Basic First Aid Training

Four day Basic First Aid training was conducted by Asal Chhimekee Nepal from 29th Sept to 2nd Oct 2019 in Pokhara. 11 female and 13 male from  Pokhara participated in the training. The training was facilitated by Nepal Red Cross. Participants learned first aid CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), first aid for bandage, burns, nosebleed, snake bite, dressing of wounds and cuts. They also learned to make stretcher at home to carry injured or sick people to hospital with stabilize their condition. Lastly, first aid boxes were also provided to the participants.

The main objective of the training was to deliver knowledge and skill so that in future they will be member of Task Force Team (A group of expertise to take action in disaster response) and will contribute in disaster preparedness and response. In addition, this training will help to build resilience of individual and communities in their daily lives.

 

Sara Gurung (Participant) said thatI used to think after first aid treatment we don’t need to visit hospital, but today I understood that first Aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from any serious or minor illness or injury, to preserve life, prevent further harm and to promote recovery until any medical treatment is available’.

Motivational and Child Psychology Training for Teacher

To equip and encourage primary and secondary level teachers from eight Government schools of Gorkha, ACN conducted three day ‘Motivational and Child Psychology’ training at Shree Janakalyan Secondary School in Siranchowk, Gorkha from 22th  to 24th Sept 2019. The training was facilitated by Early Childhood Education Centre (ECEC). 28 teachers participated in the training. Training focused on understanding of child learning, teaching, curriculum, child development and class room management. Practical activities like physical game, songs, team building games, discussion and presentation were used which were appreciated by the participants. Participants learned positive guidance and classroom management and practical teaching methods. Lastly, they did SWOT analysis of their own and of the school.  After the training, teacher shared ‘we got new ideas to use locally available resources in our teaching. This training gives us knowledge with practical demonstration’. Teachers were so much excited to apply their learning in their teaching in classroom.

In addition to learning and motivating, interschool coordination and relationship were also developed. Participants expressed their gratitude to Asal Chhimekee Nepal (ACN) and Early Childhood Education Centre (ECEC) for the organizing and facilitating the training.