Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (ACORAB) Nepal has conducted Social Marketing and Fund Raising Training in a collaboration with BBC Media Action in Bardiya from December 27-31, 2015. This program was organized for community radios of Mid-western region. Station Managers of this development region have participated in this five day long special training.
Subash Khatiwada-Treasurer of ACORAB, Dr. RC Lamichhane- Executive Director of ACORAB, Ramesh Kumar Joshi-Coordinator of Far-West Development Region, Iman Sing Bharati-Coordinator of Mid-west development region and Bhuban Singh-Board Member of ACORAB were the facilitators of the program. Total 29 station managers have participated in the training. Participants from 12 districts of the Mid-western development region have attended the program. Among participants, 23 people were male and 6 people were female.
During the training process, the major strengths, contribution and marketing trend of community radios were discovered and analyzed. The objectives of the community radio was discussed and aligned with the marketing opportunities.