Provincial Ministry holds workshop on ‘Personality Development’
[TamilNet, Saturday, 19 February 2005, 14:20 GMT]
Ms Anoja Weerasinghe, veteran Sinhala film actress of Abihina Foundation held a three-day workshop on ‘Personality Development’ for 70 youths in in Trincomalee who were affected by tsunami. North East Provincial Education and Cultural Affairs Ministry conducted the workshop in collaboration with the Christian Children Fund (CCF) in the Trincomalee Town Hall of the Urban Council.
|Ms Anoja Weerasinghe.
The workshop was a part of a trauma counselling programme of the CCF for tsunami affected children and youths. Plays and musical programmes were included in the agenda. 70 youths of all the three communities participated in the workshop, sources said.
At the concluding session held Friday evening Mr.D.Jayaweera, Assistant Director of Education said that tsunami has given an opportunity for the people of the country to sink their differences and to work for the development of humanity.
Ms Anoja Weerasinghe said people should learn to love and live with the nature and try to think of the future of the younger generation. People should not lose hope in living after tsunami disaster.
Ms Shay la Romney, District Co-ordinator of the CCF and Mr.J.M.J.Jayasinghe, National Co-ordinator of the CCF, Sri Lanka participated.
|Participants with the organizers and Ms Anoja Weerasinghe
|Ms Anoja Weerasinghe hands over certificate to a participant in the workshop. Mr.J.M.J.Jayasinghe, CCF National Programme Co-ordinator is seen in the middle.