Creative Writing Training for teachers, women, children and youths
Center for Community Development and Education (CCDE) Banda Aceh since 2001 has been active giving training on creative writing for women, female youths, children and event teachers from some schools in Aceh. During this month, CCDE held two creative writing training each for youths from 5 districts in Aceh and another one os for teachers from two districts. The training fro youths was held on May 18-20,2009. It was funded by International Youth Foundation (IYF) based in Baltimore, USA, while another training for teachers is held from 2-23 May 2009. The training for teachers is supported by Terre des hoomes Germany. All participants were facilitated with various knowledge and technics of writing. They can express anything they are interested
During the training, many of them were interested in writing about peace which is existing in Aceh to day after the initiation of signing the peace agreement between GAM and Indonesian Government. The training become as good activity to build their capacity in writing. Their articles will be published in POTRET magazine, a women magazine published by center forCommunity Development and Education, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
By Tabrani Yunis