Projects from India - May 2022 (3)

Posted by | Jun 01, 2022 |


Trade Fair and Auto Donation (District 317)

Inner Wheel Club of Belgaum

District Chairman: Ratna Behere

President: Dr Sushma Shetti.

Date: 8 March 2022

The Inner Wheel Club of Belgaum celebrated WOMEN'S DAY along with Rotary Club of Venugram. A 3-day trade fair called "NAMASTE BELGAVI” was held. There were about 78 Stalls selling various items like sarees, garments, kitchenware’s , garden wares, food stalls ,stationery items, bags and purses, cosmetics, homemade candles, detergents, artwork, etc. This exhibition was planned to encourage local entrepreneurs, boost artisans. There was also a quilt making workshop (godhadi) for 32 deserving and senior citizens of Belgavi. ISO Smita Kamkar from Kolhapur conducted the workshop for free. In the evening, a valedictory function was held. MP Smt Mangala Angadi and MLA Belgavi South Shri Abhayji Patil were the Chief Guests.


The Madhuwanti Naik Award was presented to a lady constable, Rukmini Lakangouda, for her tireless service done during the pandemic. Public response was very good. Through this fundraising project, a sizeable amount was collected and was used to empower a needy lady auto driver to purchase a Pink Auto of her own. IWC Belgaum members sponsored the driving license of the Pink Auto Driver, Prabha Bisiroti, and helped her obtain it, including the down payment of a bank loan, and a gift of two sets of Pink Uniforms.


Construction of Toilet Block (District 320)


Inner Wheel Club of Coimbatore West

District Chairman: Dhanya Alamelu

President: C.N.Mahalakshmi

Number of beneficiaries: Many

Date: 3 May 2022


The Club donated and facilitated the construction of a block of toilets in Kanuvai Government School. This boosted the school’s infrastructure, and the health and hygiene of the children. The toilet block was inaugurated by the MLA Arunkumar.



Donation of Sanitary Napkins (District 320)

Inner Wheel Club of Coimbatore

District Chairman: Dhanya Alamelu

President: Deepa Venkatraman

Number of beneficiaries: Many

Date: 24 April 2022

The Club gave menstrual pads to two girls’ care homes, Seva Nilayam and Ashraya Seva Society. This project spans the whole year. To date, 1800 packets have been donated. The aim is to ensure that the girls have access to good menstrual hygiene.



Widening And Deepening of Rivers (District 313)

Inner Wheel Club of Jalna

District Chairman: Santosh Singh

President: Savita Loya

Date: 1 May 2022

The Inner Wheel Club of Jalna joined 400 volunteer workers (shramadan) to revive by the widening and deepening of the Kundalika and Seena Rivers on the occasion of Maharashtra Day and Labour Day. The Club also distributed hand gloves and refreshments to all the other people who participated. Beneficiaries: 400 shramadan volunteers.



Donation Of Study Benches (District 313)

Inner Wheel Club of Jalna

District Chairman: Santosh Singh

President: Savita Loya

Date: 4 May 2022


The Inner Wheel Club of Jalna donated 75 wooden benches to the Marathi High School. The school approached us for the requirements. Many students could not see the blackboard while studying. To overcome these difficulties faced by them we thus decided to donate benches which will eventually help them to study without any barriers. There were indeed happy faces on all the students on the day the club donated the benches. Lots of students were thankful to us.



'HIRKANI’ Stitching Training Camp (District 306)

Inner Wheel Club of Dhule Crossroad

District Chairman: Sushma Agrawal

President: Bharti Ahirrao

Beneficiaries: 505 women in need

Project cost is sponsored by Club Treasurer Mrs Manisha Patil

Date: 2 May 2022

To encourage women entrepreneurship and empower of women, IWC Dhule Crossroad held training workshops for stitching of 5 types of nauwar sarees at Jamner, Kundane, Vani, Aambode and Dhule villages. The Club organised training to ladies totally free of cost. From all of these 505 ladies 314 ladies started their own sewing work, and they are taking orders of stitching nawvari sarees. Now all the ladies have started earning and have been able to financially support their family. Besides this, the Club has also given them training on online marketing, accepting orders and online payments. In conducting online classes, situations like COVID-19 would not affect their earnings.



Smart TV Donation (District 306)

Inner Wheel Club of Bhavnagar

District Chairman: Sushma Agrawal

President: Ekta Samir Shah

Beneficiaries: Children of Koliyak School

Date :-27 April 2022

A smart TV was gifted to Koliyak Village Kendravarti School, for their online classes and to keep the children updated with today’s world. New things are being taught by teachers to children with the help of smart TVs.


Mrs. Veena Swamy