Morobe scouts complete leaders’ training

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THE Scout Association of PNG in Morobe has completed a three-day leaders’ training course and sports with a visit to a tourism site in Buang, Morobe.
Training was aimed at developing youths to be good citizens and the adults to be leaders in their communities for self-reliance in community development.
Trainer and assistant team leader Alfred Tei said 15 participants were trained along with a female scout leader.
“These leaders came from eight different wards out of 20 wards in Buang LLG, Bulolo,” Tei said.
“It was the second time for this course since 2012. This training was a bit different because of the inclusion of sports and tourism awareness. “The participants were very happy and are interested to learn more.
“They are looking forward to contributing to their communities in regards to what they have learnt and be a model of change.
“They are also looking to develop sports in their LLG to help the youths fight against negativities.”
Tei said tourism was also a major talk among the scout leaders to help the LLG economically. They are eager to learn more and requested for an advance course.
“We the training team are very impressed by their outcome and commitment in the course.
“It was very interesting to see them creatively discussing and planning what they will do after the course. “They are very friendly, caring and enthusiastic to learn more.
“We are also happy to be guided on the field visit (sports fields and tourism sites),” Tei said.
He said the association of PNG-Morobe would like to thank the Buang LLG manager for making this course possible. Your scouting programne engagement will help the LLG in the long run.
“On behalf of the Scout Association of Papua New Guinea as a Morobe field commissioner James Loka Masia said: “I would like the Government to look seriously into scouting and girl guiding movement and engage them in sports and tourism in the country”.

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