APFANEWS

An orientation class on Bhutanese politics, life

Published on May 19 2009 // Main News

Texas, May 19, 2009: Resettled Bhutanese youth in Forth Worth, America gave two hours orientation classes to Catholic charities case workers and staffs on May 14 at the initiation of the Catholic Charities. 

Catholic Charities is one of the voluntary agencies providing services to refugees in Fort Worth, Texas.

Four Bhutanese youths Hari Adhikari, Gopal Adhikari, Ram Acharya and Indra Adhikari gave the orientation. Hari Adhikari coordinated the training, Ram Acharya demonstrated ‘Bakhu’ to the participants.

The orientation intended to share information about exiled Bhutanese to the resettling agency staffs which focused on background of the issue, requirements of the refugees, problem and solution. 

The youths also share politics of Bhutan, situation in the camp, FAQ of refugee before resettlement, festival of Bhutanese people with the American staffs. 

The participants were enthusiastic to learn more about Bhutanese people. And visual presentation on government suppression, life style of refugee in the camp and the current situation in the camp attracted the participants.

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