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 a 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 Gujarat 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 Ekta Samir Shah District President of Inner wheel club of Bhavnagar, she shared her Service and Charity Project with Hello Mumbai Team
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 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.
Project 1 :
District chairman -Sushma Agarwal.
President name – Ekta Samir Shah
Secretary name -Bhavika Mehta
Date – 3rd August
Under theme -Spreading wings of innerwheel and stree shakti
Project name – What a family should know
Project details -This pandemic has taught us many things and the most important is that life is uncertain, and we have to be ready to face such situation. This seminar was organised for educating women and family regarding their financial and legal status of the family . Speaker urja mandera explained in detail regarding financial and legal matters which should be known by each and everyone to help them if any emergency situation arises in the family. A file was given to each member present and a pdf form of the file was sent to other groups which contained all the details to be filled and updated by the family in case of any emergency. This seminar was shown live on youtube so we could reach as many beneficiary we can.
BENEFICIARIES :- Society at large as it was offline as well as online .It was telecasted live on YouTube.
Project 2 :
Date – 20th August
Under theme – Earthcare
Project name – Eco Brick
Project details :
600 eco bricks were used to make the bench, at rainbow foundation.
Bricks were made by the kids of rainbow foundation and members of innerwheel club of bhavnagar.the whole area was covered with blocks so that cleanliness can be maintained and a beautiful corner can be created for the foster kids staying at rainbow where they can spend their time playing and studying .
This project got recognition in times of india.
Amount spend – 31000/-
Beneficiaries – Mother earth & kids of rainbow foundation.
Project 3 :
Date- 31st August. 2021
Date – 3rd Jan 2022
H – Health and Hygiene
Project details – :
A cheque of 51000/- was given to bhavnagar blood bank for thelesemia kids. Blood will be provided at no cost for the kids suffering from thelesemia.
Rs 10,000 given to redcross for free check up of youngsters for thelesemia and for organising camp to educate them to get themselves checked before marriage which will help them know if they are the minor or major or normal so they can select their partners accordingly and bring a stop to this disease called thelesmia ..
Total amount :- 61000/-
Beneficiaries-kids and youngsters suffering from thelesemia.
Project 4 :
Dist.sec: Dr.Tejal Desai
Project: Stree Shakti and old and Orphanage
Project name : Atmanirbhar
Vocational service project.
Project details: 20 sewing machines were gifted .
2 were gifted to ankur school for teaching sewing to kids and help them to become independent and earn their livelihood.
1 7 sewing machines to girls of majiraj school .they were taught stitching first so they can stitch uniforms , dresses and other things for themselves and for others to earn their livelihood.
1 fully automated machine to specially abled girl the only member working for the family .
22 tricycles donated to needy and disabled persons so they can be independent and earn their livelihood.
Regularly we are taking their feedback on how they are working and has this brought a change in their lifestyle and earning .
Amount: Rs 3,25,750/-
Beneficiaries : Girls of majiraj school , kids of ankur school .and specially abled men and women.
Project 5 :
PROJECT – 18
Under Theme – Stree Shakti
Old and Orphanage and
Branding of Innerwheel.
Project name : Aatmanirbhar
2 prosthetic Hands
1 Artificial leg
3 Battery Operated Tricycles
8 simple Paddle Tricycles
1 high end Sewing machine
2 simple sewing machines were gifted.
All the above mention things were gifted to Specially Able Brothers and sisters to make them independent and help them earn their lively hood .
60 sets of Model test papers and Digest were distributed among girls of Majiraj school studying in std 10 to help them prepare well for their boards and score good marks.
The cycles had logo and name Of INNERWHEEL imprint on it .
With Radium reflectors .
AMOUNT :- 5,75,000/-
BENEFICIARIES- Specially abled men and women and girls of Majiraj school.
Project 6 :
President : Ekta Samir Shah.
Secretary : Bhavika Mehta
date – 5th & 6th july 2021.
Project : Shaaksharta
Under theme Sheroes
S – spreading wings of innerwheel
By printing logo of innerwheel on 5000 books .e – education
Distributed books worth rs 40,000 to kids of slum areas,
Rainbow foundation and vaterj school in bhavnagar.
Amount – books worth rs 40,000/- was donated.
Beneficiaries – Foster care kids and underprivileged children.