On International Women's Day, 8th March, 2017, Inner Wheel Club of Madras Esplanade along with Inner Wheel clubs of Madras South, Meenambakkam, Chennai Galaxy , Chennai Phoenix,Chennai Presidency Adayar ,Guindy along with DIVA Rajasthan Cosmo club organised ABINANDHAN (An Awards programme) for the WOMEN WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE .
Women who have empowered the underprivileged, orphaned, abandoned women and children, mentally challenged, visually impaired, hearing impaired, dyslexics, cancer stricken patients, transgenders and those promoting organ donation and working for the welfare of living beings (birds) were honoured with a shawl and citation .
To name a few, Divya Sarathy of Born 2 Win trust providing employment opportunities for transgenders, Mrs Chandrakala Siddharth herself visually impaired and married to a man with cerebral palsy works for the Sri Rakum trust empowering the visually impaired.
Mrs Nagarani of Hope School for the mentally challenged, Mrs Nalini Senapathi of Dean foundation shows her empathy for cancer patients. Overall 13 women were felicitated.
The chief guest for the event was Celebrity artiste Mrs Sneha Prasanna and Guest of Honour our DC Mrs Shama Prasanna.
It was a well-attended gathering with a total of 140 members and guests.