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550 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY FOR RURAL WOMEN

posted Apr 2, 2019, 3:42 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 2, 2019, 7:11 AM ]
KAPADVANJ (Gujarat), 20-March-2019: DRISTI Don Bosco organized ‘International Women’s Day’ for more than 550 women from 44 villages under the aegis of ‘Sustainable improvement of living conditions in 100 villages of Gujarat’ Project funded by BMZ-Germany.

The programme began with the welcome address by Fr Mayank Parmar (Director – DRISTI). In his address he gave an overview of various project activities under the BMZ funded project and how these activities are bringing change in villages. Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) was the chief guest for the event. In his speech he motivated the women present to play a leadership role in their family and society at large. He also gave an overview of the various development activities happening under Don Bosco Mumbai. This was followed by following:

  • Prayer for peace and harmony for all
  • Skits on social themes
  • Cultural presentation by the women
  • Quiz on self-help group and finances
  • Entertainment program

After the main event, sumptuous lunch was served to all. The entire arrangement was done by the DRISTI team under the able leadership of Fr Mayank.