Gitanjali Sarangan

4
Dec

Snehadhara Turns 5 on 5th Dec 2017 !!!

On this joyous occasion, we are reminded of George Meredith ‘s quote ‘Don’t just count your years, make your years count’. As we traverse down this path of the last five years, we have so many reasons to smile and count our blessings. The first of these is the presence of all our children, parents, donors, partners, friends and well
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13
Nov

Snehadhara Foundation at Entrust Disability Services in Edmonton, Canada on 14th November 2017

Snehadhara Foundation at Entrust, Disability Services in Edmonton, Canada on 14th November 2017 The objectives of the presentation were: To share best practices in Arts Based Therapy - as an adjunctive therapy To explore multi modal Art Interventions - Experiencing the art forms To facilitate the understanding of the theory and practice of various forms of art and how these
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7
Nov

Snehadhara Foundation at the 45th International Conference of AEE at Montreal, Canada

Gitanjali Sarangan was an invited presenter at the 45th International Conference of the Association for Experiential Education at Montreal, Canada. This conference brought together a worldwide community of more than 700 practitioners, teachers, therapists, facilitators, adventure guides and trainers.Keynote Speaker at ActivatEE She was one among the six chosen ActivatEE speakers at the fourth year of ActivatEE.  ActivatEE is a developmental
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30
Oct

November’s Feast

Winter months are reminiscent of celebrations. Festivals galore with mouth watering fare to sate our souls. At Snehadhara, the word Celebrate makes us dance, not just literally but dance with the joy of possibilities. And the doors to Cafe Obattoo open wider to welcome these opportunities for fun and learning. As November approaches and Cafe Obattoo gets into its six
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4
Oct

Snehadhara Foundation awarded the Super Achiever Award

Snehadhara Foundation awarded the Super Achiever Award, 2017 for inspirational and yeomen service to the Disability Sector This award is instituted by the Association of People with Disability (APD) in memory of its founder N.S Hema, who established the organization in 1959. This Award is to recognise outstanding work of Karnataka based NGOs in the field of Disability in and
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25
Sep

Medicine Wheel and Mandala

One of our collaborations this year has been with BOAT. We are back to some interesting process work with Vikramjeet Sinha, the Founder of BOAT (Building on Art therapy). From the 25th Sept- 27th Sept 2017, the team will be introduced to the Medicine Wheel and Mandala. This has been designed and customised for us at the Foundation in continuation
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23
Sep

A year long engagement with AMC

Association for the Mentally Challenged (AMC) was founded in 1960 by Dr. D. L.N. Murthy Rao. Today, AMC is an NGO that supports over 200 children, adolescents and adults with an aim is to educate, train and rehabilitate mentally challenged individuals and their families. The Association runs: Akruti, a special school for mentally challenged children between 6 and 16 Pragati,
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20
Sep

Snehadhara awarded the NGO Leaderships Awards

We are pleased to announce that Snehadhara Foundation has been a recipient of the NGO Leadership Awards 2017 on 20th Sep 2017 by The World CSR Day. The Bengaluru NGO Leadership Awards recognises leaders who have contributed value & made a change as a strategic tool for sustainable growth. Such Leaders who are impactful & believe that there is a
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8
Sep

Travelling with Stories – “Kottavi Raja and his Sleepy Kingdom”

Starting on September 9th, Snehadhara Foundation and Community Drumjam Foundation bring to you a vibrant world of wonder, rhythm and imagination through the story of“Kottavi Raja and his Sleepy Kingdom” (written by Yasaswini Sampathkumar and illustrated by Henu) A story is a way of being magically transported into another world. It is not something that can be explained, but something
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16
Aug

A victory like none other

Inclusion is meeting another where he or she is, inclusion is inviting you into my life as you teach me to celebrate differences, and inclusion is just letting the other know that you care. These are such simple life lessons, and if one looks at it this way then the only world that exists is an empathetic, compassionate world where
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