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BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS

APPL Foundation for long has been working for the best interest of the Small Tea Growers (STG) of Assam. To strengthen this effort a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between APPL Foundation and Assam Agricultural University (AAU). Henceforth AAU will be our Knowledge Partner for STG trainings

EXPLORING THE ARTIC
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EXPLORING THE ARTIC

We make dreams come true; the dreams which can help build a sustainable future. Mr. Rituraj Phukan’s dream was conceived when he was invited by Sir Robert Swan, O.B.E., to represent India as an official team member on the Climate Force Arctic Expedition 2019. The programme holds the opportunity of equipping leaders with resources and actionable solutions to become a part of a global force of change. We were delighted to support Mr. Rituraj become the first civilian and only the 3rd person from Assam to be at the Antarctic.

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Capacity Building Programme

A 2-day ‘teach the teacher’ programme for the trainers of Adult Learning Programme was conducted at APPL Office on 26th and 27th October 2018. The training was done by Dr. Bibhashchandra Das Purkayastha, an accomplished educator and currently the District Chair of TEACH (Rotary International District 3240). Keeping in mind the learning levels of the adult population of Tea Estates, we have also specially designed primers with the aim to impart functional literacy amongst the people.

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BE A VOLUNTEER! – ORIENATION PROGRAMME CONDCUTED BY APPL FOUNDATION

APPL Foundation has always believed that partnership is key to holistic community development. Be it with institutions or individuals, we have linked our partners to the areas of our commitment. In a novel initiative to engage more people directly with the community, APPL Foundation organized an orientation workshop for spouses of the management of APPL Tea Estates at Misa Polo Club on 9 th October.

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Visit to Digital Literacy Centre

The Digital Literacy Centre (DLC) at Lattakoojan was established in partnership with NRL in 2014. Since then the centre which is run in association with IRDIS has trained and created employment opportunities for several youth of the locality. 

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OCHIAI Tea Harvester Training program-Rowta from 3rd September - 8th September 2018

A Tea Harvester Training program for OCHIAI Harvesters was organized at APPITI Rowta with faculty support from OCHIAI from 3rd to 8th September 2018. The basic thought process behind this residential training programme was to run short term training on green leaf harvester’s maintenance, overhauling and refurbishing of different harvesters to generate a resource pool which in turn support the Small Tea Growers (STG) in terms of offering service.

 

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DIGITAL LITERCAY INITIATIVE AT APPITI, ROWTA

Digital literacy has become the new buzzword in education as parents and educators alike work to help students prepare for a world that is increasingly online. Digital literacy involves a plethora of skills: including the ability to read and interpret media, to reproduce data and images through digital manipulation, and to evaluate and apply new knowledge gained from digital environments. In short, digital literacy is defined not only by the ability to use technology to read and write, but by the ability to use it effectively.

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