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Obattoo Cafe: July Flavours

Obattoo Cafe: July Flavours

July brings with it spicy flavours and crisp textures in the palate of food. A hint of lime here a dash of colour there. Cooking with tanginess is what we shall explore this July. Join us in our culinary adventure of Crunchy July Chaats on Tuesdays.

Classroom without Walls – Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki

Classroom without Walls – Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki

The summer school Meil Milaap initiated us with the concept of home visits. It was a wonderful beginning for the children to deepen interaction within their groups. The warmth and welcome they received in each other’s homes, the opportunity they got to interact with...

Oota Thota 2018-2019

Oota Thota 2018-2019

Oota Thota is our classroom in the kitchen. It is an arena of multiple learning possibilities. It harbours the potential for independence and social interaction. Skill-based knowledge-motor skills, math, science and language all grow within this creative space. The...

The Secret Garden on 31st May 2018

The Secret Garden on 31st May 2018

We extend a warm welcome to all our parents for 2018-2019 and deep gratitude for the trust reposed in us. Our two initiatives last year-Sparsh and Kala Samvad were both about conversations that lead us to look within and examine ourselves with respect to our...

Prajnadhara: ABT course certification ceremony

Prajnadhara: ABT course certification ceremony

Prajnadhara launched the Arts Based Therapy(ABT) Course for the 1st time in Bangalore on July 2017. The first batch got certified on March 11,2018 in a ceremony that evoked joyous memories of the journey for each one of them and a quiet satisfaction in the teachers...

March Munchies: Obattoo Cafe

March Munchies: Obattoo Cafe

March brings with it subtle flavours and special hues in the palate of food. A hint of lime here a dash of colour there. Cooking with delicacy is what we shall explore this March. Join us in our culinary adventure of March Munchies on Tuesdays. Our team of chefs...

Teachings by Pema Karen Schaefer

Prajñādhara is a division of Snehadhara Foundation that looks at learning and practice for all. Prajñādhara offers: A certificate course in Arts Based Therapy (ABT) “Study of the Mind”, which takes eastern philosophical mind traditions and makes these unique...

Obattoo Cafe: February Flavours

The essence of February in Cafe Obattoo is the Flavours. The team moves from the classical to the popular with a range from Ragi Roti to Vegetable Pakoras. It is a month of experimenting with a range of masalas and a variety of tastes. Greet the Tuesdays of the month...

The cave within

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....

January Savouries

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...

December Delights

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...

Snehadhara Turns 5 on 5th Dec 2017 !!!

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...

November’s Feast

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...

Snehadhara Foundation awarded the Super Achiever Award

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...

Medicine Wheel and Mandala

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...

A year long engagement with AMC

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...

Snehadhara awarded the NGO Leaderships Awards

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...

A victory like none other

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...