Leadership Bootcamp: Empowering Young Girls to Explore, one of the interactive programs of Hitaishi: Rural-Urban 2019 was successfully accomplished from the 19th of Nov to 27th of Nov 2019. The Rural Hitaishi participants were selected from Sarlahi, Rasuwa and on the basis of their passion to bring positive changes within themselves and the communities they travel to and they live in.
The Bootcamp was organized to enhance the leadership skills of young rural girls so they will be able to address the socio-economic issues in the long term. They will be playing a role model of community leaders. The Bootcamp program activities were focused on personal development, visit youth and women-led organization, explore the entrepreneurial ideas and action plans on the last day.
At the end of the workshop, the participants also designed action plans to implement back home. The action plans included campaigning against child marriage, campaigning for environmental cleanliness and educating illiterate adults in rural areas. The Rural Hitaishi participants will execute different programs within a year and create Get Travel Circles in their own communities and create the travel-related business in the long term.