6 Oct :The 32nd annual general meeting cum seminar of Chakhesang Women Welfare Society was held from 3rd- 5th October 2008 at Phek Town Baptist Church with Parliamentary Secretary for Social Welfare, Child and Women Development, Chotisuh Sazo as the chief guest.
Speaking on the occasion, he lauded CWWS for their achievements, the most commendable ones being establishment of Mini Museum at Pfütsero, a book on Chakhesang attires and the cuisines of Chakhesang tribe. He said we still have a long way to go in the field of politics, academic field and business set up and urged them to work hard for greater achievement, from progress to progress, from backwardness to advanced society. ‘As charity begins at home so also education begins at home and it is imperatively important to equip the women folk with proper education for building all round developed society and for achieving economic freedom’, he added.
Chotisuh Sazo said that proper education and guidance must be given to every child at home by women folk by teaching them the virtues of our culture in shaping their character and life. ‘2008 being declared as the year of capacity building, equip yourselves with better knowledge and enrich your experience and enhance your capacity’, he encouraged.
MLA & Parliamentary Secretary for Industries & Commerce, Dr. K.C. Nihoshe also spoke on the occasion and said that Chakhesangs are leading others in formation of useful community based societies like self help groups, communitization and introducing of VDBs etc which brought laurels and reward to the state. He lauded Chakhesang women for their contributions towards the success and achievements of the society. In order to take preventive measure against HIV/AIDS, he called upon people to create awareness among the masses, as the rate of prevalence is quite alarming. He called upon women folk to fight the menace of HIV. The Chief guest was accompanied by his lady wife, Addl. Director, Women Development Department, Neilavo-ü Keditsu, Asstt. Director, Khrienuo Tachü, Phek DC, Zachive Thele, Phek SP, P.F. Zeliang and other public leaders. Besides 320 delegates, the meeting was well attended by the people of the town and surrounding villages.