INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY 2013
ASWO 7th years, International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 8th in Collaboration with Lion’s Club. A medical camp on Eye check-up and Sugar check-up was conducted for the Women Self help Groups, and Lion’s Club members in Coimbatore, which was inaugurated by MJF Lion C. Manikandan, President Lion’s Club Coimbatore. They were given awareness on Diabetes which is one of the fast spreading health issues in today’s world. The programme was inaugurated by the Governor, Lion’s Club and the Chief guests were MJF Ln. Santhamani Palanisamy, MJF Ln. Geetha Paramasivam , MJF Ln. Kasthuri Shanmugam. Around 500 women participated in the programme who belong to the Self Help Group of ASWO, the chief guests spoke on Women Empowerment, which was a great success and gave confidence and encouragement to the women.
The programme came to a close with award ceremony and Cultural Fest which served as a platform to exhibit the talents of the women and children. Competitions such as dance, singing, games etc were conducted and prizes and medals were distributed to every participant. ‘Award of Excellence’ was given to Few SHG’s on congratulating their work and commitment towards their work to the society.