NRI girl teaches self-defence techniques to girls
The girls need not feel weak and worry when they were confronted by antisocial elements, said Spoorthi, a Class XI girl from USA She, along with her mother visited the Asha Sadan, a rehabilitation home run by the HELP NGO at Machavaram on Wednesday
Ongole: The girls need not feel weak and worry when they were confronted by anti-social elements, said Spoorthi, a Class XI girl from USA. She, along with her mother visited the Asha Sadan, a rehabilitation home run by the HELP NGO at Machavaram on Wednesday.
Spoorthi, also a volunteer of Empower and Excel, an NGO in USA explained the girls in the home about techniques to become strong, overcome the threats from the anti-social elements. She trained them on self-defence skills while the girls were enthusiastically involved in the training programme.
Sunitha, Spoorthi’s mother said that Ayesha Charugulla, an NRI from Chirala founded the non-profit organization, Empower and Excel in USA. She said that as the volunteers of the organization, they were creating awareness on sex education in girls in different schools and organizations across Andhra Pradesh, starting from the one at Asha Sadan.
She said that they were going to take up similar programme at Kanigiri, Kondepi and other places in the district in the coming days. Later, the HELP secretary Nimmaraju Ram Mohan unveiled a book on sex education, ‘Jagruti’ written by Spoorthi. He said that the girls should take inspiration from her and utilize the skills when required in future.
The India chapter head of the Empower and Excel KK Krishna Kumar, Asha Sadan in-charge Jaysasri and manager M Nageswara Rao also present in the programme.