The MSW students of the Department of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, got an opportunity to interact with eminent social workers Shri. Praveen Patkar and Smt. Priti Patkar, the pioneers of pathbreaking social interventions in India, from September 13-14, 2018. They are the co-founders of 'Prerana', an NGO globally recognized for its initiatives in child protection and anti-human trafficking. The topic of discussion was Child Protection and Anti-Human Trafficking.
Here are some quotes from the students who attended the workshop:
- "It was a great experience and now we have a strong inner urge to do something for the society's betterment" - Aardhra Suresh
- "Challenges involved in working in the red-light streets in Mumbai and the experiences from their life and works really motivated us" - Krishnendhu B. Nair
- We are lucky enough to listen and learn about their journey. Such wonderful and humble personalities and their journey is an inspiration for all of us"- Aiyappan K.
- This meeting helped me to see things from a different perspective. The experiences that shared changed my outlook and refined me. I am truly grateful for this session"- Mahadevan
- They shared a lot of success stories from their life experience and inspired each and everyone. Getting an opportunity like that is a great experience for all of us" - Lekshmi Indhuchoodan
List of Students who Attended the Workshop: