International Women’s Day Celebration at Jeevandhara Trust, Kulshekar, Mangaluru – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

International Women’s Day Celebration at Jeevandhara Trust, Kulshekar, Mangaluru

March 9, 2024

Mangaluru: Jeevandhara Social Service Trust ® celebrated International Women’s Day on March 9, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart’s Primary School Hall, Kulshekar. Sr Anna Maria BS, Secretary of Jeevandhara Social Service Trust®, presided over the program. Mrs Gretta Pinto, the President of DCCW, Mangaluru, was the chief guest, and Dr Sr Prema Misquith was the resource person. Sr Reena BS, the Director of Jeevandhara Centre Kulshekar, welcomed the gathering.

Dr Sr Prema Misquith explained the lifestyle diseases that cause many diseases in the present generation, such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart and Kidney related diseases. She also explained various techniques to improve one’s life. Mrs Gretta Pinto highlighted the role of women in the family and in society. Sr Anna Maria BS, in her Presidential address, explained in detail the history of women’s empowerment and raised awareness about human trafficking and drug menaces.

Women from 11 self-help groups and tailoring students participated in the program. SHG women and the tailoring students presented the cultural program. Mrs Bharathi proposed a vote of thanks to all those who were part of this venture. Ms Vinutha, the Jeevandhara staff, compeered the day’s program.  Women experienced a time of togetherness and celebration.

Report by: Sr Anna Maria, BS
Secretary, Jeevandhara Social Service Trust®,
Kulshekar, Mangalore