Avivawak Mela

Nov 12, 2017

A one-day Avivawak Mela, parental education fair, was held in Jaleshwar, Mahottari on 14 October 2017. More than 4,000 parents and caregivers with their children participated in the fair which was led by the local government and supported by UNICEF and Seto Gurans. The fair was a day of fun and learning and included sharing information about the importance of early childhood development as well as local customs and traditions related to child rearing. Popular actors Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire (Dhurmus & Suntali), also known as Dhurmus-Suntali duo were special guests at the fair, which also included participation from government and UNICEF officials, national and local organizations working on early childhood development, civil society and media. The fair was organized as part of the government's parental education programme which promotes child care responsibilities by improving the knowledge, attitude and practices of parents and caregivers of children under the age of five.

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