Caritas’ National Assembly to showcase its best so far

September 19, 2014 by  
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CaritasNew Delhi, September 18, 2014: The National Assembly of Caritas India, starting today, will showcase best of community mobilization efforts of the organization with the thrust of animation.

The two-day event is organized in Bangalore and will see 167 Caritas member organizations under one roof.

Nearly 200 participants, including international donors, directors of member organizations and special invitees are expected to take part in the event.

Using story telling method, sixteen best cases will come alive on canvas in vibrant colors creating a visual impact of tangible results churned after 25 years of reflection and realization process of animation.

“The definition of human development puts ‘people first’, as subjects of change, having the power and capacity to make the choices and uphold their own dignity,” Fr. Paul Moonjely, deputy director of Caritas India.

He said that the concept of human development today is better understood in terms of equity and justice.

Cases from the fields of community health, natural resource management, rights and entitlements and disaster mitigation are some of the key thematic focuses during the event.

The event will also be marked by a release of the book “Animation Muse” on animation and three awards would be conferred under the categories of best annual report, best animation story and best story teller.

Renowned activist and author Prakash Louis and presently the Director of Indian Social Institute will deliver the key note address on the occasion.

– press release

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