Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) & Christine Swaminathan celebrate success at Certificate Distribution Ceremony for Skill Development Programme with over 150 Students
Mumbai, August 2023 – The Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF), a distinguished non-profit NGO dedicated to uplifting underprivileged communities, hosted a prestigious certificate distribution ceremony to celebrate the achievements of students who successfully completed the organization's skill development programme in collaboration with Seva Mandal Education Society’s, Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand Institute of Paramedical Sciences in Matunga, Mumbai. With a steadfast focus on providing direct and tangible support to the marginalized, HWARF has been transforming lives since its establishment in 2010.
The Scheme Jailpal Singh Munda Placement Linked Skill Development Program under Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) Pune and Maharashtra State Skill Development Society (MSSDS) was held at Visanji Ravaji Auditorium on 11th Aug, marked a significant milestone in HWARF's unwavering commitment to fostering learning and growth. A total of 150 deserving students from 5 courses such as X-Ray Technician, Dialysis Technician, Pharmacy Assistant, Medical Records & Health Information Technician and Digital Camera Photography were honored with certificates of completion, symbolizing their dedication to self-improvement and the realization of their potential.
HWARF's flagship skill development programme aims to empower individuals from diverse backgrounds by equipping them with essential skills and practical knowledge. This initiative resonates deeply with HWARF's core values of transcending boundaries and creating a platform for comprehensive support to overcome challenges faced by marginalized communities.
The Certificate Distribution Program was felicitated with the gracious hands of Shri. Yogesh Bhamare, (State Director) KVIC, in the presence of Hon. Shri. Pravin Shah Chairman Seva Mandal Education Society, Christine Swaminathan Founder Trustee, Mr. Prem Punjabi HWARF Trustee & Ms. Pournima Jadhav HWARF Executive Director, Mrs. Shilpa Shettigar (Principal), Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, Mrs. Delphina Gurav (Vice- Principal) faculty and Students of Nursing Department,
Shri. Amar Nischal Trustee Dhrav Foundation & Nirman foundation and Shri Rajesh Shah Founder of Geo Roti Ghar.
The ceremony brought together candidates, their families, esteemed HWARF team members and distinguished guests. The atmosphere buzzed with positivity as each student received their well-earned certificates, embodying their commitment to personal growth and self-improvement.
The chief guest and keynote speaker, Shri. Yogesh Bhamare, State Director, Khadi Commission, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, delivered an inspiring address during the event. He highlighted the significance of skill development in shaping a brighter future for individuals and communities alike. This sentiment echoed HWARF’s mission, further underscoring the organization’s vital role in fostering empowerment and socio-economic development. Other notable guests included Mr. Rajesh Shah, founder of Geo Roti Ghar, who supported over 1.2 million people during the pandemic, showcasing how one person can make a difference, and Mr. Amar Nichal, founder of Drav Foundation & Nirman Initiative Foundation, who plays a significant role in guiding tribal students toward successful careers, demonstrating his dedication to positive change.
Christine Swaminathan, the founder of HWARF, expressed heartfelt gratitude towards the candidates, the dedicated team of trainers and mentors, and the supporters who have contributed to the success of the skill development programme. She emphasized that HWARF remains resolute in its mission to create meaningful opportunities for individuals to enhance their skills and make positive contributions to society.
The certificate distribution ceremony not only celebrated the accomplishments of the candidates but also emphasized the importance of continuous learning and personal development. HWARF's enduring dedication to humanitarian causes and community well-being continues to inspire individuals to strive for excellence and make a lasting impact in their lives and the lives of others.
About Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF):
Founded in 2010, the Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) is a non-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to serving marginalized communities through comprehensive support, education, and skill development programs. HWARF's mission is to transcend boundaries and address the pressing needs of underprivileged individuals, regardless of caste or creed. Through small and large events supported by sponsors and celebrities, HWARF collects funds, clothes, medicines, and other essentials to provide essential support to the community. The organization focuses on various areas, including education, environmental awareness, health, women empowerment, sports, and skill training, contributing to positive societal transformation.