Orientation on Basics of stock market to PWDs

Published on: July 13, 2022

On 26th and 27th June 2022, CIL Kathmandu conducted a two-days orientation on basics of investing in the stock market. The program was successfully completed in coordination with Samriddha Nepal Lagani Samuha Pvt Ltd (An investing company run by the PWDs) where more than 50 PWDs participated. The sessions were facilitated by accessible investing promoter and stock market trainer Parbat Raj Bishta and his team.
The program was organized to empower and promote self-employment and financial independence of persons with disabilities. Furthermore, the program also focused on importance of investing as source of income and moreover the role and importance of investing in the stock for people living with disabilities. The orientation program was organized under the project of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) of Kathmandu metropolitan city. Additionally, The realization that for being actively participated and integrated in the community as others, the economic independence carries greater importance, the program on accessible income was organized. For the PWDs.
The first day of the training included the introduction to the stock and stock market, the importance of investing in the modern era, the issue of accessibility and the role of investing in responding to it, stock for the PWDs and possible financial independence that can be absorbed from stock market. Then, the interaction focused on ways and processes to enter into the share market. The first day of the program covered almost all the pivotal elements of primary stock market.
In the following day, the trainers began the sessions with the review of the learnings of the previous day and involved the participants in the discussion and sharing. Then, the attendees were introduced to the secondary stock market and guided with the necessary steps and measures to have access on trading and investing the secondary stocks. The participants were also alerted in the risks and chances of huge losses and regression, and were provided some key factors to consider before selecting a stock that is before entering and exitting from a stock in the market.
In both of the days, the sessions were interactive and they were closed with proper discussion, feedbacks and questions&answers.
In the formal closing, the distinguished guests from the metropolitan and the organization gave positive and encouraging remarks to boost the economic self-reliance of the PWDs. Similarly, the disability right activists also raised the isue of possible favours and supports from the Government to ease the access of PWDs in investing. The trainees were also pleased and motivated to extend their financial growth and become independent.