On December 17th, AWON organized an Appreciation and Certification Program for AWON volunteers and well wishers who supported and assist AWON in the Earthquake Emergency Response and Recovery Work in different EQ affected district.
The program was held in Siddhartha Cottage; Tinkunae, Kathmandu Nepal. All together there were 35 participants in the program including board members, advisor, volunteers and office staffs. The program was started by the welcome speech of the Program Manager where she extended her sincere gratitude and appreciation on the behalf of whole AWON team for the prayers, thoughts, and support of the supporting hands and the contribution of the volunteers in the emergency response and recovery work.
Along with the welcome speech by PM, one minute silence was done in the remembrance of the departed souls in the devastating quake and after that two volunteers one from male and one from female (Kiran Chaulagain & Janaki Dhami) shared their experiences on volunteering in AWON. Treasurer; Bharat Wasti too shared his stories of the emergency response and recovery work and thanked all the volunteers and supporting hands. After that all saluted for the great work along with the national anthem and certificate distribution was done by the Advisor Anupama Dahal and Sanu Laxmi Ghasi.
The program was for 2 hours and ended with the closing remarks from General Board Member, Gita Dhakal along with the refreshment and song by Anupama Dahal; the advisor of AWON.