“How far we travel in life matters far less than those we meet along the way.”
Millennium Alliance award – Top five Innovations in the country for Education
We are extremely proud to be the recipient of the Millennium Alliance (MA) award as one of the top five Innovations in the country for Education. This is also the first time MA has recognised and awarded a project for disabilities and inclusion. Our Executive Director, Gitanjali Sarangan has been awarded as the Innovator for the project ‘ Kala Samavesh for inclusion and education of disabilities’.<br>
The MA is an inclusive platform to leverage Indian creativity, expertise, and resources to identify and scale innovative solutions being developed and tested in India to address development challenges that will benefit base of the pyramid populations across India and the world.<br>
Under FICCI’s leadership and in partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Technology Development Board , Department of Science and Technology, Government of India ,Millennium Alliance awards Innovators in various sectors.
Award for 50 Most Impactful Social Innovators
Certificate of Merit
Dr. Amarnath Annual Award for Inclusion
IFA Artist’s Grant 2014
IFA Artist’s Grant 2014: Taking Art in Education Ahead
India Foundation for the Arts has awarded Gitanjali Sarangan, Executive Director, Snehadhara Foundation the Artist’s Grant for the ‘Art in Education Program’ for this academic year. She is one among two artists to be awarded the grant this year.
Taking ahead our belief in Art Based Education and its effectiveness in creating inclusive and accepting environments and more importantly integrating arts into teaching methodologies within classroom settings, the ‘Art in Education’ program will help create an inclusive program for 30 children from the Puttenahalli Government School and their community. This work will use creative arts based interventions to build awareness about the environment and water conservation among the children and their neighborhood. The program will also focus on building social skills in children while looking at specific needs of those who require support with meeting learning needs.
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is an independent, nationwide philanthropy organisation, dedicated to strengthening the arts in India. IFA’s mission is to enrich the arts in India, by providing support for innovative projects and capacity building across all the arts. IFA makes grants to individuals and organizations with the aim of filling important gaps in private and public assistance for culture and the arts in India.
Global Ethics Forum’s ‘My Choice for Equality’ Recognition 2014
Gitanjali Sarangan has been recognised by Global Ethics Forum and Indian Institute Of Management, for being an individual who has stood up against inequality and taken action towards establishing a more equal, impartial, and fair world.
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