Mangaluru’s Dr Sr Jessy Maria selected for Women's World Summit Foundation prize


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Mangaluru, Sep 27: Dr Sr Jessy Maria BS, belonging to the congregation of the Sisters of the Little Flower of Bethany, Mangaluru, is among the 10 laureates selected for 2021 prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life by Women's World Summit Foundation (WWSF) of Geneva, Switzerland.

During the past 15 years, Sr Jessy has made a significant contribution for protection of environment through afforestation, with ‘HO’ tribe at Maluka in West Singhbum district of Jharkhand, for the cause of literacy of the slum children at Faridabad, Haryana advocating watershed management at Badibahal, Sambalpur district, antihuman trafficking at Damruhat in Jharkhand, in resonance with the charism of the Founder of Bethany, Servant of God, RFC Mascarenhas, empowering marginalised women and promoting the local resources.

Sr Jessy hails from Shirva, in the diocese of Udupi, Karnataka, a trained medical psychiatric social worker. She has obtained MSW in School of Social Work from Roshni Nilaya, Mangaluru, MPhil in Psychology from Christ University, Bengaluru and doctorate in Social Work from Mangalore University in the year 2017. She is presently the assistant provincial superior and coordinator socio-medical apostolate of Eastern province with its headquarters at Ranchi, Jharkhand.

 

 

 

 

  

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  • Cicilia kijur, Assam

    Thu, Sep 30 2021

    Congratulations dear sister well done, Praying for you 🙏

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  • Angela, Manipur

    Wed, Sep 29 2021

    Hearty congratulations to you dear Dr. Sr Jessy Maria BS. We the Bethanites are proud of you. Praying that you may win many more laurels in the name of JESUS. May you continue to be the expression of God's marvelous love to the humanity esp to the poor and the marginalized...

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  • Sr Jhansi, Barasat Kolkata

    Wed, Sep 29 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr Jessy Maria we are proud of you

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  • Jhansi BS, Barasat

    Wed, Sep 29 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr Jessy Maria, we are proud of you

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  • Sr Lillis, Mangalore

    Wed, Sep 29 2021

    Dear Dr Jessy Congratulations to you for your dedicated service for the poorest of the poor. In the words of our Founder, Mgr Raymond Mascarenhas, You are the joy and crown of Bethany. " Sr Lillis

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  • Sr Leena Shareena, Kolkata

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congratulations Sr Jessy. Bethany is proud of you for living the Spirit of our Founder

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  • FLORA DSOUZA, Kalmady/Jerimeri-Mumbai

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Hearty Congrats dearest Sr. Jessy.... Proud of you for your achievement. God bless you with more & more awards in the years to come....

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  • FLORA DSOUZA, Kalmady/Jerimeri-Mumbai

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Hearty Congrats dearest Sr. Jessy.... Proud of you for your achievement. God bless you with more & more awards in the years to come....

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  • Sr. Shanti Priyal BS, Odisha

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Hearty Congratulations dear Sr. Jessy Maria. We are proud of u

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  • Sr. Shanti Priyal BS, Odisha

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Hearty Congratulations dear Sr. Jessy Maria. We are proud of u

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  • Nora M Lobo, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congratulations Sister Jessy.

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  • Sr Lyra lasrado, Barnala, Punjab

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congratulations dear St Jessy. Proud of you for achieving such great hights through your service. May you continue the good works.

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  • Sr Lyra lasrado, Barnala, Punjab

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congratulations dear St Jessy. Proud of you for achieving such great hights through your service. May you continue the good works.

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  • Anita Menezes, Mangalore / US

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Bravo!!!!! Sr. Jessy BS . Appreciate your dedication and send you my warmest congratulations . We Roshnites , specially me your teacher is so very proud of you . Keep up your good work .

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  • Leeda Fernandes, Bellore - Denmark

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congratulations to you Sr. Jessy Maria. We are very proud of you. May God bless you.

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  • LESLY MENEZES, Shirva-U.S.A.

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Sr Jessy.

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  • Fr. Cyril Roshan Menezes, Capuchin, Agrar/Perampally

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr. Jessy Maria. May God bless you

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  • Zeena, Bantwal

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr.... Proud moment for the Bethany...God bless abundantly

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  • Sr.Nathalia Dias, Pompei Convent,Kawdoor.

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr.Jessy.

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  • prem kumar Crasta, Mangaluru

    Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Congradulations

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  • Dr Mohammed Guthigar, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Dear Sister, Congratulations for your significant contributions to the vulnerable in Jharkhand. Wish you many more laurels in the days to come

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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore, Bombay Bandra now in Canada

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congrats to you our dear Dr Sr Jessy Maria for obtaining this World Summit Foundation Prize. You are able to achieve further accolades as when opportunity come your way. Good and pleasant acheivement indeed. THANK YOU DEAR LORD !

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  • Sr.Shubha, Neerude

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congrats Sr Jessy Bethany is proud of you Maria

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  • Dr. Thomas Scaria, PhD, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Dr.Jessy.

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  • Hussein, Moodbidri

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations. There should be an independent organization in India to recognize and felisitate such talents, without any political interference.

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  • Dr. Cyril Fernandes, Mangalore/ USA

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Dear Sr. Jessy congratulations. I have seen your commitment and hard work of your sisters in Maluka. All your sisters work tirelessly for the development of the HOS in Singhbhum. Congratulations.

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  • Avid Alex, Udupi

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations. Wishing many more awards and recognitions on your pious mission. We are proud of you. God bless you.

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  • S N Gopinath, Bangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Heartiest congratulations Sr Jessy, We, as Roshnites, are proud of you and your achievements and services to the humanity. We emulate from you. Stay blessed always with a happy and meaningful life. Warm regards SN Gopinath 1974-76 Batch MSW from Roshni Nilaya Mangaluru

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  • anthony, mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Heartiest Congratulations Sister.

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  • Sharon Rodrigues, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr Dr.Jessy Maria. Keep up the good work and reach greater heights.Your dedication and commitment is truly to be appreciated. God bless you abundantly.

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  • Sharon Rodrigues, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr Dr.Jessy Maria. Keep up the good work and reach greater heights.Your dedication and commitment is truly to be appreciated. God bless you abundantly.

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  • Sr. Regina castelino, Pangala/ Shanker pura

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sister for the good work you have done and continue to do... keep the light of Christ burning

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  • Joseph J cutinha, Kavoor Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulation Sr Jessy Maria keep up your good work

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  • Mabel, Mumbai

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations 👏

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  • Marie Prem DSouza A.C., Nairobi, Kenya

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations to you dear Sr. Jessie. I am happy that you are selected for this renowned award. May you be the hope for all.

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  • Joseph J cutinha, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulation Sr jessy maria. Keep up the good work.

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  • Joseph Prasad Pinto, Hospet, Mangaluru

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Hello Jessie! You surprised me by using your God given talents! You have surprised me earlier too by your goodness,, courage, humour, commitment to justice issues and now with award! Join together with all other women and reclaim women’s power and women’s space that is 50% of humanity. Congratulations! God Bless.

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  • Joswin Pinto, Padua

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Hearty congratulations dear Sr. Jessy Maria From John, Anitha , Ashwin and Joswin

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  • Fr. Faustine L. Lobo, Bantwal/Bangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congrats Sr. Jessy. Wish you all the very best. may you scale greater heights in life.

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  • Manohar, Udupi

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations.... All the best.

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  • Fr. Victor D'Souza, Kemman

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congregation dear Sr. Jessy Maria. I am proud of you for your achievement in social field. Keep up your good work towards the poor and needy. You are continuing the mission of Christ. We your family members are very happy that you are selected for the women's world summit foundation prize. Congratulations and all the best Fr. Victor DSouza Kemman church

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  • Louis Miranda, Ferar / Kuwait

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Sr. Jessy Maria. May God Almighty shower abundant blessings in your further Missionary work.

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  • Sr. Nandita BS, Maryvale convent Kinnigoli .Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Hearty congratulations dear sr Jessy . We are proud of you . Well done May you always serve the lord for a greater glory of God . May the compassionate love of Jesus flow through you to the people .

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  • Sr. Nandita BS, Maryvale convent Kinnigoli .Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Hearty congratulations dear sr Jessy . We are proud of you . Well done May you always serve the lord for a greater glory of God . May the compassionate love of Jesus flow through you to the people .

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  • Crystal, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr.Jessy! So proud of you.

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  • Philomena D'Sa, Shankerapura / Roshni Nilaya,Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations sr Jessy. May God bless you and your mission. All for His greater glory of God and His people.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Thane

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Awesome ...

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  • Dr Shwetha Rodrigues, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Dear Sr Jessy, Congratulations to you. Your hard work, commitment and passion for social work has taken you to this level. Well deserved award. Proud of you and good wishes.

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  • Sr. Nandita BS, Maryvale convent Kinnigoli .Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Hearty congratulations dear sr. Jessy . May God bless you and your mission. May jesus grant you greater strength to work for his people with his compassionate heart . We are proud of you dear .

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  • VIJAY LEWIS, Shirva/ Mumbai

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations to you Sr. Jessy Wish You all the best and keep doing good work to women and children.

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  • Joseph and Ina D'Souza, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sister Jessy Maria. Thanks for being invaluable flower 🌺🌹 of Bethany!!! Prayers and good wishes for your future endeavours!!!

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  • Sr. Nandita BS, Maryvale convent Kinnigoli .Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Hearty congratulations dear sr. Jessy . May God bless you and your mission. May jesus grant you greater strength to work for his people with his compassionate heart . We are proud of you dear .

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  • Asha D, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Sr.Jessy Maria for your wonderful work... Keep going.. God Bless you abundantly..

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  • Sr. Venisha BS, NAZARETH CONVENT BAJPE MANGALORE

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Dear Sr Jessy Maria. Hearty congratulations to you dear for your wonderful performance. God Almighty has given you success for your hard labour of past 15 years. I am proud of you because YOU have made BETHANY GREAT by your great achievement. God bless you dear Sr Jessy

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  • Priya, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congrats dear Sr. Jessy Maria ...

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  • Anita Moras, Ranchi, Jharkhand

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr Jessy. You have been working all through your life for the cause of the poor and marginalized. May God bless you and your mission

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  • Anitha Amarnath, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr. Jessy Maria. Keep up the good work

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  • Florine Pinto, Mangaluru

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr Jessy and the Bethany congregation for your dedication to the needy.

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  • Sr Lily Fernandes, Maria Kripa, Mysuru

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr Jessy! You deserve this award. May your good work among the poor and weaker sections of the Society continue.

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  • Sonia, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear sister

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  • sanjay pinto, manglaore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sister..Only due to the grace of one and only almighty Jesus Christ you have achieved this....Let the mercy of our LOrd be upon you all the time..Praise The Lord..Glory to Jesus..Amen

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  • Dr. Sr. Severine Menezes SAP, Belur, Hassan, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Dr Sr Jessy Maria. God bless you in abundance.

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  • william, mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Dr. Sr. Jessy, Result of silently working for the noble causes.

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  • Prakash.A, Mlore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations to Dr Sr Jessy Maria. After so much academic excellence working for poor is commendable. !!

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  • Paul D Souza, Bondel/Sharjah

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations dear Sr. Jessy Maria selected for Women's World Summit Foundation Prize, all the in future in good work. God Bless you allways.

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  • Rev. Msgr. Leslie Shenoy, USA/Manglaore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr. Jessy, very proud of you and your achievements, Keep up the good work. God's blessings on ;you always.

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  • Jeevan, Kudlaa

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congrats...

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  • Fredrick Sequeira, Kallianpur

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Wonderful. Hearty Congratulations. May God Almighty shower abundant blessings in your further Missionary work.

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  • Dylan, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Sr. Jessy Maria. Proud moment for the country.

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  • Jerald Coutinho, Suratkal/Mumbai

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Congratulations Dr.Sr.Jessy Maria. Keep doing the good work!

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  • Asha L., Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 27 2021

    Many Many congratulations to you Sr. Your hard work and dedication has finally paid off. Warmest Regards.

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