PATNA: Lions Clubs International, under its self-employment scheme, distributed 100 sewing machines at a function held here on Tuesday. The machines were distributed by international director, Lions Club International, Narendra Bhandari, and Ranjana Bhandari.
As many as 100 poor women from rural areas, who were trained by the SBI and the PNB training wings, but could not afford to purchase their own machines, were given machines.
Narendra appreciated the efforts of the club`s district governor. Madhusudan Kumar of the club said more such schemes would be launched in the future for helping the poor and downtrodden.
Meanwhile, the Lions Club of Patna Favourite donated tables and chairs at Balchandra, a school for the underprivileged children on Notre Dame Academy premises. Academy principal Sister Mary Tesse and prominent members of this club were present on the occasion.