31st Jan. Youth Friendly Centers (YFC) now have new leaders.Election scheduled for seven centers of Bhutanese Refugee camp for 29th and 30th January this month elected new coordinators and core committee for one year.
First phase election conducted in Eastern camps elected ,in, Khudunabari :Kharga Gurung and Bishnu Maya Gurung, Timai:Hem Raj Gurung and Tika Maya Gurung ,Goldhap: Sagar Humagain and Sunita Rai as coordinators respectively.
Similarly, election conducted for second phase in Sanischare elected Yogen Bhujel and Ambika Rai as coordinator.Where as election result of three Beldangi camps are still not known.
One male and female are elected by youths of age group 18-25 of respective camps as coordinator, who is entire responsible of administrative function of center.A core committee compromising 14 youths is elected to run the center.
Fr.Peter Jong Lepcha, program coordinator for YFC, talking with our correspondent said,”a new policy nominating two people with disabilities in each core committee will be implemented by this year in order to guarantee the involvement of disables in YFC”.
YFC is a program funded by United Nation’s High Commissioner for Refuges (UNHCR) and implemented by Caritas-Nepal,which looks over entire education system in camps.
YFC was eastablished in 2006.