Reaching for the skies

The Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) was set up in 1970 to work towards the well-being of the families of the Air Force Personnel and the organisation at the Air Force Administrative College has initiated many welfare initiatives

The Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) was set up in Delhi 1970 and today is an active organisation of every Air Force Station in the country. AFFWA was set up to empower the wives of Air Force personnel and provide them with training in various fields besides giving them a platform to showcase their skills.

The Air Force Administrative College (AFAC) has an active AFWWA, says Anjana Rana, President of AFWWA, Local. There are initiatives such as the Aakar tailoring unit and the Aaina Beauty Parlour, besides classes for music, dance and martial arts. There is also the Akshar Reading Room, a small library too. “The AFWWA shop, Mangala, stocks products from across the country with a focus on specialities of the state. There are curtains and bed linen from Erode. It is a one stop shop for utility items and gifts so that they are available to our ladies inside the campus,” she says.