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 Surat based social Entrepreneur Veena Bharti Patel President Inner wheel club of Surat East District 306 .She shared her Inner wheel Glorious journey, charity projects and lockdown experience with Hello Womeniya
VEENA (Bharti) PATEL (President, INNERWHEEL CLUB OF SURAT EAST – 306 ) shares her charity work during pandemic.
News input by:- Janvi Panjwani
Brief Introduction of Veena Patel:
She joined INNERWHEEL CLUB OF SURAT EAST in 2017-18. She was Club ISO in 2018-19. She was Club Secretary in 2019-20. Presently, she is the Club President. She is also working with ‘Janki Mahila Mandal, Kamrej’. She is also a member of The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Veena (Bharti ) Patel while explaining her detailed charity work with Hello Womeniya News said that,”During the 2nd wave of Corona, when even the family members of Corona patients were not going close to patients, we did the project ‘Fight against corona, Seva Sankalp with duty’ in which I and my team went to meet these patients in the Isolation Centre (where covid patients are treated). We interacted with patients, had a
laugh with them and encouraged them for speedy recovery. There were more than
100 patients and we distributed fruits and home remedies like packets of ajma, cloves
and camphor. This project gave me internal satisfaction.”
Veena Patel further added,”During these difficult times, when many people were unable to find beds in hospitals
for covid treatment, we contacted many hospitals and NGOs to help these people get
required treatment and medication by arranging beds for them. Also, there was shortage of blood and plasma during this pandemic. Thus we arranged many Blood donation camps and Plasma donation camps. In these camps, we collected more than 200 bottles”.
During these pandemic year, I and my team distributed masks & sanitizers to Corona
Warriors. We encouraged them by honoring them with memento, shawl, certificate,
etc. We did more than 50 projects related to Patriotism, Health and Hygiene,
Environment, helping orphans, etc, physically as well as virtually said, Veena Patel.
Hello Womeniya Correspondent asked what kind of challenges did Veena Patel faced in which she conveyed,”As I used to work with corona warriors and visit corona affected people, many people in our surroundings use to stay away from me and doesn’t come close to me,There is also a huge risk of me and my family getting affected by corona due to this
visits, but still I continued social work to help different community of our society.”
While addressing the people Veena Patel said,
“Last 1.5 years has been very difficult for every person on earth. People lost their relatives,
their jobs, their house, etc. So help everyone in whatever way you can. It may include
helping financially, helping with food and other day to day needs, helping people by
encouraging them and other different ways. Stay home, stay safe, wear masks, sanitize
hands, take vaccines and be positive.
At last, I would like to share a quote by Michelle Obama:
“You may not always have a comfortable life. And you will not always be able to solve all
the world’s problems all at once. But don’t ever underestimate the impact you can have,
because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life
of its own.”
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