Wednesday 24 August 2016

Community outreach program conducted by select Schools in Paro

Save the Children secured funding from DipECHO for the Comprehensive Disaster Management Project for the Education Sector which is a joint project of the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Education and Save the Children. An important component of the project is the development of a Dzongkhag Disaster Management Plan (DDMP). Paro Dzongkhag was selected as the Pilot Dzongkhag to develop a Dzongkhag Disaster Management Plan under the project.

Monday 18 July 2016

Child-friendly Pre-trial facility opened

A tangible achievement of strengthening ‘child justice system’ in Bhutan has been the establishment and opening of a child-friendly pretrial centre and a protected interview room at the Women and Child Protection Unit of Royal Bhutan Police in Phuentsholing. The centre was inaugurated on 13th July, 2016 by the additional Chief of Police, Colonel Chimi Dorji.

Wednesday 13 July 2016

ELM refresher training for ECCD facilitators conducted

A seven day Emergent Literacy and Math (ELM) refresher training was conducted at Paro from 1st July, 2016. The highlights of the training are as follows;

Monday 11 July 2016

Save the Children wins Inter-agency Basketball Tournament 2016

Save the Children – Bhutan Country Office, once again, emerged victorious, winning the Inter-agency Basketball Tournament 2016 defeating WHO in the finals on 9 July 2016. Save the Children won the tournament in 2014, the opening year of the one-day tournament.

Thursday 7 July 2016

Rehabilitation facility for Girl’s at Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre (YDRC) opened

Addressing the lack of reformative and rehabilitative facility for girls who come in contact with the law, a girl’s dormitory was inaugurated at the Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre (YDRC), Chukha, for girl-residents while under detention. Constructed with funding support from Save the Children, Italy, the facility will impart vocational trainings and skills development, while the girls can also pursue regular education while being at the centre.