Orientation of Handbook for Parents and Caregivers of Children with and without Disabilities in Samtse, Trashiyangtse and Tsirang Dzongkhags

ABS with both financial and technical support from UNICEF have been able to not only orient handbook for parents and caregivers of children with and without disabilities but also create awareness on disability, protection of women, girls and people with disability issues in Samtse, Trashiyangtse and Tsirang Dzongkhags respectively.
Mr. Bishnu Bhakta Mishra, official from UNICEF joined ABS in Samtse Dzongkhag and shared about his experiences and knowledge to the community as well. It was an enriching experience as the team explored challenges and provided hand on experience on working with children with and without disabilities.
The target audiences were those community leaders, teachers, ECCD facilitators, NFE instructors, health workers who play major roles in accepting persons with disabilities in the community and provide necessary support.
A total of 594 participants attended the program.