NFI-FST Peace Awards – Supported by National Foundation of India (NFI), to promote leadership among young leaders working in the states of Assam and Meghalaya. In this year of 2018-2019 Awards were given to 6 awardees which are as follows:

Dibyendu Chakraborty

Project Title: –  “Manobikota – (Humanity)”.

Objective – Using creative mediums, enable young people to become peace leaders in the conflict affected areas of Kalibari Char.

Target- Fisherman community of Kalibari Char

Location- Kalibari Char, Silchar


Narsi Ahmed

Name of the Project– Utsah… A Ray of Hope

Name of the Awardee- Narsi Ahmed

Objective- A situational Analysis to ‘Understand the livelihood situation of Women Construction Laborers in Rural and Urban areas of Morigaon and Guwahati City’

Target Group- Women Construction Labourers ( WCL)

Location- Urban- Sixmile 9 (Kamrup Metro),  Rural- Mayong block (Morigaon)


Indranee Kalita

Project Name- ‘Mita’

Name of Awardee– Indranee Kalita

Objective- To create awareness on Gender, Gender Identity and Sexuality among the young women from peri-urban areas of Guwahati.

Target- Young Women (LBT Women)

Location- Sonapur, North Guwahati and Kamrup Metro


Shafiul Hassan

Name of the Project- Jagoran (Better Environment for Women)

Name of the Awardee- Shafiul Hassan

Objective- Create awareness amongst the minority communities of char areas of Barpeta, on social issues and stigmas around women.

Target- Minority Bengali Muslim, Girls and Women

Location- Kharballi village of Barpeta (Assam)


Marybell Kharlyngdoh

Name of the project- Supporting Gender Action Plan in Pongkung village of Meghalaya

Name of the Awardee- Mary Kharlyngdoh

Objective-

To Create awareness on Health and Hygiene among the young adolescent girls and boys in Amospero Secondary School.

To enable the school Management to construct separate toilets for boys and girls and thereby reduce dropout rate.

Target- Senior Secondary Scholl students (Boys and Girls)

Location- Amospero Secondary School, Pongkung Village, Meghalaya


Sonia Tanti

Name of the project- Puwati

Name of the Awardee- Sonia Tanti

Objective- To Create awareness on Health and Hygiene among the Adivasi Tea Workers at the Letekujan Tea Estate, Jorhat.

To enable the school Management to construct separate toilets for boys and girls and thereby reduce dropout rate.

Target- Tea Workers at Letekujan Tea Estate, Jorhat.

 

Currently their activities pertaining to their project areas are in progress.