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Women & Girls Empowerment

In order to make the women self sufficient and increase their knowledge of the relevant issues, TEWFI has been conducting programmes for the Women at UNDP.

Tailoring Class: TEWFI has been organizing Tailoring classes at the Women’s Center in coordination with Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville. In each batch around 30 adolescent girls and women benefit as a  result  of this programme.

English Class: With the assistance of the Volunteers, our Female Social Worker has been organizing a spoken English Class programme. This will help the women to market their products to the people from other states of Tamilnadu and also from overseas.

Health Education: Our Foundation has been running the following Health Education programme for adolescent girls and women in the Community.

  • Reproductive and Child Health Care
  • Family planning awareness
  • Awareness on Anemia
  • Nutrition Education
  • Blood Donation and its importance
  • Child rearing practice

TEWFI has organized a number of vocational training programmes for the women and girls in the Community. In the near future TEWFI has planned to organize the following Vocational Training programmes.

  • Phenyl making
  • Candle making
  • Sanitary napkin pad making
  • Sea weed cultivation
  • Crab rearing
  • Pickle making
  • Cell phone repair making
  • Paper bag and cup making.

Please follow the link to know more about the proposal and some one who is interested in this project is encouraged to make a donation.

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The East West Foundation of India,
No.6, Kamala Avenue, Off Alamparai Beach Road,
Kadapakkam Post, Cheyyur Taluk,
Kancheepuram Dt-603304, Tamilnadu,
India. Phone: + 91 44 27501200, +91 7639598405.
email: admin@tewfi.org