MEETING WITH A SELF HELP GROUP – THE INDIAN STAMMERING ASSOCIATION


My name is Mrs. Raji Vijayakumar. I work as a teacher and am currently pursuing my B.Ed in Special education.

As a part of the assignments given to me by the university, I am supposed to write a report on a meeting with any self help group. I had contacted a few of my friends who work with NGOs to help me with locating once such SHG. At the same time, I too was browsing the net to locate some SHG and I chanced upon The Indian Stammering Association. I then contacted Harish, the Goa co-ordinator who gave me Abhinav’s number. Abhinav was kind enough to permit me to attend the  meeting. All the members of the group were very friendly and my husband and I felt very much at home among them.

The meeting itself was an eye opener to both my husband (who I had taken along to click a few photographs) and me. It was nice talking to the members of the group and listening to their experiences. I was impressed with the courage with which they have dealt with the various hurdles in life and also with their patience and perseverance. Their never-give-up attitude and meeting challenges head on are a few lessons I carried with me.

Kudos to the association for the excellent work that they are doing. I wish them all the best for their future.

Written by – Mrs Raji

6 Comments

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  1. Sachin 7 years ago

    Thank you Mrs Raji and your Husband too. Both of you do drop in again, whenever you have time. Nice write up..

  2. admin 7 years ago

    Thanks Mrs.Raji and Mr. Kumar for the encouraging words. Such acts do inspire us a lot in our mission.

  3. admin 7 years ago

    This is called real nearness.Thanks to the couple.

  4. admin 7 years ago

    This is called real awareness.sorry for the spelling mistake done in by previous comment.I stammered in the spelling.LOL

  5. Vishal Gupta 7 years ago

    wow gud going abhinav..!!!!

  6. admin 7 years ago

    Thanks Mrs. Raji and Mr. Kumar for visiting the Bangalore SHG meeting. I am sure you enjoyed and had a fruitful time…

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