Today many people are struggling to lead a holistic and contented life. In light of the increasing suicides in our cities, SA-MUDRA has initiated many programs through, YUVA HELPLINE which offers free counseling to youth and parents, life skills and employment empowerment training and campaigns through Standathon, Street plays and other interactive methods. SA-MUDRA also works on spreading awareness on increasing suicides, impact on youth population and preventive measures. SA-MUDRA helps individuals to handle failures in academic, career and personal crisis through holistic intervention and informal education involving initiatives like counseling, life skills and livelihood skills-building among the unemployed, underemployed, employable from both from rural and urban communities. SA-MUDRA Yuva Helpline which has been supported by the Department of Youth and Sports has positively impacted the lives of around 1,34,000+ people both from urban and rural communities.
Time Management,Positive Self Image and Work Place Etiquette Training by Mrs. Soumya Kumar
Our Moulya - Kaushalya students of Batch 32 learnt the art of managing time very well, building positive self-image and necessary work place etiquette through fun filled and interactive sessions by Mrs. Soumya Kumar, A Soft Skills Trainer by profession and a long term Volunteer at SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION.
Fun filled session on 'Telephonic Etiquette'& 'Customer Relationship' by Mr.Sandeep & Ms.Mahani
It was fun, it was real and our students learnt by experience what challenges arise when you are communicating with your customers over the phone or otherwise. It is of great help to our students who will be joining service industries where these etiquette is a must have
Mr.Sandeep & Ramesh from Rittal briefed our students on qualifications required to join corporates
Hearing it directly from the horses mouth-Our Moulya-Kaushalya students got a lot of insider secrets revealed by the corporate industry people as to how they can sculpt and polish themselves to suit the culture and the demands of the corporate industry. Mr.Shriraghu and Vimal Bhat trained our students on the essential skills of Financial Management
Mrs Deepa Chavan trained our M&K students on "Public Speaking Skills" through an interactive session
Many dread the idea of speaking in public. Public Speaking is a trainable skill. The little secrets of public speaking were shared by Mrs. Deepa Chavan from Rittal India Pvt Ltd which inspired our young students to gain confidence in public speaking
Mr.Dinesh, Director-HR at Rittal, trained our students on "Building a Powerful Resume"
Our final year degree students had a lot of questions about professional life after graduation. Mr.Dinesh gave a very practical and 'what works well in professional life' tips and techniques to our students. Our M&K students were full of enthusiasm and gratitude for his very useful tips.
Mrs Ranjini shared the secrets of "Handling Failure" with our young M & K students
SA-MUDRA is deeply concerned about the youth committing suicides because of their inability to face life's challenges. A very insightful session by famous TV anchor Ranjini made our students realize that success comes only through hard work and challenges are a part of it. Techniques to handle failures were shared by the speaker.
Time Management Techniques taught by SA-MUDRA Counselors Mamatha and Jayashree to our students
Today our Moulya-Kaushalya students of Batch 31 enjoyed a fun filled session on Time Management and learnt the value of time and the tips and techniques to manage their time well to 'do more and be more in the given time'
Spirit of Rajyothsava doubled with very interactive informative session- We and Our Addictions
Students took part enthusiastically in Kannada Rajyothsava celebration and also took home with them a lot of learning on how bad habits will harm their health and future. They were guided by well informed trainers on where to reach for help if any of them or their friends are addicted to bad habits.
Senior Professional Mr.Vishweshwariah imparting knowledge on 'Responsible Citizenship'
Students learnt the significance of responsible citizenship by Mr. Vishveshwariah
Glimpses of session on 'Positive Self Image' by Mrs. Bharathi Singh
Now a days youngsters are in a lot of confusion about what their personal image should be. Career Guidance and Personality Development counselor Mrs. Bharathi Singh conducted a fun filled and highly useful session. Students thoroughly enjoyed the session.
M&K students learning General Etiquette from Ravi Krishnaswamy, HR and Writer
Etiquette are an important part of personality development and it creates a positive identity in the society. Youngsters realized the importance of cultivating good etiquette in personal and professional life.
'Super Brain Yoga' for emotional well being of our younger generation
SA-MUDRA supporters and volunteers Priyadarshini and Kirti helped our students to learn concentration and relieve stress through practice of meditation. Students expressed that it was a very helpful session and it made them feel more positive.
POSH workshop for Department of Youth Empowerment by Mrs. Bharathi Singh
Mrs. Bharathi Singh conducted 'Prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace' workshop to the Officers of Youth Empowerment Department on 21-10-2019
A super fun filled 'Art of Communication Skills' class by Board member Seema Hegde
Language is a medium, communication is a skill. Our Moulya -Kaushalya students understood the significance of working on their communication skills to be effective in their personal and professional life
Awareness campaign #lovelife an initiative by SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION to prevent suicides among young people, in the UK. Meeting interesting people from all over the World, some instantly connecting to the cause, join us to say "love your life, say "No" to suicide, seek help.
T-Shirt distribution to flood affected area
SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION in association with Power TV engaged in Aid to flood-affected people in north Karnataka. Distributed hundreds of T-shirts, women clothing, food and other essential material in Raichur, Koppal districts August 2019.
Workshop for youths
A workshop on time relevant skills like Creativity and improvisation of Critical thinking Technique was held on Sunday 21st July at SA-MUDRA for youth, students, employees.
Weekend interactive Session on 'New Age Parenting'
Present-day parents are struggling to deal with ever-changing behavioural issues of their teenage children. Keeping in mind the need for inputs to deal with the next generation students, SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION has been working towards parent's capacity building. Campaign #lovelife especially concentrates on increasing happiness among youth and preventing depression and suicidal tendencies..on 13th July 2019, Bharathi Singh, founder conducted a special interactive session on ' New Age Parenting' for around 500 parents of around 400 students at Sheshadripuram College, Mysore. Most parents were highly beneficial.
Workshop for Students
Teachers, students, employees, parents and children having fun learning 'Team Dynamics' @ SA-MUDRA as always we enjoyed conducting this workshop..
Child Development Project
Training Child Development Project officers from Kerala and Karnataka at NIPCID.
Counselling by Career Guidance Expert Mrs.Bharathi Singh
Right guidance at the right time helps youngsters design their professions. A 10th standard student was given counseling and breifed on career opportunities she can choose from after PUC. Clarity was provided on which stream she can choose in PUC based on her personal interests.
Mental health awareness workshop
Conducted worshop on Mental health awareness and Behavior modification among Youth to Mothers at NIPCID.
Child Development Programme
Training Child Development Programme Officers from Kerala and Karnataka at NIPCID Bangalore
Interactive session with parents
Interactive session with parents on Behavioural issues among children at NIPCID "2 hours is too less" is the feedback
Appreciating Staff Members
SSLC results are announced, An appropriate time to appreciate, thank and applaud the services of SA-MUDRA Team of counselors who handled exam helpline motivating students helping them handle anxiety, fear, exam stress to hundreds of students along with KSEEB staff.
Sandalwood Actor Vasishta N.Simha, the SA-MUDRA cause ambassador honoring 'Moukya-Kaushalya' participants on Graduation Day
Suicide prevention on Valentine's Day
#Lovelife suicide prevention on Valentine's Day 14th Feb at Cubbon Park - Street Play. ' Depressionaasura' - Theatre partners THEMA
Workshops on Enriching Relationships were organized in Siemens Technology and Services and Siemens Healthineers. There was overwhelming response in both these offices. The main objective of the workshop was to empower professionals on striking the right balance between work and family life. Empowering oneself in creating awareness on self love and pillars for great relationships both at workplace and home
Tips to students attending SSLC, PUC exams
Bharathi Singh on giving last minute exam preparation tips to students attending SSLC, PUC exams
Stress and Anxiety Management for Students and Parents
Workshop was organized on 19th January in SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION on Stress and Anxiety Management for Students and Parents. We had a positive response with both and parents attending the workshop. The objective of the workshop is to provide understanding of the various triggers that causes stress in our lives and how to overcome them by changing our lifestyle. The session went to explain few tips to overcome stress, anxiety and a small demonstration to experience the calming effect of meditation was exhibited. Study skills were discussed with students for their exam benefit
2 month certification courses on personality and career development for - unemployed and or under privileged youth. SA-MUDRA conducts in house wellness therapies, life skills and livelihood skills training to unemployed, under employed, college drop-out young men and women aged between 17 and 35 years. The emphasis is on integrated personality development, boosting confidence, effective communication skills and improved interpersonal relationship. Employable skills like basics in computer, functional English, telephone etiquette, team dynamics, customer service, job oriented skills, office administration are also conducted for the unemployed from the poorer sections, thus enabling them to be self-reliant, build positive personalities and promoting dignified livelihood. Batch 1 : 15th January to 15th March 2019 | Batch 2 : 15th March to 15th May 2019 | Batch 3 : 15th May to 15th July
Employability Enhancement program
All these women have troubled lives, But they make it meaningful and productive with a lot of efforts and support from SA-MUDRA - Moulya Kaushalya Employability Enhancement program
Saanthwana - Samalochana Counseling and Guidance
Yuva helpline(YHL) response centre acts as a first respondent to reach out to youth in crisis. YHL is handled by a panel of trained counsellors who provide counselling and guidance, personal therapeutic interactions and continued guidance to adolescents on issues like depressions, stress, fear, addictions, relationship conflicts, suicidal tendencies, self-image, career confusions, educational doubts, besides examination- oriented guidance during SSLC and PUC exams to both students and parents. YHL offers both telephonic and face to face counselling through centers. YHL's specialisation is to offer career counselling based on psychometric assessment tools. Parents are counselled on positive parenting. SA-MUDRA Yuva Helpline which has been supported by the Department of Youth and Sports, has positively impacted the lives of around 1,34,000+ people (youth, students, parents, teachers, NGO’s, Colleges and corporate) since 2008
Kala-Krudaya (Art & Heart)
SA-MUDRA has initiated a campaign #lovelife to create awareness about prevention of suicides among youth through creative medium like theater, standathons, street plays, skits, seminars and media discussions carried out by an experienced team of youth wellness experts, psychologists and counsellors. The two kannada plays ' Depressionaasura' and ' Aaradirali Belaku' scripted out of their success stories are staged in many prominent colleges in Bangalore and have been receiving great response by both students and management
Yoga - Shareera
Therapeutic group counselling sessions towards holistic wellness to in house beneficiaries, their parents, working professionals through yoga, meditation and other alternative healing mediums. Imparting and creating awareness on the importance of mental wellness, imparting life skills and values among the youth and people from varied strata of the society
POSHANA ABHIYAAN FOR KENCHIKERE
Founder, CEO, and Managing Trustee
Bharathi Singh is a renowned development professional in the area of youth empowerment and suicide prevention. Bharathi has a MA in Sociology and a post graduate degree in Development Management from SPJIMR, Mumbai. She has 20+ years of performance driven professional experience in Education, Electronic media and NGO sectors. Her passion for societal welfare drove her to crystallise the dream to reach out to the needy especially the youth of India through SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION. Bharathi has directly involved herself in every aspect of SA-MUDRA from conception, inception to effective implementation of all the initiatives. Her core competencies are in the area of NGO Management, Training and Development, Employment guidance, Youth and family counselling. She has won numerous awards for her work including recent ones - Outstanding Woman Social Entrepreneur award by NFED in 2018 and 'Kempegowda Award' by the Govt. of Karnataka for Excellence in 'Service of Society' in 2017
Advisory Board Member
Vashista Simha is a youth icon in Karnataka. An artist with a heart and attitude to serve the society, an actor par excellence, a theatre personality, Vashista Simha has acted in more than 25 films in South India. Vashista studied in Sharada Vilas School and Sadvidhya School in Mysore and graduated from National College, Basavangudi. His many awards include - a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Actor In a Negative Role - Kannada and SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
Dr. C.R. Chandrashekhar
Dr. C.R. Chandrashekhar is a retired psychiatrist, NIMHANS. He is a respected name in Bengaluru's medical health circuit and is fondly called `People's Psychiatrist'. He retired in 2013 as senior professor of psychiatry at NIMHANS, where he worked for over three decades
Dr. T.S. Chandrashekhara
Dr. T.S. Chandrashekhara is an eminent educational psychologist with over 40 years of experience in the field of research, training, teaching and counselling - especially youth with suicidal tendencies. He has a M.A., MSW, M.Phill and a Phd in psychiatric social work
K. C. Janardhan
K.C. Janardhan has many facets. He is a professor of Penmanship & Management and a questioned document examiner. He is an author-preneur, calligraphy maestro, connoisseur of hand writing, coach, mentor, raconteur and a corporate trainer
Vinoda Adiga, wife of hotelier Vasudev Adiga, is a graduate, classical music singer and a home maker who brings her experience in home management, teaching and people management to serve the younger generation through SA-MUDRA Foundation.
Seema Hegde is a project manager with IBM India. She has a post graduate diploma degree in public relations. Seema has over 16 years of experience in the corporate sector holding multi functional positions with a focus on people relations
Mr. Vasishta N.Simha, Film Actor
Kusuma R., Operations Manager
Deepa Bhat, Admin, and Account assistant
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