Leadership Training Programme for Karnataka region was conducted on 07 October 2019 – 08 October 2019 at Asha Nilaya, Udupi. This programme was conducted for all the students studying in 10th standard and above of all our residentials projects. 37 children took part in this programme with 13 child care workers and 5 resource persons.
This programme was inaugurated by the Rev. Ivan, Area Chairman of Karnataka Southern Diocese Mr. Prashanth Solomon Director Incharge CSIBCC, Mr. Reginold Clifford Soans Coordinator of Karnataka Southern Diocese, Rev. Kishore, Mr. Chandrashekar Convenor of the program, Ms. Apeksha Paul Programme Executive CSIBCC were present.
The objectives of this programme are as follows:
The theme for the year 2019 is Christian discipleship; responsible citizenship. Below are the sub themes which was taken by the resource persons at the training:
The above sub – themes where split into two long days, the resource persons for this programme were
37 children participated in this programme and all 37 were very active through out the programme, though everyone were from different projects they were able to mingle well with each other. The programme involved many activities related to the above topics, and children were put into different groups for several group discussions. Children were made to give their feedback using different art forms; and for this, children were divided into 5 groups and all the groups came up with different art forms to expresses their learnings.
Amazing singing session was organised by a singing group of CSI Udupi church. The singing was one of the most memorable moment of the program for everyone present in the program. Singing made everyone feel the presence of God.
A skill learning session was conducted by Ms. Jayavijaya Principal of Asha Nilaya, Udupi. She thought many craft activities with a theme: Wealth out of waste, children really enjoyed this session as it is very helpful for them for their day to day activities.
According to the feedback received from children the above topics and the entire programme has helped them think about their future. Children have understood what it is to be a true Christian. This programme has helped children communicate better with others. With this programme their world has been explored to many aspects specially for their future studies and for greater career opportunities. The programme also has helped them to explore their inner self; their strengths, feelings, talents and so on.