YFC conducts three-day journalism training


The Youth Friendly Center (YFC) organised a three-day long journalism training from May 5 – 7.

Facilitated by Dutch writer and documentary maker Alice Verheij, and community journalists Vidhyapati Mishra and Jeetan Subba, the training session also included creative writing, story telling, filming and scripting, and new media, organizer Monarath Pokhrel informed.

According to Pokhrel, the training also saw a three-hour practical session for blogging and new media and that the participants enjoyed a lot.

Speaking at the inauguration session, Field Director of the Caritas Nepal Fr Amalraj highlighted the importance of journalism training for the refugee youngsters saying the journalists are pioneers of a nation.

Altogether, 30 participants from all seven camps and three from the local community took part in the training.