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IMPHAL, March 27: The global award winner from Manipur does it again! Urmila Chanam, a global campaigner on women's right to dignity and good health and Founder of Breaking the Silence Campaign has created a difference in the lives of many women and once again awarded the MasterCard Celebrate Heroes Award today in a grand award ceremony held at the Selco center in Richmond road in Bengaluru.
In an interview with media persons Urmila Chanam said,' This is the biggest proof that if your heart is true, and your work is the fruit of that truth, there are forces that will align to help you achieve your dreams. I am so happy to receive this support and this faith placed on me. I will march ahead more confident.'
Anil Kapoor, Actor & Producer said, "I am excited to be part of this campaign. I am happy to celebrate the real heroes, who are making a difference in women's lives for a better and empowered society. This is my chance to be part of something priceless."
Urmila Chanam received a cash award of Rs.8 lakhs and support for her work on menstrual hygiene from the company which aims to work on women empowerment and encourage women leaders. Urmila Chanam from Manipur recently won a global award, Voices of Our Future Award by World Pulse, a social networking platform that connects women from 190 countries across the world with a vision to amplify women's voices to speed up change and improve the lives of millions around the world.
MasterCard #CelebrateHeroes was a campaign launched all across India by MasterCard in partnership with HDFC Bank to hunt for real life heroes who are working towards a cause.