Social mobilization workshop begins in Kilinochchi

[TamilNet, Sunday, 24 July 2005, 02:18 GMT]
Opening event of a residential nine-day workshop for nearly 30 staff engaged in social mobilization in different districts of NorthEast was held in Kanagapuram in Kilinochchi Saturday at 3.30 pm, sources said. Director of the Socilal Mobilization section of the Tamils Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), Mr M Selvarajah, presided the event.

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TRO Planning Coordinator, Lawrence Christy, TRO Deputy Director, Mr V Reagan, Advisor to the Social Mobilization Division, Ms Rajani Iqbal lit the ceremonial lamp.

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Social Mobilization
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More than thirty staff from Batticaloa, Amparai, Trincomalee, Vavuniya, Mannar, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi and Jaffna districts are attending the training sessions.

"The Social Mobilization unit was conceived to strengthen and to increase the effectiveness of socio-economic projects the TRO has been implementing in different disctricts of the NorthEast. After this comprehensive training staff will have the skills to organize and educate villagers transforming them into a community with confidence and self reliance to make rapid social and economic progress," said Reagan in his introductory remarks to the trainees.

Other speakers said that they have confidence in the ability of the trainees and that they will work with commitment in their respective villages to uplift the community.

After the officila opening ceremony concluded Ms Iqbal conducted the the first training session to the attendees.


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