ROTARY CLUB OF MADRAS PRESENTS AZHAGU IV – A MEGA CERTIFICATE DISTRIBUTION FUNCTION FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AT MYLAPORE, CHENNAI
March 18, 2022 – Rotary Club of Madras celebrated International Women’s Day 2022 along with a Mega Certificate Distribution Function on 18th March 2022, Friday at the Bharatiya Video Bhavan Auditorium, Mylapore.
This Woman’s Day event is in celebration of women skilling and empowerment in their centers. Despite the hardships and limitation with the pandemic here, Rotary Club of Madras have managed to effectively train over 300 women to be gainfully employed.
This training is a combination of traditional like tailoring and embroidery along with digital literacy which helps women get jobs in offices, shops and stores.
The whole point of this is to celebrate the empowerment, over the last 18 months, a lot of these women have been the sole breadwinners because their husbands have either passed away due to COVID 19 or lost jobs and this kind of empowerment is what is needed at the moment.
These women come in from inner city areas like Rotary Nagar, Selaiyur, Sembakkam. The beneficiaries that have been trained are truly vetted to make sure that they meet the skilling courses to uplift their lives. The education that these women are getting along with these courses seem very beneficial for them to make their family take a step forward to rise above the poverty that they are living in today.
Rotary Club of Madras has been hosting this event for four years now, it is called Azhagu IV, the whole purpose of this is to highlight the strength of a women which is immeasura.