70 IDPs get media training at Jalozai Camp, Peshawar

Abdur Razzaq

PESHAWAR: A non-governmental social welfare Organization, United Rural Development Organization (URDO), imparted polishing photography, audio storytelling and video-graphics training to 70 uprooted youth from tribal regions based at Jalozai IDPs camp in Nowshera and off-camps living in different parts of the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Media training

The organization that works for the betterment of internally displaced people of Fata, who leaving at Jalozai Camp, set up for the internally displaced person (IDPs) was implementing a media development project for the uprooted families.

The project has been designed for 200 people aged between16-24 that had been identified by the organization.

 The project was focused on improving capacity building of the displaced people in camps and off-camp through innovative media learning techniques.

The initiative titled ‘Supporting Progressive Media Voices in Pakistan’ was aimed at focusing on new media tools along with the use of media and cultural activities for peace building, tolerance and social harmony.

The training will enable the youth to enlighten stories about themselves and their communities along with highlighting the burning issues and problem of their areas, said Zaheer Khattal, Executive Director URDO.

He said the project was aim to equip the youth with skills to earn livelihood in a dignified manner. “Such innovative skills should focus on market driven results” he added.

Trainer Rafiullah said the initiative will help pave the path to keep the youth distance from immoral activities and make them useful citizens.

“The training will not only bring about positive changes in their socioeconomic status but will also enable them to play their due role in the betterment and welfare of the society,” he added.

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