MANGALORE, SEPT 16: CODP® Mangalore organized an awareness program on Sparsha Campaign against Cancer and Covid-19 at Chelairu Panchayath Sabha Bhavan for local women on September 13, 2021. 46 participants attended the same.
The program began with a prayer led by Jyothi Daya SHG members of CODP. Ms Lenet Gonsalves, Program manager of CODP; Ms Shilpa DSouza, SPARSHA Coordinator; Ms Rekha, Chelairu Gram Panchayath member; Ms Pushpaveni, Animator CODP; and Ms Hithakshi, Tailoring Instructor; were present on the dais.
Ms Shilpa took up the session on Cancer and explained about its treatment and prevention. A Video documentary on cancer prepared by CODP was shown to the participants.
Another session was taken on COVID-19 by Ms Lenet. As it is a prevailing pandemic, awareness was given to the people regarding SMS protocol i.e., social distancing, use of face masks and sanitizers, and also avoid big gatherings.
This occasion was used to also award certificates to women candidates who had undergone a month-long training in Tailoring organized by CODP.
Ms Celine DSouza, SHG member welcomed the gathering. Ms Asha Rodrigues, compered the program and Ms Molly Furtado, proposed the vote of thanks.