participants introduced their different games to meet and interact with the residents with disabilitiess in the eveining.
Katrin Bauer, a research assistant at the German Sport University Cologne opened up her session by mapping out the services provided by her university and then diving into scientific evaluations, calling two participants from her university to share their experiences in this field. This session was dedicated to better understanding the research and evaluation methods around sport for development, including a focus on monitoring and evaluation methods and tools, and a deeper understanding of what sustainability is and how it can be measured.
As a final speaker of the seminar, Dr. Marianne Meier presented on securing sustainability through good practices and examining the project cycle management, particularly the evaluation stage, participants were better prepared to understand the alternative means of measuring impact. The tremendous growth in regard to development and solving many others socials concerns through the use of sport and physical activities is being experienced today. “Monitoring and Evaluation” is the most important part of any projects. Participants agreed that this knowledge will help them to be more effective and efficient in future projects, be able to easily convince decision makers and investors to allocate more funds and to overall contribute more to the academic field.
The last session of the day was dedicated to group presentations. The presentations of each group made us see the real scenario of how calamities either natural or man-made can affect us all. We had to present how we should equip ourselves in such situations and determine how to support the affected populations.
Mr. Machhindra Acharya, Vice-President of the organization participate the seminar Program that held between 30th October - 5th November, 2016 in Rheinsberg, Germany. Rheinsberg is one of the popular tourist places of Germany.
Change for Health Nepal (CFH -Nepal) distributed sports materials in Shree Pragatishil Secondary High School, Khadgabhanjyang, Nuwakot on February 12, 2017. The organization is conducting different sports related activities following the series of Sports for Healthy Living Campaign.
Mr. Bishnu Bahadur Rimal, an active member of CFH-Nepal represented the program. Sports material included Vollyball, net, football, badminton set, cricket set and other material for indoor games. Speaking about the activities of organization, Mr. Rimal highlighted the importance of sports in the holistic development of any individual. He further added the importance of sports from the early ages of life and school is the best platform for enhancing sports and physical activity which in long run teach people about the importance of brotherhood, leadership and team spirit. The organization realizes that Including the people with disability in sports further contribute in the inclusive development of the nation.
Speaking on behalf of organization, Mr Rimal highly emphasized that sports help to keep us mentally and physically sound.
Senior CPNUML leader Mr. Mahendra Pandey was the chief guest of the program. CFH-Nepal is working with United Nations Organization of Sports for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) 2030 Goal #3Good Health & Wel-Being. CFH initiated the campaign on April 2016.
The campaign was innaugarated by Wilfried Lemke, then special advisor of UN Secretary, for sports for development and peace.
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