World Women’s Day, the women in New Hope Kothavalasa and Muniguda will celebrate World Womens Day 2013. The guest woman in Kothavalasa will be ‘Grandmother Siporamma (mother to Eliazar) – the most senior woman now in our Trust. She spent years ostracized from her family because of leprosy. Demanded that women in Bethany Colony also be allowed into the Non Formal Education Night Learning Programme in 1979. Her late husband Moses argued against local Government for women to have Voters Cards in 1980 and Siporamma got the first card in the Colony.
World Women’s Day, In Muniguda there will be a Tribal Womens meeting of 34 villages at the Tribal Community Center at the hill village junction organized by Sakuntala. This is a daring meeting as Maoist in the area are against women speaking out against imposed non-attendance at women’s group self help group meets. World Women`s Day 2013