23rd February 2016, NCPA regional workshop was held at Hotel Durbar, Nepalgunj. The workshop gathered 34 professionals working in the area of child protection from 4 districts, namely; Banke, Bardiya, Surkhet and Daileh. The workshop saw more participant’s from Banke districts, as the venue itself of the workshop was located in this area.
During the workshop, the president of NCPA Mr. Krishna Kumar Thapa, showcased a presentation about NCPA, the idea of its formation, its goals, objectives etc. In his talk, Mr Thapa also stressed on the challenges faced by the professionals working in the field of child protection and the importance of the NGO’s to work in collaboration with each other. Through the alliance, the members of the network will also learn about the areas other likeminded NGO’s have been actively working in. The alliance can be one voice and one stop for all organizations working in the field of child protection.
The president, concluded his presentation by expressing his sincere gratitude towards the attendees for joining the workshop. The eager organizations to join in as a member of NCPA, were assisted in the matter and were also provided with the relevant information required and the membership form was later circulated through email to all the participants.
National Child Protection Alliance (NCPA) is a national network of NGOs working on Child Protection Issues all over the nation. NCPA is established in 2010 focusing on working to develop solidarity, actions, and campaign against all forms of violence, abuse, and discrimination that void the rights of children. We have been continuously raising our voices at the International, National, and Local Arena to promote a child-protective environment and system. The NCPA has a member of 50 organizations from Seven Provinces that are working in 28 districts and 5 metropolitan cities, 7 sub-metropolitan cities, 59 municipalities, and 30 rural municipalities.