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In our Inner wheel Social entrepreneur series in this episode we are introducing you a very dynamic and and popular social Entrepreneur of Inner wheel who firmly believes in Social service and charity work yes we are talking about Anitha S Natrajan who is current Secretary of District 321 .She shared her Inner wheel Journey and service projects details with Hello Womeniya Correspondent Ruchika Sawant.
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Anitha S. Natarajan , District Secretary of Inner Wheel District 321.
Her Inner wheel Journey :
My journey in Inner Wheel started in 2001 when I joined as a member of Inner Wheel Club of Nagercoil I became the President in 2008-2009 and taken up all the posts in the Club Executive Committee . During my Presidentship I personally donated land( 5 cents ) for an orphanage. Mt entry into the District 321 was in 2018 as the District Editor. Now I am holding a key position as the District Secretary .
Service Project details during pandemic :
During this Covid , all the 46 Clubs of the District , including the newly formed Clubs , did umpteen projects as Covid relief which included donating oxygen concentrators to the Government Hospitals , distributing Covid relief materials , distributing food to the needy and the list goes on and on . Personally I too donated sewing machines for a community centre to train women who lost their livelihood during this pandemic, apart from the monetary and other help extended to the needy during this pandemic.
Another area of focus is the service rendered to the adolescent children by way of conducting Adolescent Counselling Programs in Schools and Colleges in and around our District , Kanyakumari District and also the neighboring Tirunelveli District . Conducting many awareness programs on health and hygiene among Government School Students and also building toilet blocks for Government Schools (some with personal contribution ) . I am doing voluntary counselling for free to couples with marital discord and family disharmony and 99% couple rejoin after 2 or 3 sessions . Environment protection is another focus of interest.
The most unimaginable thing happened during our generation and the whole world was shut down due to the imposed lockdown and also because of the fear of the unknown and unheard of virus , lurking around , snatching many dreams and lives. But nothing could stop our beloved organization , Inner Wheel and also the other social organizations from doing good to the needy and the deprived .And Inner wheel organization is doing one more service to its own members , it makes them keep in touch with each other by the frequently conducted Zoom meetings , thereby ensuring good mental health among its members.
Brief History of Inner Wheel :
Inner Wheel founded by Mrs. Oliver Golding in 1923 is the World’s Second Largest Non-Governmental Voluntary, Women’s Service Organization consisting of mainly women folks of Rotarian. It’s purpose is to help and serve the needy and underprivileged sections of society. The Inner Wheel is the world’s second largest women’s organization and comprises of the women folk of Rotarians. It is a recognized voluntary Non-Government Organization to help and serve the needy and underprivileged sections of the Society. In recognition of its social service, it has got representation in the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The Inner Wheel concentrates upon Friendship and Personal Service.