Saturday, January 28, 2023

Childline Dimapur, Kiphire celebrate anniversaries

Childline Dimapur observed its 11th anniversary at CCI Prodigals Home on Wednesday along with shelter home children of CECS & Prodigals Home, CWC and police.
In a press release, Childline informed that during the programme, nodal director Childline, Subonenba Longkumer in his speech congratulated the team and acknowledged the presence of police and CWC.
He reminded them on the need for networking and its importance in the present generation, where one can only be valued with its network.
Subonenba further encouraged the gathering to support one another as a team, bringing a solution to issues, sustaining the network and reaffirming their commitment for the cause of children.
Sharing her experience of working with children, Childline volunteer, Katoli said that it made her find the real meaning and purpose of life.
She said that working with Childline made her ensure the weak and vulnerable were loved and protected.
Further, Katoli stated the greatest joy in life was helping others, especially the weak and vulnerable.
Meanwhile, chairperson CWC, Takotoba Jamir lauded the team for its visibility in the district and encouraged the team to do better.
Earlier, Grace to Glory Church pastor, Wati Imsong blessed the programme with a prayer while Shelter Home Children from CECS and Prodigals Home Dimapur presented a special item.
‘Many child abuse cases go unreported’
Childline Kiphire celebrated its 2nd anniversary at Shalom Children’s Home, Kiphire on Wednesday.
In his speech, district coordinator, Childline 1098 Kiphire, Levi T Awomi said that they required immense support from all stakeholders in order to make the district a safer environment for children.
He said that more cooperation was needed to eradicate child abuse in the district and appealed to the gathering to disseminate the information about child rights in the society along with the importance of Childline.
The coordinator also said that during the short span of time, they came across many cases of child abuse but due to the lack of knowledge among parents and family, the cases went unreported.
In this regard, the coordinator appealed to the public to always stay alert and inform about such cases.
He further highlighted some activities they had undertaken during in the two years.
Director of Shalom Children’s Home Kiphire, Tsusu Mary who welcome the gathering also shared about the Home and appealed all, to support the children’s Home.
She also shared about the activities of the Shalom Children’s Home.
The anniversary programme was chaired by Kiushemshe while Thialiba M Sangtam proposed vote of thanks.

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