NSS Unit St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Jakhama conducted Special Camp 2023 at Jakhama Village

NSS Unit SJC (A), Jakhama conducted a Special Camp at Jakhama Village, one of its adopted Village from 11th – 14th May, 2023. Guided by its motto ‘NOT ME, BUT YOU’, 47 Volunteers with 3 Programme Officers participated in the said camp. On the first day, the activity begins with Yoga session led by Mr.Kelhouzasie Lawrence, Yoga Instructor, followed by general cleanliness drive along with Jakhama Students Union officials within the village. The awareness programme on Ill-effects on tobacco consumption was organised in collaboration with National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) at Government High School, Jakhama with Dr. I Simon Sumi, District Nodal Officer as the resource person. The Volunteers also visited Govt Middle School, Jakhama and conducted some learning  activities with the students. The Volunteers visited Primary Health Centre. The volunteers reached out to the community by visiting the old ages, widows, differently abled, helping them out in household chores like splitting firewood, fetching water, washing clothes, cleaning the house, etc. The day culminates with the presentation of the report by the group members.

On the second day, the day begins with physical exercise (Morning walk) followed by cleanliness drive. As a part of water conservation, the volunteers engaged themselves whole day cleaning 3 different streams passing through the village which benefits the farmers in particular and the village in general.

On the third day, the volunteers were divided into three groups led by the POs and attended the different churches (Catholic Church Jakhama, Christian Revival Church and Baptist Church) and celebrated Mothers day. After the church service, a valedictory programme was held with Shri. Zeneikho Pfukha, State NSS Officer, Dept of Youth Affairs and Sport, Govt of Nagaland as a special guest. He congratulated and encouraged the volunteers for  participating and successfully concluding the Special Camp. He highlighted the importance of NSS and motivated the volunteers to develop their personality through Community service. Mr Keviseto Tetso, President, Jakhama Students Union and Team attended the Valedictory function and express their gratitude to the NSS volunteers for their service rendered towards the community. Ms.Ahisha Semy and Mr.Keduovi Ramai shared their experiences of participating in the camp. Mr. Salvius Yanthan, Boy Leader proposed the Vote of Thanks. The Valedictory Programme was chaired by Mr. Thepfiiriili Riilu.