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Jan

The cave within

As the New Year sets in, it heralds a time of new possibilities, new hope, new expectations and new experiences. At Snehadhara we welcome all these for our community- our children, parents and ourselves as well as the larger community beyond the walls of the centre. In our endeavour to focus on understanding the role of creative arts in all

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2
Jan

January Savouries

We welcome the New Year at Cafe Obattoo with January Savouries. A platter of goodies, that epitomise new beginnings, new tastes and new skills for us to work on. We invite you to join us in greeting 2018 with a menu that takes us through the flavours of South India to the zest of the North, along with some international

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6
Dec

December Delights

The November Feast leads to December Delight at the Obattoo Cafe. As the year draws to a close we bid a warm adieu with a call to our roots with Akki Roti and Paranthas, recalling the food we have grown up with. We have learnt so much through our sojourn into the kitchen this year. Besides the art of cooking

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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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