Happy International Women’s Day from Hello Mumbai News.com Team
Every year, March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day across the world to promote women’s rights and honour their achievements across the political, economic, social and cultural spheres.
This day is a reminder of the grit and determination of women all across the world.
There is no force more powerful than a woman’s determination to rise.
Every life begins with a woman. Respect and encourage every woman for what she is. Women, are always respected, loved and appreciated.
Theme for today’s International Women’s Day 2022 is…
“Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”
In our Social Entrepreneur series on the eve of International Women’s Day, today we are introducing you a very dynamic and popular Social Entrepreneur of Nairobi who is known for her remarkable and outstanding performance in the field of Social Work who always believes in Women Empowerment. Yes we are talking about Dr. Vaishali Shah (Kenya based NRI), she shared her Entrepreneurial journey with Hello Mumbainews.com Correspondent Janvi Panjwani.
Dr. Vaishali Shah, Famous As Social Entrepreneur
Based : Kenya/India/UK
Founder : www.hinduscriptures.com
Find her on Social Media : https://www.facebook.com/hinduscripturesofficial/
Dr Vaishali K. Shah is a post-graduate in International Business and Diploma holder in Internet Technologies.
She is the founder-owner of www.hinduscriptures.com and Shrivedant Foundation catering Hindu Vedic content to seekers worldwide.
Her website has more than 45000 pages covering topics like Indian culture, history, heritage, rituals, temples, festivals etc. It has received an appreciation letter from Shri Narendra Modiji and many other eminent people have shared their wishes.
She has authored a book series called Hindu Culture and Lifestyle written in three parts. The books are extremely helpful to those who want to know and follow Hindu culture living in any parts of the world, be it young or adults alike.
Her foundation is based in Kenya, India and the UK which conducts the classes of Hindu culture in various countries based on her book series. Currently, virtual classes are conducted with the students.
She has received awards like the Hind Rattan Award, Nav Rattan Award, the Pravasi Bhartiya award, the Women’s achiever award, The Great Indian Women Award, Commonwealth Innovation Award etc., in India and the UK.
Her belief in Vegetarianism initiated projects like tree planting, seed donation to local women to empower them. So far, 75000 saplings and seeds distributed by her team. She has published a book – The Veg Safari to educate locals on the benefits of vegetarianism.
Her column – Yada Yada hi dharmasya in Janambhoomi newspaper, first newspaper of Mumbai covers various aspects of Bhagwad Geeta for the youngsters.
The interview series on an FB page hinduscriptures.com has helped thousands of people to know Vedic culture through eminent scholars from different parts of the world.
Her website and projects are covered by many newspapers, radio channels and TV channels across the world.
Challenges – when I started this project 18 yrs back, there was no website having any info on Indian culture. So I had to refer to books, journals, magazines to find the authentic details.
I have spent hours reading and writing for the last so many years.
Message on account of International Women’s Day :
Consistency is the key to any success. I have not given up on my work despite thousands of problems. Many people tried to sabotage me, made it difficult for me to grow but I never stopped.