Felicitation Program for Mrs. Indira Aryal: The winner of 2018, Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life
Women Awareness Support Group (WASG), Rupandehi organized recognition program supported by WATCH and Mahila Manch Nepal on 18th November 2018 at Hotel New Era, Butawal. The program was organized to handover certificate from Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF), Geneva, Switzerland of the Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life to Mrs. Indira Aryal. WWSF has been providing this award to 10 worldwide women every year who are working through life’s toughest challenges to becoming an important agent of social change.
The prize certificate was awarded to her by Mr. Sudarshan Baral, Social Development Minister of Province 5, Nepal. Mrs. Aryal said she is encouraged to work more with rural women and their problems after getting the prize.
Including her, a few Nepali women have received this prize. Dr. Narayan Kaji Shrestha of WATCH has helped nominators to draft most of the nominations. WATCH’s Chairperson: Nirmala Devi Tharu has nominated Indira Aryal for being an example and inspiration to rural women through her work. In the program Parbati Pariyar of Kapilbastu and Yamuna Chapagain had presented their success stories which were very inspirational.
Overall, two hours program went smoothly with congratulation speech by the chief guest and other guests; heart touching life story of Indira Aryal and thanking speech by the chairperson of the program and WASG .