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 northwestern Maharashtra, Dhule 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. Prajakta Nishikant Vaidya President of Inner Wheel Club of Jalgaon District 303, she shared her Service and Charity Project with Hello Mumbai News Reporter Sejal Bhise
Brief Introduction of International Inner Wheel :
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.
Key Highlights of Service Project :
Project 1 :
Women Empowerment through Skill Development
Donation of Aatta Chakki
One of the humane & blissful deeds done in the month of July by the Inner wheel club of Jalgaon.
With the help & support of club members IWC Jalgaon took initiative to make a widow self sufficient & provide her some steady monthly income . The widow’s husband who was a farmer committed suicide leaving behind the kids .
The club president & members of the club not only travelled all the way to the lady’s village near Parola but also arranged installation & demonstration of the Aatta Chakki.
The donated ‘Aatta Chakki’ can grind food grains, pulses, dry & wet masala etc. It will help her to earn her bread & butter with respect.
# IWC Jalgaon earned many blessings by the family members & villagers.
Project 2 :
Donation of groceries to the flood affected area of Konkan region
IWC of Jalgaon donated essential items of food grocery and kitchen utensils to the people of flood affected areas of Konkan region of ‘Ratnagiri, Mahad’ etc.
IWC of Jalgaon donated almost all essential items a kitchen needs like from salt to spoon.
Project 3 :
Celebration of Independence Day by Empowering visually impaired women & Donating Covid Protection Kit.
On the occasion of 75th Independence day Inner Wheel Club of Jalgaon in collaboration with Indian National Highway Authority had organised Independence Day Celebration at Chikhali – Tarsod Toll Naka on 15th August,21.
A group of visually impaired women singers were specially invited to sing National Anthem & Patriotic songs
All the women were felicitated each with
1) 5100/- Cash Amount
4) Covid Protection kit- which has Handwash, Mask, Soap
Total amount of 60000/- spent.
IWC of Jalgaon felt blessed by seeing the overwhelming happiness on the faces of all the Singers
Mr.Chandrakant Singha ( Project Manager of INHA), Mr.Surendra Pal Singh (Project Manager of Welspun Industries), Mr. Dayal Rajan Pillai (Director of Aayush Procon Ltd.), Firoz Kazi & Inner wheel members Abeda Kazi, Nutan Kakkad, Sandhya Mahajan were present.
Project 4 :
IWC of Jalgaon did wall painting on women abuse & violence
With a social message .’कोरोनाला थांबवा, आपल्या आवाजायला नाही’
Our Club name & logos also painted along with the painting.
IWC of Jalgaon with wall painting tried to spread awareness about ‘ Superstition ‘.
The painting on wall gives a strong message on Eradication of social evils like superstitions.
The painting along with IW logos has a eye opening message, ‘ Shradha Asavi, Andhashraddha naahi.’
The project was inaugurated
A helpline number is also provided with a social message.
Inauguration of the project was done on 18th Oct, by our DC Ashwini.
About District 303 :
District Chairman (for 2021-2022) :
Inner wheel District 303 one of the most important District of Inner wheel in Maharashtra which covers North Maharashtra and Vidarbha Region. It covers many big cities and districts of Maharashtra such as Nasik, Jalgaon, Akola, Amravati, Nagpur, Wardha and Chandrapur etc. This District performed well during this difficult time of Pandemic. All clubs did many charity work projects for pandemic affected people in rural areas of Maharashtra.