Club Dhaka Uptown, a part of Inner Wheel District-345 in Bangladesh, handed over a cheque Saturday to the Gojomoty Cooperative Society in Manirampur, Jashore’s Training and Development Centre for Women. The money will be used to arrange sewing training for 25 disadvantaged women in the area.
International Inner Wheel is an organization engaged globally in serving women. It was founded in 1924 in Manchester, England. Its motto is to build friendships around the world, to provide services for disadvantaged women and children, and to reach international consensus.
Farhana Hafiz, Gender Mainstreaming Analyst for the Joint UN program on National Resilience, UN Women, was the chief guest at the cheque handover event.
“If the marginalized women of this country are developed then the development of the country will be ensured. More steps need to be taken to develop the disadvantaged women in the villages,” she said at the event.
Inner Wheel District-345's Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Radiant, Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Spondon, Inner Wheel Club Dhaka Green, Inner Wheel Club Cox's Bazar Green, Inner Wheel Club Feni Central, Inner Wheel Club Dhaka North, and Inner Wheel Club Dhaka Tulip all participated in this program of Inner Wheel Club Dhaka Uptown.
Nafisa Tarannum, President of Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown, said, “This is the first project of Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown. Hopefully we can do more for the development of the distressed, helpless, and disadvantaged people.”
Suraiya Akhter Chishti, Immediate Past President of Inner-Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown, introduced International Inner Wheel’s activities and held up their reasons for reaching out to Gojomoti Mahila Samiti.
The entire event was hosted by Ishrat Jahan Nabila, Correspondent, Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown.
Representatives of Gojomoty Women's Cooperative Society Rachana and Bikash Ananda, Farzana Sharmin Lipi, Vice President of Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Uptown, Club ISO Sifat Husain Ena, club member Rehnuma, and the President and Secretary of Inner Wheel Club Dhaka Green and President of Inner Wheel Club Dhaka Tulip were present on the occasion.