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WSTH encourages women to be ambassadors for sanitation

Nagaland Post, 23 February 2014



DIMAPUR: Western Sumi Totimi Hoho (WSTH) has encouraged women to be ambassador for sanitation as women can play leading role in advocating cleanliness in the society.


WSTH president Ahimsa K. Zhimo and general secretary Jolly K. Aomi who were the resource persons of a seminar on sanitation organized by the Hoho for women as part of observing National Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week at Niuland Town on Saturday, challenged women to make sanitation a way of life, living a healthy and dignified life and thereby contributing towards the development of healthy community.


Resource persons made aware to more than hundred women participants from Niuland area representing churches, Sumi Totimi Hoho, WATSAN, Anganwadi, ASHA etc. that the department of Public Health Engineering (PHED) is putting lot of efforts for the well being of the people and therefore public as a whole should co-operate with department.


They urged that the awareness gained through the seminar should not go in vain but should be utilized to ensure proper sanitation in the community.


Exhorting the programme, president, Western Sumi Kukami Hoho Isawoto Zhimomi was optimistic that efforts undertaken by the concerned department and WSTH would have a positive outcome in approach to encourage cleanliness and healthy living in rural areas.


He called upon the people make proper use of the facilities including water projects provided by the government, and also to preserve the same for long-time benefit of the people. Zhimomi also lauded WSTH for organizing the event.


PHED sponsored the day-long seminar. Invocation for the programme was said by Hutoli K. Zhimo, former president NASTH. Kungugha Kimji, Ato area presented a special number.