Women Empowerment Programme

Consultation Meeting with Federation Members
The Third Phase Consultation Meeting with Federation Members was held at KROSS Resource Centre on 12th December 2017. 28 Federation members and 42 Women Empowerment Program (WEP) Coordinators & Animators from the 14 DSSSs participated. Sr. Nancy Lobo, Project Manager, AKAY – Amalgondhi and Joint Secretary - Social Concerns & Development was the resource person for the day.

The Consultation Meeting began with a prayer song led by CMSSS Team, Hassan. Ms Bharathi, Animator JVSSS welcomed all present for the meeting.

In his introductory address, Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS emphasised on the importance of maintaining consistency in membership and the need for drawing up the bylaws for State Level Federation (SLF) which will be common for conducting its affairs and understanding the members’ duties and the responsibilities.

Sr. Zita D’Souza, WEP Coordinator, briefed about the previous two consultation meetings and introduced the resource person. Sr. Nancy Lobo.

The resource person began her session by initiating a brain storming session on the question “what do we need for forming a SLF?” The Coordinators presented their views after which time was given to debate and finalise each aspect of the Bylaws.

The days programme was moderated by Mr. Stanly Fernandes, Coordinator, Sampada and ended with the vote of thanks by Mrs. Amitha, Animator, ORBIT