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Brief Introduction of IWC :
International Inner Wheel Club is an international women’s Social organisation to create friendship, service and understanding. It has clubs in over 100 countries with over 100,000 members.IWC has very strong presence in India. It has more than 3000 thousands clubs in Urban and rural India. Since the Covid 19 Pendamic breaks out Inner wheel club launched charity campaign worldwide.
Notably, Inner wheel club is an active and vibrant organisation that aids the poor and needy people even in nature’s calamity.
In the 1st Outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic’, Inner wheel club India ensured
Its helping hand in distribution
If essential items to the needy and poor.
Amid this Covid-19 2nd Wave pandemic, everyone is going through dilemmas and the Inner Clubs are trying to minimise it
Needless to mention Inner wheel club have accomplished numerous significant social projects in medical, vocational, educational, and many other areas of endeavor.
In the midst of this Pandemic, they are providing benefits to the needy ones.
Even in the 1st Wave of the pandemic Inner wheel Club have risen to the grim situation and dustributed essential items to the needy and poor.
In our Inner wheel series in this episode we are introducing. A well known social Entrepreneur Mrs. Nidhi Karnwal who is also Zonal Head and Co Ordinator of Inner wheel club District 312. She shared her charity work projects and lockdown experience with Hello Womeniya.
Brief introduction of Mrs. Nidhi Karnwal:-
Mrs. Nidhi Karnwal was born on July 7, 1977, to a reputed business family in Bijnor and was brought up with high family values. After finishing her schooling at GGIC, Bijnor, she married Mr. Lalit Kumar. Her will to never stop learning motivated her to pursue her graduation from Rohilkhand University after her marriage. After successfully finishing her graduation, she joined her husband and together they successfully ran a business in medicine. She is blessed with a daughter who after completing her master’s from Warwick Business School, runs a startup on mental health and wellness.
She is a full-time working professional and has never shied away from any responsibilities. During her free time, she loved to cook and this passion of hers has helped her win three prestigious awards; “Innerwheel Best Dish Award”, “Innerwheel Masterchef” and “Awadh Rasoi Queen”
She joined the Innerwheel Club of Lucknow Rajdhani in 2017-18 and went on to take the responsibility of Treasurer of the club for the year 2018-19. Her efficiency, continuity, and relentless hard work bagged her the prestigious “Diamond Treasurer” and “Efficient Treasurer” Awards. After a stellar year as a Treasurer, she took up the role of Club President for the year 2019-20. During her tenure, she successfully organized two District Events, PDC Meet “Akandani” and the District Conference “Utkarsha.” During her rather momentous tenure, she successfully carried out a large number of social projects like blood donation camps, donation of wheelchairs, oxygen cylinders, solar panel, Sanitary Pad vending machines, installed water cooler and Fans in School talks on physical health with special focus on women health, to name a few.
Besides, did extraordinary work for orphaned children. With the help of her club members, she made monthly donations to ration, medicines, cleaning commodities, new clothes, coolers, study tables as well as helped set up a library and indoor and outdoor games. Having a native desire to give back to society, she took on the responsibility of independently sponsoring a 9-year girl child and is taking care of her expenses till she becomes independent. Also encouraged her club members to do the same and as a result of this, club members sponsored the fee for 1 academic year of 8 children. She left no chance to make the children feel loved and accepted and made sure that all major festivals were celebrated at the orphanage home. Moreover, on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, the birthday of all the residents at the orphanage was celebrated with great fervor.
She is credited for the extraordinary project bank initiative under which she collected unused items from friends and family like clothes, books, utensils, shoes, etc, and with the help of club members, distributed the same in slum areas every third Friday of every month during her tenure.
When we were hit by the first wave of the Covid-19 last year, the front-line workers kept their lives on hold to keep us safe. She took notice of the same and honored the front-line workers for their selfless service. In addition to this, she distributed 1000 packets of sanitary pads among girls and women as they faced the brunt of a complete lockdown.
After a memorable year, to celebrate her leadership and foresight, her club was awarded the Super Diamond Club and she was honored with the title of Super Diamond President. She also bagged 16 awards in total for her social work. Her mindful initiatives and a constant desire to help different factions of the society were noticed and she was selected as the Zonal Head and Coordinator of Association President’s Goals “Patriotism” for the year 2020-21. In her capacity as a Patriotism Coordinator, she brought together all the clubs and collectively took out a Jhanki on the occasion of Independence Day. Being an advocate of big joint projects as a zonal head, she led all the Inner Wheel clubs of Lucknow to deliver 2 joint projects; the development of Innerwheel Vatika and the donation of an E-rickshaw to a needy woman. And attended the North Zone meet in Allahabad (2018-19), the National meet in Udaipur (2019-20), and the first virtual IIW Convention (2020-21). During her short but rather illustrated stint at Innerwheel, she has been constantly praised for her hard work, dedication, and perfection.
Thus, at the age of 44, Mrs. Nidhi Karnwal continues to learn and grow daily and be a better version of herself. She continues to strive to support and uplift the women around her and give back to society at every instance she gets. She is truly an example of anything that can be achieved once you put your heart and mind into it and continue to work with sincerity and honesty.