Women’s Day at Thallada

17 March 2015

Lourdu Matha Convent is working for women development programme through savings and loans in collaboration with Bosco Seva Kendra. International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8th March 2015 at Lourdu Matha Church campus with 120 women. The programme started at 2.00 pm with different games for the women. It was a thrilling experience for women, as they played like children, forgetting all their worries and concerns.

 

Around 4.00pm everyone gathered in the hall, to welcome Mr. Praveen Kumar(SI) of Thallada Mandal, Fr. Jaya Raj Parish priest of Lourdu Matha church and sisters of Lourdu Matha Convent. These were main chair persons for the programme.

The guests were welcomed with a dance performed by the candidates after which the parish priest spoke to the women about “the role of a mother in the family in bringing up the children”. After this Mr. Praveen Kumar (SI) spoke about the women’s rights, what are the problems the women are facing in this present scenario, how to prevent these and protect themselves. There was a plenty of interaction with women. They have asked him many questions, including sale of alcohol.  He agreed to it and asked their co-operation in countering these issues. Women also agreed to it. The president and vice- president have honored the father and SI with a shawl and also sisters.

Prizes were given by both SI and Fr.Jayaraj to the winners of the different games.  The programme concluded by 6.00 pm with a vote of thanks.

Mr.Naga Babu reporter at No.1 Channel also attended the programme as a media invitee. The event was reported in the regional EENADU Daily Newspaper.