Every sixth person in the world lives in India;
Every sixth Indian lives in the State of Uttar Pradesh;
Every sixth person in Uttar Pradesh lives in Eastern U.P;
And Mijwan is in Eastern Uttar Pradesh ;
And Mijwan needs you…
Says President Shabana Azmi : "Mijwan has the distinction of all women and girls holding bank accounts. Union Bank, Azamgarh was so impressed with our record that they consented to our request for an ATM. All villagers specially girls and women have expressed how much they appreciate this facility because it grants them privacy and saves them standing in long queues at the bank. They have promised to motivate and mobilise people from nearby villages also to use the ATM."
Six fashion designing student (Shreshthi Jain, Shubhangi Gangil, Mayuri Gawade, Pallavi Mate, Kriti Singh & Bharti Kaushik) from the School of Fashion Technology, Pune visited to Mijwan from 15th September 2015 to 17th September 2015 for their college project A Documentary on Chinkenkari. They were thrilled to see the quality of work here and tiny village Mijwan's association with some World Class Fashion Designers like Manish Malhotra, Anita Dongre & Jayanti Reddy.
Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) proudly announces its strategic partnership with Sitapur, UP based renowned Social Action For Welfare And Cultural Advancement- an NGO successfully involved in skill development among rural youth with a special focus on Minority group of society.
It is with great pride that we announce another milestone in Mijwan Welfare Society's work.
Between Delhi and Mijwan, a small village of Azamgarh in U.P, -- we create an installation that involves nearly one and a half years, over 43 women embroiderers, 2 calligraphers, one visual artist, a poem of a celebrated poet and many conversations with Mijwan Welfare Society women. The installation is now slated for a spot designated at the busy baggage claim of the new T2 terminal of Mumbai International Airport ....