Celebrating Home-based Workers Day: Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland

Home-based workers contribute greatly in informal economies. However, their work is rarely recognised. North East Network has been working towards visibilising the work carried out by home-based workers in different regions of North East India. This International Home-based Workers Day, NEN is made efforts to create awareness around the theme “My Work, My Identity”. Assam:…

Celebrating International Day of Rural Women in Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) in collaboration with SEWA Shakti Kendra (SSK), Pfutsero organised “International Day of Rural Women” at the Women Resource Centre (WRC), in Runguzu Nasa on October 13. The day-long event aimed to celebrate rural women, visibilise their contribution, struggles and aspirations; and create awareness about rights and entitlements. Extra Assistant Commissioner(EAC), Chozuba,…

Millet Value Addition Training: Nagaland

Presenting diverse flavours and innovative recipes, the Millet Value Addition Training was organised in NEN Resource Centre, Chizami, from 3rd to 5th October 2023. This training focused on the preparation of simple millet recipes using commonly available kitchen tools. Some of the recipes included millet pancakes, pakodas, sweets, cakes, etc. This training also aimed to reintegrate millet…

Building Transformational Leadership – Towards Equitable and Sustainable Change: Assam

Themed as Building Transformational Leadership – Towards Equitable and Sustainable Change, the workshop for grassroots women leaders was an attempt to prepare grassroots women leaders to drive social and ecological change among their collectives. From understanding patriarchy and power to taking hands-on-training in compassionate farming practices, the workshop was a wholesome experience for all our women…

Diploma in Permaculture , Nagaland

In an effort to equip professionals working in the development sector in the North Eastern Region,  North East Network (NEN)  in collaboration with ‘Teaching Where It Matters’  began its journey on  a 6 months Diploma in Permaculture- Designer and Educator from November 2022 to May 2023.  A multidisciplinary outlook that is an ethically based, whole-system…

Product and Design Development Training, Nagaland

As part of NEN’s initiate to diversify livelihood opportunities for youth and women across the state, besides providing training to women on leadership development, NEN has been constantly supported skill trainings in different parts of the state with the objective to professionalise the handloom tradition as well as to add value to the existing skills…

The 8th edition of NEN farm school (NFS) , Nagaland

The 8th edition of NEN farm school (NFS) was held from 29th June to 3rd July, 2022 at NEN, Chizami. 14 participants from 4 states (Nagaland, Assam, Kerala and Mumbai) took part in the four days programme with the theme Bridging the Farm-To-Plate Gap. The programme is to engage young people with their environment and…

Skill Enhancement Training Of NEN Women Collectives of Madanryting, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

North East Network has always believed in empowering women at spaces they are comfortable with, and collectivizing women to empower the same has been our objectives. Through the initiative of Skill enhancement programmes, NEN Meghalaya was able to collectivize women of Madanriting area who are skilled in tailoring for a home base initiative, in which…

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN 2022: Meghalaya

In observance of The International Day Of Rural Women 2022, North East Network organized a three days programme along with the rural women of Meghalaya in different districts.  Day one was celebrated by organising a “Farmers Meet”in Rangthong Village SWKH district. In which a few games were organised like Football for women, Tug of war…