Our blog is the pulse of our responses to the experiences that the Snehadhara family shares together. From joy and laughter, tears and distress, adventures and magical moments, celebrations and reflection, introspection and humour – you will find much of our lives recorded here!
PuppeTree with Anvitha Prakash
The Houseful programme welcomes artists and their performances to allow our children to taste the wide and varied possibilities that the arts can enable. The idea of a programme is to bring opportunities for the children to experience the magic of arts and live...
Celebrating Sneha, The Snehadhara Way!
As we celebrate what would've been Sneha's 16th birthday today, we're heartened by how much her presence permeated our worlds, our ideas and our actions. Snehadhara Foundation embodies the idea of inclusion, making our every move into another step forward in this ongoing movement.
A Decade of Joy, Forever to Go!
With colour, rhythm, melodies and laughter in the air, Snehadhara Foundation celebrated its tenth anniversary as Direct Care children, practitioners, parents and well-wishers showered us with much love and encouragement.
Exclusion Raises its Ugly Head at Special Needs Children
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated,” said the Mahatma, urging his nation to give unto other species the dignity they wish for themselves. But if the events of Golla Halli, Karnataka, are anything to go...
A Musical Houseful with Gurupriya Atreya
As a part of our flagship inclusion programme-Sangam- Gurupriya Atreya performed for the participants as we unfurled the curtains on our first ever Sangam X Houseful event on 24th September 2022. Gurupriya Atreya is a singer, voice artiste and an arts curator....
Service Before Self: The Snehadhara Way
When we think of the Army, we think of a situation with the narrowest margin of error. When we think of the Army, we think of regimentation and a strict chain of command. When we think of the Arts, we think of the widest margin of error for interpretation and subjectivity override precision and methods.
Read on to know where each of them fits into the world of the other!
A Trip Towards Community-Building
It takes a village to raise a child, undoubtedly, but we at Snehadhara Foundation know that it really is the rallying together of parents that ensures that a community is sustaining and thriving. For the community living setup is the basis of our Direct Care program, enabling the children to meet their own learning and therapeutic goals, through a lifestyle of independence and personal responsibility.
T’is the term to be jolly: Term 3 at Direct Care!
As we close the year with celebrations and festivities, we take a look at how the last term of 2021 has seen a flurry of activities that come with their own share of challenges. Yet we draw the curtains on a term that also saw many new initiatives and mighty...
Dr. Prachi Jariwala: Artists in Residence @ Snehadhara Foundation
The joy of having an artist staying amongst us is the access one has to understanding their way of living and absorbing. Apart from the obviously enriching performances one can partake in, staying with an artist enables us to experience how inspirations strike and...
Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy: Artist in Residence@Snehadhara Foundation
Being in the lap of nature—away from the humdrum of city life and general inanities—inspires many an artist to find meaning in life and expression within their craft. Every so often, artists travel in a bid to seek the calm they need to reflect, to recalibrate and...