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CWWS annual general assembly

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/28/2019 12:32:04 PM IST

The Chakhesang Women Welfare Society (CWWS) successfully conducted its 43rd Annual General Assembly from April 25 to 26 at Chakhesang Mission Centre Church, T. Chikri, Pfutsero under Phek district. Accounts of successful ventures spurred by the CWWS were among the general assembly’s highlights.

A press release from the society stated that Kekuwe-u Lomi, a weaver shared her experience with the delegates where she stated that she started weaving when she was 14 years. She was able to look after her parents with her earnings and also travel to various parts of India. She encouraged other young girls and women to show more interest in weaving to promote traditional attires. 

Neibanuo Lea of Tsüpfüme village shared how the CWWS had helped her family and village improve their economic statuses through livelihood creation and improvement activities.

She said that through the CWWS, she learned many new methods and techniques of Agro practices. The income generated from livestock and farming helped her buy a vehicle with which she transports her products to town to sell it.

CWWS president, Vechisalü Nukhu, in her presidential address, acknowledged contributions of the society’s pioneers like Rev. Dr. VK Nuh, Rev. Dr. Kezüthsüloü Kapfo, Neikoloü Mero and Züvepralü Tunyi. 

Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) executive secretary Rev. Khrotso Mero spoke on the topic “Women in the changing world: Navigating life with God.” 

He was of the view that the Christian faith should be firmly rooted in Christ and should not be negatively influenced by the fast changing world. 

He also encouraged the gathering of women to be courageous, broad minded and hard working.

The Chakhesang Cultural Research Institute presented a folk song and Pfutsero Town Mother’s Association presented a special praise entitled “My Beautiful Pfutsero.” 

Mezivolü T. Therie, NJS, member secretary, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority spoke on the topic “Raising the profile of Women-making a difference.”

Christian Volunteers in Thailand CCT coordinator, Rev. Dr. Shairon L Bryant, spoke on the topic “The lonely piece: Life on the mission field”; and Dr. Nesatalü Hiese, scientist D, Nagaland Science & Technology Council spoke on the topic “GI: Its importance and the way forward.”

The installation and prayer for the new officials of CWWS was led by Rev. Dr Kowepe Kanuo, Mission Director CBCC.

The general assembly nominated Dr. Vekutulu L.Veyie as the new president of CWWS. 

Earlier, the program started with an introductory note by CWWS executive director, Vechüloü Kanuo.

The press release added that the 44th Annual General Assembly of CWWS will be hosted by Tizu area in 2020.

 

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