Women Social entrepreneurship is vital for our future. Collectively we can make a change by closing the gap between men and women in the workforce. Entrepreneurs are those adventurous, daredevils who drive deep into the pressing problems of society and try to find solutions to them, not by leaving the responsibilities in the reins of the government or business, but by trying to change systems as whole and persuading societies to take new initiatives.
In our Social Entrepreneur series today we are introducing you a very dynamic and popular Social Entrepreneur of Karnataka she is known for her remarkable and outstanding performance in social field particular in Inner Wheel Club who always believes in Women Empowerment and social entrepreneurship. Yes, we are talking about Mrs. Sharada Shettar, President, Inner Wheel Club of Kushtagi, District 316, she shared her Service and Charity Project with Hello Womeniya Correspondent Priyanka Yadav.
Key Highlights of Service Project:
S- STREE SHAKTI
Project no :1
Date : 1-15-2021
1) We gave a Sewing Machine to a woman for her daily earning
2 ) On the occasion of Kartika masa we donated 1000 mud diyas to 9 temples to support a poor potter woman.
3) we supporting woman for her livelihood.
Project no : 2
1)We distributed rain coats to the news paper boys who work in the early morning without considering rain & cold. They are college students.
2) On the eve of Woman’s Day
We conducted Free Heart Check up Camp from Narayana Hrudayala Dharvad.
3) Eye Donation Willing Consent Camp.
Our members & Kushtagi people did this noble work by signing “Eye donation willing consent” form.
This is the first step taken in kushtagi by IWC in Association with “Red Cross Society”.
Project no: 3
Awareness program on “Menstrual Hygiene” in our adopted Govt. Girls High School.
We distributed sanitary napkins to the girls. Lecture was given by Dr. PM Parvati on the topic.
Project no :4
On the eve of “WORLD SENIORS CITIZEN’S Day”
IWC Kushtagi Club donated sweaters, blankets, bedsheets & mosquito nets for all of them.
We gave ₹30509 for medical expensis & health protection.
We saw “Happiness”on their faces.
E- EARTH CARE
Project no :5
On occasion of “Farmers Day” we visited 2 farms & admired their work gave Saree, Dhoti, sweets & ₹5000/- to each farmer donated by our club members as gift.
3) “International Earth – Care Day” celebration
Monsoons are started so we dispersed all (1000) seed balls prepared by our club members in forest area. We arranged seed balla as ” IWC Earth Care Kushtagi” to message to society to take care of earth on this International Earth – Day.
Project no: 6
On occasion of shri Krishna Janmashtami
IWC 10 members participated in “Yashoda Matrutva” competition. We gave prizes to 4 members. really it was very colourful & beautiful program. we all enjoyed a lot.our club members children participated in Radha & Krishna dress up. We gave gifts to all children. All children were very happy.
” Teacher’s Day” Celebration.
We conducted games to all teachers with the theme of saree concept.
On Occasion of International “Mother’s Day”
We conducted Rangoli competition to IWC members for getting refresh mood…..We distributed prizes.
O- Old Age, Orphan age & Home Assistance
Project no: 7
Free cataract operation sponsored for 3 orphan senior cetizens & 3 poor senior cetizens from our member.
New year celebration with “Senior Citizen’s”
We welcomed 2022 & enjoyed new year Celebration in presence of senior citizens by their blessings.
Our Permanent project
Under permanent project “Sandhya Kirana”
We felicitated 12 Senior citizen’s & gave sarees, provision kits, walking stics to all.
Project no: 8
On the eve of Chairman’s visit we donated Projecter & Screen to Adopted Govt. Girls High School.
IWC Kushtagi donated 26 more sets of SSLC exam preparation books programmed by Rotary, to Government Girls high school Kushtagi. These books are really useful for SSLC exam going students.
Beneficiries 200students in polytechnic college….Under “HELP EDUCATE” program.. IWC Kushtagi donated 94 computers in collaboration with infosys & Rotary through kushtagi MLA sir.
E- EERADICATION OF SOCIAL EVILS
Project no :9
Eradication of evil social behavior towards breast feeding.
Date : 2-10-2021
Greetings of “Mahatma Gandhiji’s & Lal Bahadur Shastriji’s jayanti”
Awareness to a BA Final year students of BCM Hostel about Eradication of” Child Marriage System” from Megha desai ji & Dowry System”.from Prabha bangar Shettar.
Guest Speaker Sri Nataraj sir gave a lectures about
Eradication of tubacco, ganja, gambling etc….
S- SPREADING THE WINGS OF INNER WHEEL
Project no : 10
Installed “Welcome & Thank you” board at Kushtagi – Sindhanur road, which is a new high way. Board was inaugatarated by President of municipality shri GK Hitemath sir..
Distributed sweets to the dignitaries.
Date : 7-4-2022
Free drinking water supply in KSRTC for one month.
Celebration of sister – brother hood in society on the eve of Raksha bandhan With Auto Rikshaw drivers & children.
Raksha bandhan is a festival of sisters & brothers since ancient days.
But now a days everywhere some males are dus respecting female in many ways. So to understand that pure relation of love, care & bonding.
Brief Introduction of International Inner Wheel:
International Inner Wheel 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 Pandemic breaks out Inner wheel club launched charity campaign worldwide. In our Inner wheel Social entrepreneur series in this Episode we are introducing very popular face of IWC; she doesn’t need any kind of Introduction.
About District 316:
District Chairman (for 2021-2022):
News Compiled by Priyanka Yadav
You want to read other Inner Wheel Club stories may also click below link:
Meet Jyothi Laxman Inner Wheel District Chairman of Dist.316, who shares her Inner Wheel journey with Hello Womeniya
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