World Toilet Day 2021: Skill Training on Low-Cost Toilet Construction

On the occasion of World Toilet day 2021, North East Network (Nagaland) organised a 3 day-long youth skills training on low-cost toilet construction from 16th – 18th November 2021 at Razeba village. The training held under the theme ‘Valuing Toilets’ was aimed to introduce alternative low cost technique utilising local resources (bamboo) to provide affordable…

International Street Vendors’ Day celebrated in Nagaland

Street vendors and market traders are an integral part of urban economies around the world, offering easy access to a wide range of affordable goods and services in public spaces. International Street Vendors’ Day is celebrated on 14th November among street vendors around the world to address their common needs and challenges. This is especially…

International Home Based Workers’ Day 2021 observed across Nagaland

Who is a Home-Based Worker? – A Home-based worker is a person who produces goods or services for the market from within or around their own homes. Although they remain largely invisible, home-based workers are engaged in many branches of industry and represent a significant share of urban employment in some countries, particularly for women…

Training on Food Processing at West Khasi Hills

Financial dependence on an abusive spouse often forces women in Meghalaya to stay silent about domestic violence. During field work, NEN team members found many instances of rural women trying to gain a livelihood through joining of SHGs but failing to do so due to lack of proper planning and implementation. In Nongshillong Village, West…

International Day of Rural Women 2021 celebrated in Meghalaya

On International Day of Rural Women, 15th October, 2021, NEN Meghalaya highlighted the women farmers’ contribution and participation to the society. We celebrated their contribution towards their families and the national economy, along with acknowledging their role as guardians of nutrition and food security of the community as a whole. NEN organised a Women Farmers’…

NEN celebrated International Day of Rural Women (IDRW), 2021

Committed to amplifying the stories and voices of rural women, North East Network (NEN) observed the IDRW on 15th October, which also coincides with the  National Women Farmers’ Day, by bringing together government agencies, women organisations, village leaders, CBOs, NGOs and the general public in an interface with rural women at Phek Town. The theme…

Training on organic farming for young cultivators from Nagaland

A team of 20 participants consisting of 16 farmers and 4 NEN staff from 9 different communities from Nagaland, went on a training cum exposure trip to Pabhoi Greens, Pabhoi, Biswanath Chariali, Assam. The residential skill enhancement training on organic farming was held between 26th-30th September 2021, and was facilitated by the Pabhoi Greens Team.…