In the year 2019

  1. Continued publication of monthly e-newsletter “Voice of Senior Citizens”
  2. Continued Monthly Discussion Forum on Ageing (MDFA)- a common platform for sharing knowledge on ageing issues.
  3. Continued providing Ageing Research Fellowship for 3 Master’s Level students.
  4. Observed International Day of Education 2019.
  5. Celebrated International Women’s Day 2019.
  6. Conducted programmes in Okhaldunga and Khotang districts (i) interaction programmes for local government representatives of Manebhanjyang rural municipality, Okhaldunga district and Halesi Tuwachung municipality , Khotang district (ii) Interaction programme for representatives of social organizations (iii) started weekly radio programmes in both district.
  7. Facilitated Ms. Ishwari Swar to attend the 10th session of Open Ended Working Group on Ageing from 15 to 18 April.
  8. Handed over Basic Literacy Class for Older Persons of Baudha-6 to the local government for continuation.
  9. Supported Global Alliance for the Rights of Older Persons (GAROP) to prepare a report on Our Voice Our Rights.
  10. Participated in two days Asia- Pacific Workshop on Developing Tools to Measure Inclusive and Active Population Ageing from 27-28 June 2019, United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok.
  11. Arranged a platform to present a paper on “Older People Living in Extreme Poverty in Bangladesh” by Mr. Owasim Akram, a PhD fellow from “Örebro University, Sweden”.
  12. Started a Basic Literacy Class for Older Persons in Devi Nagar, Baneshwor-10, Kathmandu in collaboration with Senior Citizen’s Welfare Association Nepal (SCWN).
  13. Handed over Basic Literacy Class for Older Persons of Gokarneshwor Municpality-5 to the local government for continuation.
  14. Oriented local government representatives including Deputy Mayor of Gokarneshwor municipality on ageing issues.
  15. Observed International Days of Older Persons 2019 in partnership with HelpAge International, national organizations and local organizations.
  16. Shared the success stories of “Basic Literacy Class for Older Persons” on the 29th anniversary celebration of International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) at UN Headquarters, New York.