Meet Aditi Acharya President of Inner Wheel Club of Kollolini Kolkata, shares her charitable projects with Hello Womeniya
In our Inner wheel Social entrepreneur series in this episode we are introducing you to a very dynamic and popular social entrepreneur of IWC who firmly believes in Social service and charity work yes we are talking about Aditi Acharya President of the Inner Wheel Club of Kollolini Kolkata, Dist-329 stepped in with precautions to support Covid affected in this lockdown.
Brief introduction of District 329 :
The pioneer in the Eastern Indian subcontinent (erstwhile territory extended to West Bengal, North Eastern States of India, and Bangladesh). They belong to the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in India and are an International Inner Wheel district made up of clubs in south Bengal and the Inner Wheel Club of Port Blair, Andaman in the Bay of Bengal. The total strength is 54 clubs and 1,570 members. A few of the clubs include Contai, Calcutta Junction, Calcutta Mahanagar, North Calcutta, Metro Maidan, Calcutta Mega City, Serampore, Southwest Calcutta, and many more.
Mumbai: As a Service bestowing and constantly keeping up along, association IWC never remain behind, and likewise, Inner Wheel Club of Kollolini Kolkata, Dist-329 giving duties to the community even in this Covid-19 pandemic
IWC Kollolini Kolkata was established in the year 2016. She is the fifth President. She started her career as a lawyer in Calcutta High Court, after getting married to a Doctor she accompanied him abroad. There her career changed and she opted to become an English teacher. She has done master’s in English Literature and LLB from Calcutta University. After returning to India joined IWC.
This year came with the blow of a pandemic. She tried to educate their IWC sisters about the Covid situation. Their club arranged webinars where doctors advised how to face the pandemic. For instance, on 12th September 2020, A talk on Covid-19 Vaccines was executed, and Dr. Ismot Kabir ( National Health Service U.K) accompanied them and Chief guest Anita Gosh (District Chairman). Series of Webinars have arranged talks on Holistic Living. Yoga classes and demonstrations were given to keep the body and mind fit to fight the horrific time by speaker Sudeepta Shanbagh on 31st August 2020 and Chief guest Anita Gosh.
They demonstrated and distributed mask sanitizers to the Auto drivers, domestic help, security guards, residents of old age homes, and an orphanage.
She arranged a vaccination drive: booked a slot 3 pm-3:30 pm for 35 people who are senior people above the age of 75years and successfully brought them to the hospital(AMRI, Kolkata) and took them back to their homes.
They supported the small business owners with cash and kind. Her friend and she educate online underprivileged students to carry out their studies. During Covid time
arrange a training programme for 20 girls in the hospitals by The Ministry of Skill Development and RamKrishna Mission as General Duty Assistant to serve the patients.
Brief Introduction of Inner wheel:-
International Inner Wheel is an international women’s organisation to create friendship, service, and understanding. It has clubs in over 100 countries with over 100,000 members. It’s a non-profit organization and known for its charity works. Inner wheel club has a very strong presence in India. More than 3,000 clubs are active in urban as well rural areas of India.