Dates: Sep 23-26, 2014
Take two! The workshop of trainers for the community health campaign was initially scheduled for the beginning of September, but it had to be postponed due to an outbreak of Pinkeye in the target areas.
Three weeks later, the workshop finally took place. Over 20 people attended the workshop, including health volunteers from the target communities, representatives of the communities' saving groups, staff members of Border Health Initiative (another NGO that works to promote health improvement on both sides of the borders in the target areas), and staff members of Pattanarak. The participants were grouped by their most fluent language (Thai, Karen, Mon, Burmese or English), with one member of each group facilitating the discussion and translating to the other groups. The participants learned and discussed topics related to drinking-water safety and hygiene over the course of two days. Now the participants are equipped with the knowledge and materials to educate other people in their target communities.
Check out the photos below!