22 septermber 2018, Kathmandu
RUWON Nepal, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has launched a one year long free computer training program for women.
Foreign policy adviser to the Prime Minister and former member of parliament Dr. Rajan Bhattarai inaugurated the free training program at Akashe Dhara, Ward No. 11 of Budhanilkantha Municipality in Kathmandu on 9th September, 2018. Dr. Bhattarai cut the inaugural ribbon and clicked a computer signaling the inauguration of training.
Altogether twenty women will get training for one year under the program, which has been organized by Rural Women’s Network Nepal (RUWON Nepal) and supported by Women’s Worldwide Web (W4 France).
Goma Devi Bastola, President of RUWON Nepal, informed that the training program aims at empowering women especially those who do not have access to technology. Bastola further added that during the one year long training, twenty women will be trained in two batches of ten persons each day. RUWON Nepal has purchased ten brand new desktop computers for the purpose.
Public Relations adviser to the Prime Minister, Achyut Mainali; deputy chief of Budhanilkantha Municipality, Rama Devi Rai; chiefs of ward numbers 10 and 11 of Budhanilkantha Municipality Nawaraj Bhattarai and Raju Adhikari respectively; and social worker Mitharam Adhikari were also present on the occasion.