8 students of TISS complete rural practimum in YUVA

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TISS students doing their rural practicum with Yuva. (pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Jamshedpur: Eight students came on 31 march and after completing their rural practicum with Yuva, departed on March 15. Staying at chakdi village of potka they participated in the activities carried by YUVA. They played with and taught sabar children at Dhengam and Krarkocha. They also actively participated in organizing Mahila Haat. Every year TISS sends children for rural practimum. Continue reading

Yuva Jamshedpur organizes ‘Mahila Haat’ in Chkari village

Optimized-Picture 034Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur, the leading social organization of Jamshedpur, organized a ‘Mahila Haat’ in Chakri village in Potka block of East Singhbhum district. Women members of different self-help groups exhibited and sold their agricultural products in this Mahila Haat. Continue reading

Workshop on issues relating to ‘violence against women’ organized

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Seminar on issues relating to violence against women in progress.

Jamshedpur: A workshop on ‘Issues of violence against women’ was organized by Jharkhand Resource Centre of CWS with its implementing partner Awakening the Youth Unity For Voluntary Action (YUVA) and Sramajivi Mahila Samity (SMS) on 29th of March 2014 in Natures Education Centre, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur. Continue reading

Women peasants learn methods of sustainable farming in Radur village

Training for sustainable farming in Radur village

Training for sustainable farming in Radur village

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur, in collaboration with Global Green Grant, organized a training programme on sustainable farming for women farmers in Radur village of Potka block in East Singhbhum.

The training programme was organized with the help from Global Green Grant. Those who took part in the training programme included members of Sugum Horen Mahila Samity, Rilamala Mahila Samity, Aagam Maskal Mahila Samity and Jaira Umbul Mahila Samity.

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Sabars take to kitchen gardening and eat vegetables too

Sabar farmer showing tomatoes grown in his kitchen garden. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Sabar farmer showing tomatoes grown in his kitchen garden. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Jamshedpur: Kitchen gardening has got a new meaning and a new bunch of adopters in Potka – the Sabars. The members of primitive Sabars are now growing vegetables at their kitchen garden at Dhengam and Krarkocha villages in Potka block of East Singhbhum district in Jharkhand and have already started showing some degree of expertise in gardening. Continue reading

YUVA to open a Tuition Center for Sabar children at Otejhari in Potka

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Yuva Tuition Centre (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Jamshedpur: Persisting with its politcy to continue trying to make a difference in the lives of Sabar children, Yuva has now embarked upon a new task of running a tuition centre for Sabar children. It will soon start a new tution center for Sabar children at Otejhari, Potka from 1 April 2014. Continue reading

Arun Kumar and Narsimh Rao win Yuva Annual Day Quiz

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Yuva Annual Day Quiz in progress at Yuva Library (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Arun Kumar and Narsimh Rao today won the quiz organized by Yuva Jamshedpur today at the Yuva library at Makdampur, Jamshedpur. The team of Sujit and Shashi Kumar was declared the runners.

To mark the Annual Foundation Day of Yuva Jamshedpur, a quiz was organised at the library. The quiz was conducted by Sumit Kumar and Shankaracharya. Continue reading

Yuva Jamshedpur takes SHG members on exposure visit to Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi

SHG members taken on an exposure visit to Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi by Yuva Jamshedpur.

SHG members taken on an exposure visit to Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi by Yuva Jamshedpur. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur volunteers have taken 22 representatives of different Self Helf Groups (SHGs) on exposure visits to Birsa Agricultural University for learning techniques of poultry and piggery. Continue reading

Yuva to felicitate talented students on January 12, 2014

performersJamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur will felicitate talented students in the Yuva library at Makdampur, Parsudih, Jamshedpur on January 12, 2014.

A meeting was held in this connection in the Yuva Library at Makdampur. A decision was taken in this meeting to honour and felicitate those students of Parsudih police station area who have passed the matriculation and intermediate examinations with first division. Continue reading