Hi! I am Amrpali staying at Bhim Ngar and regularly coming for women`s empowerment project`s life skill class. I get knowledge and information from this project that even I am not from my mother and from my school.
We learn lots more things from this project, such as how to behave and how to take care of our body. We also learn about cleanliness, crafts and computers - I am very happy that now I can handle computers. Sunita Tai taught me how to use a watch and calendar. She also gave us information regarding first aid, and even how to save someone if they are drowning. We also had sex education workshops through which I came to know many more things regarding our bodies. I also learnt meditation and pranayama (breathing yoga), and now I am doing it daily to increase my concentration power. I am grateful to the whole women’s team.
It’s not only the girls who participate in the project that benefit from it – the change in the confidence, self-esteem and capabilities they experience has a wider impact on their families and those around them. A mother of one of the project girls speaks about her experience -
* Savita Manic Sonawne
I am Savita and my daughter name is Vidya .before she was not talking frankly to anybody. Now she is doing her work in time. I observe her - she is speaking confidently I am very happy about her. Thanks to women`s empowerment project.
"Before joining the computer class in Vishrantwadi, I didn't know anything about computers. They were very new to me and I felt that I'd never be able to learn. There was a real fear in my mind, but after starting to learn that fear ceased.
I feel that I'm learning a new skill that is very important and helpful for my future life.
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