The NAZ Foundation of India is working with PUSS to educate Peer Educators on teaching life-skills to their peers. The topics included communication, sex and sexuality, HIV/AIDS and care of children and people living with HIV/AIDS. Five PUSS students participated in the two years training and were awarded certificates by NAZ Foundation Trust after successful completion of the training. NAZ foundation provided the same training to six other child care institutions in Odisha.They have provided the final training in December 2014 at Don Bosco Training Institute, New Delhi.
Employable Skill Development Training was conducted by Mr Tom Bulman, Mr Joe Bulman, Mr Dominic, Mr Stephen Camick-Davies, and Ms Carolyn O’Connell, all of U.K.,on january 18 and on August 15, 2014 respectively.
The following guest visitors have joined the work out session exercise for the children at PUSS
Dr. Geeta Mohapatra, Industrialist, Dr Mrutyunjay Sahoo, HOD, Pediatric Department, Capital Hospital, Er Chittaranjan Parida, Sri Subrat Priyadarshi, Special Public Prosecuter, W&CD Dept., Mr Prasanna Panigrahi, Section Officer, School & Mass Education Dept, Mr A.P.Malla, Industrialist, Mr M.Ganesh, Chartered Accountant Mr Bandita Sahoo, Lecturer in Mathematics Mr Gopal Chandra Sahu, National Bureau Chief and Head of Operations National News service Mr Abhimanyu Sahoo, Software developer Sanjogita Mishra, Director Gram Tarang, Mr Chandan Rout, Trainer Gram Tarang, Pragya Pathak, Mr Christopher Pouncey of UK, Mrs Shela Keggan of UK, Prof Malcolm Harper of UK.
An eight days Self Defense Training Program was conducted by the District Child Protection Unit, Khordha and Utkal Karate Association, Bhubaneswar from 16th Aug’2014 to 28th Aug’2014. Sri Niranjan Sahoo Collector –cum–District Magistrate, and Mrs Banishree Pattnaik District Child Protection Officer, Khordha, inaugurated the program on August 16, 2014. Sarbani Bhatachharya, Manager, CSR (AOF) and Sri Bishnu Mohapatra graced the closing ceremony on August 28, 2014.
Aangan Trust, Mumbai conducted an in-house training for Life Skill education to the children.