News Input by Ruchika Sawant :
In our Inner wheel Social entrepreneur series in this episode we are introducing you a very dynamic and and popular social Entrepreneur of Nasik who firmly believes in Social service and charity work, she is passionate about social work and charity work. Yes we are taking about Kshipranjali Kale President Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad who came forward to help Covid-19 affected during lockdown.
Brief introduction of IWC:-
Inner Wheel, founded by British women Mrs. Oliver Golding in 1924, is the world’s largest voluntary women service organization created primarily for women.
International Inner Wheel is one of the largest women’s service voluntary organisations in the world and is active in more than 104 countries.
International Inner Wheel has three key objectives:
01. To Promote True Friendship
02. To Encourage the Ideals of Personal Service
03. To Foster International Understanding
Any woman who shares the three central aims of International Inner Wheel can join the organisation
Brief History of Inner wheel club of Dhule Crossroad :
Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad was formed with very few members on 25th January 2006. Today we are more than 85 members. 18 New members joined us this year. Since the last 14 years the club is working for women empowerment, girl child education, orphans, healthy environment, patriotism, senior citizens, health & hygiene, natural disasters,medical camps etc. And has done many crucial as well as needful work for the society as well as for Dhule City.
I believe that the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. So, its truly an honor to serve as the Golden President, for the Crystal Year of Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad.
Charity project details during pandemic :
Even though the year itself was notorious for the Corona Virus Pandemic, we started spreading positivity amongst the people by conducting various webinars. We also published & distributed Nutrition Guiding Handbooks during the stressful & fearful phase of Covid 19.
We donated masks, sanitizers, automatic sanitizer machines, infrared thermometers, Oximeters and, Ayurvedic Immunity Boosters in Schools and Old Age Homes. In order to create awareness amongst the Dhuleties we displayed Covid awarness banners at various crowded places of the city. The daily wage earners suffered the most hence we donated them a complete grocery kit, of one month for a family. which included Sanitary Napkins & Arsenic Album 30.
We also donated PPE Kits to the Doctors, and felicitated Covid Warriors of the city with certificates.
We invited the young generation to join hands with us for the betterment of the society. Thus, formed a New Youth Club “Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad Gen X”.
To keep the environment healthy and pollution free, we LIVE broadcasted the making of “Shadu Mati Ganesh Murtis”. We requested all the Ganesh Bhakts to immerse the idol in a bucket full of water at home, so as to prevent water pollution & social gatherings.
We also sowed 3000 seeds in the outskirts of Dhule City. We planted vegetables, fruits, medicinal plants at Old Age Homes & Ashramshalas.
Our club is paying for the Life Insurance Policies & Pension Yojanas for the house maids.
We are also giving education to the orphans.
We are also working for the Farmer widows, and needy women from the poor families, to raise funds for them & empower them by giving them vocational trainings, providing them small scale business set-ups and, knowledge of investment.
We placed Nirmalya Kalash on the riverside to stop river pollution & have A Clean River Clean City. We invited Mayor Chandrakant Sonar, Standing Committee Chairman Sunil Baisane, DMC Commissioner Aziz Shaikh, Deputy Commissioner Shantaram Gosavi, Health Department Officer Chandrakant Jadhav. We proudly participated in the “Majhi Vasundhara Abhiyaan”
We took another extensive step to save trees. As, a large number of trees are cut down to get wood for Funeral. Hence, we donated & inaugrated this Cow Dung Log Making Machine by the worthy hands of Dist. Collector Sanjay Yadav to Shri Panzara Pol Sanstha Dhule. Nothing satisfies more than humanity. So, every month we donate Cowdung Logs for a poor person’s funeral.
We carried out A Massive Winter Rescue.. where we donated more than 200 blankets,woolen caps, mufflers, masks, and food packets to the homeless people during the chilled late nights.
We conducted an eye opening Organ – Body Donation Drive which brought tears in eyes. We enlightened candles and took an Oath to spread awareness about Organ – Body Donation. Also collected many willingly filled forms on the spot.
Also conducted Blood Donation Camp, Awareness of Self Cleanliness to City Cleanliness, Girl Child Trafficking, Displayed various banners of Helpline numbers, Self Defence Training for girls.
Felicitation of mothers who gave birth to girl child… in order to save girl child.
About Kshipranjali Kale :
I m Kshipranjali Kale a business woman. Owner of Innovation Art gallery… more than 50 types of paintings under one roof. I joined Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad in the year 2015-16, as a member & won the Best Newcomer Award. In the year 2016-17 holded the post of International Service Organizer and won the Best Member of the year award in the Club & Best ISO in the Disrtict. In the year 2017-18 holded the post of Club Secretary & was awarded the Outstanding Member award in the Club & Outstanding Club Secretary Award in the District. In the year 2018-19 holded the post of club Editor and was awarded the Best Editor & Best Bulletin Award. In the year 2019-20 holded the post of Club Vice President & recieved the excellency award in Club. And the journey continues as the Golden President for the year 2020-21 of Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad. Finally would like to say that, let us all join hands together for the betterment of the society & Lead the change.
About Inner wheel club District 306:
IWC District 306 one of the largest District of Inner wheel which comprising more than 50 clubs and covers major cities and districts of Gujrat such as Surat, Baruch ,Vapi, Navsari, Umbergaon, Rajkot and Dhule District of Maharashtra.