Serving the people in need- Health camp at Koshidekha

Koshidekha is one of the rural areas of Kavre District where health posts are not easily accessible. Realizing the need of these basic necessity, Nepal Jesuit Social Institute in the collaboration of Navjyoti Center conducted a medical camp in Koshidekha.  

On 25th September 2019, both the team went to Koshi Dekha-13, Palanchowk, Kavre for general checkup and distribution of medicines. There were altogether 263 beneficiaries. The camp was prepared for individuals suffering from general health problems and for women seeking for gynecology services. At hand was various health related awareness videos, songs and news prepared for the patients to watch while they were standing on the que to meet the doctor. After having proper check-up and prescribed health treatments, the patients were sent again be in line for medicine distribution.

The program was carried on smoothly and efficiently. The people were very happy and glad for getting medical treatment. There were three doctors and among them one doctor treated the problems related with gynecology. It was an opportunity for the village women to have the check-up done. Good hospitals and medicals are far than the village area and the treatment also cost more than the patients could offer. Therefore, the medical camp gave the prospect to the villagers to have good and proper treatment with no price.

Developing Skills for Sustainable Growth

Nepal is a country where most of the people are involved in agriculture and animal husbandry also comes under one of the main occupation after farming. Nepal Jesuit Social Institute believes in developing skills of the people for sustainable growth. As animal husbandry has a market place which creates income, employment and opportunities for upgrading their standard of living, NJSI organized a three days livestock training for women of Jaretar Srijanshil Mahila Samuha.

On 24th September 2019, the program was started with a total of 26 participants which was further divided in to three groups for reporting, evaluation and entertainment. The resource person Mr. Bidur Giri gave briefing about animal husbandry and how to take care of their domestic animals properly so that they could keep them healthy and have good earning from it. Various species of domestic animals, their characteristics and behavior, different harmful diseases with diverse types of chicken, their diseases and consequences were discussed. Moreover the needs and necessities of each animals were deliberated. Later, the several kinds of grass and its benefits were also discussed. Thanks giving and certificate distribution marked the end of the program.

The participants were quite attentive as it gave them needed knowledge about their practical work. They were glad and thankful to have the training and are expecting same kind of training in future which determines that the training was fruitful and effective to the participants.