First time ever, Samarthanam organizes Workshop on empowering visually impaired women through cricket, along with Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI). Vodafone and VSO had joined hands with CABI to conduct the workshop on 18th Sept 2016 at Samarthanam HSR premises. The workshop focus was on initiating blind cricket for women and forming visually impaired cricket team. The chief guest for the workshop was Shantha Rangaswamy, Chairperson of women’s selection committee, BCCI and former India Women’s cricket team captain. Shanta Rangaswamy highlighted the importance of sports for everyone and cricket for women in particular.