Red Bliss ties with Nidhi Foundation for Sikkim Chapter
08 Mar, Gangtok : On International Women’s Day 2016 one of the flagship pilot project of Red Bliss in Sikkim state announces its association with Nidhi Foundation as Country CSR Partner and takes the responsibility to implement its Sikkim State program in East District of Gangtok this year outreaching girls to empower them with Health, Equality and Skills to achieve financial independency.
“The power of women today is the power to change the world tomorrow, that’s why we are supporting adolescent health and scaling up our initiatives through different projects on Women Health & Skill Development across India” Nidhi Sharma Director of Nidhi Foundation. recently signed an MOU with “Khusboo Chettri” and Red Bliss Sikkim team field as implementation agency for RedBliss program in Sikkim.
“The uniqueness of my team is that they have not received any subsidy or financial support till now and still managed to distribute 500 sanitary napkins with beautiful quotes and art works with messages, distributed packed lunch boxes in rural areas and did continuous workshops in orphanage to spread awareness about menstruation health & hygiene at their own cost.” – Barkha Chettri, Director Redbliss Sikkim. She was also awarded in POI Awards supported by Ministry of DONER in Health Category (Adolescent Health Education) for her Pilot Project last year.
“Under this project every government & non government school girl under age of 10 to 19 years would get workshop on Health, Menstrual Hygiene, Child Marriage, Trafficking and Women Empowerment. In the last phase of project team is also planning to get it linked with Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yogjna, so that girls can get the opportunity of employment after the basic awareness programme. The Pilot report has been already completed and soon would be represented in front of central government and proposed agencies and would be soon published.” Abhijeet Sinha, Adviser Strategic Alliance & CSR NF and National Adviser Finance Redbliss Program.
A real women day can’t be more beautiful than this. Red Bliss Sikkim Team and Nidhi Foundation are the people who symbolize real meaning of women’s day. For All the Women : You are strong, beautiful, compassionate and much more than words could ever say! Today is yours and so is every other day….Happy Women’s Day… from whole team of RB & NF.