Organiser : The Loomba Foundation

The Loomba Foundation, the UN accredited global NGO working exclusively for the cause of widows and their children, announced that it has completed the three months training in garment making provided to 500 widows and destitute women in Mumbai. On completion of this training, The Loomba Foundation distributed 500 sewing machines to provide livelihoods to the beneficiary women to be able to reclaim a respectable place in the society and take care of themselves and their dependents. The event was held at Society for Human & Environmental Development (SHED), Kalina Santacruz East, Mumbai. Shri Ashish Chauhan, MD & CEO of BSE Ltd, and a patron of The Loomba Foundation, was the chief guest at the occasion.

Mr. Pratap Singh, Country Head of The Loomba Foundation welcomed the guests at the occasion including Padmashri Begum Bilkees Latif, President, SHED; Ms. Raksha Dhawan, Chief Functionary, Sun Foundation India; and Mr. Jaykumar Parekh, member of the Advisory Council of The Loomba Foundation. Mr. Atul Palta, Operations Manager of The Loomba Foundation, delivered the vote of thanks. Mr. Haroon Mozawala, Mrs. Karuna, Ms. Khadija Manekia, Mrs. Fauzia Khan and Ms. Shazia also extended help and cooperation in making this project successful.