Celebration of TPO Nepal’s 13th anniversary
TPO Nepal turned thirteen years old on June 6, 2018. It was established in 2005 with the aim of promoting psychosocial well-being and mental health of children and families in conflict affected and other vulnerable communities. During this remarkable journey of thirteen years, TPO Nepal has marked itself as one of the exemplary organizations of Nepal working in the field of mental health and psychosocial well-being.
Therefore, it was only fit that TPO Nepal celebrated this milestone with much excitement and togetherness. On June 7th, TPO Nepal organized a formal program and blood donation event at central office, Baluwatar. The formal program was held from 10 am to 11:30 am and was chaired by Ms. Manju Adhikari, chairperson of TPO Nepal. Other guests on the dais were His Excellency Peter Budd, Australian Ambassadors to Nepal and Mr. Nilmani Baral, vice chairperson of Social Welfare Council. Mr. Suraj Koirala, Executive Manager of TPO Nepal gave a brief presentation on TPO Nepal’s major achievements in 2017/18.
After the presentation, guests of the dais distributed award to the staff who have been serving the organization for more than ten years as well as technical advisors of TPO Nepal.
Similarly, a token of love was distributed to the supportive agencies including UNHCR, WHO, The Asia Foundation, IsraAid Nepal, UNICEF, National Women Commision, PVCHR, India and Americares. Final remarks were given by supportive agencies, guests of the dais and it ended with vote of thanks from chairperson. The event was hosted by Ms. Prasansa Subba.
After the formal event, a blood donation program was organized where 61 people participated. Side by side, an informal program was held where staff of TPO Nepal showed their various talents.
To add to the celebration, 56 staff of TPO Nepal from Kathmandu, Chitwan, Jhapa, Ramechhap, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot and Sindhuli were taken to Chitlang Organic Village Resort on June 8. The outing helped to create a cheerful environment and feeling of bonding among central and district staff.