WHO WE ARE
SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION is a registered charitable organisation, based in Bangalore, dedicated towards providing a comprehensive and holistic approach towards youth wellness and empowerment. Established in 2008, we have been able to impact the lives of around 1,80,000 people through various initiatives. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been able to reach out and support people. Over the years, we have been able to collaborate and work with people from different backgrounds of the society like students, teachers, parents, counsellors, trainers NGO’s, organisations (Public & Private ) and more in creating a positive impact and striving towards achieving our objectives. We at SA-MUDRA FOUNDATION, through psychosocial interventions and employability enhancement initiatives seek to aid the youth in dealing with factors like stress, depression, trauma and other psychological injuries; empower them in overcoming their psychological barriers; and achieve their true potential. We are also committed in creating awareness about suicide prevention and mental health.
Summar Art workshop conducted for children and parents – Mental Health Awareness at SA-MUDRA new Centre on 22nd April 2023.
A summer art workshop was conducted at the new SA-MUDRA centre on 22-Apr-2023. Many children, parents and others participated enthusiastically.
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Rittal India Pvt., Ltd. – Preventive Mental Health campaign by SA-MUDRA volunteers on the occasion of Kannada Rajyothsava.
Preventive Mental Health campaign by SA-MUDRA in December, 2021 by volunteers on the occasion of Kannada Rajyothsava. Rittal India Pvt., Ltd. MD, Mr. Ajay Bhargawa, HR & Admin Director Mr. Dinesh and workers Union join to say “I love my life”. Around 1000 families participated in Rittal Family Day, Doddaballapura. SA-MUDRA team had its outreach #lovelife campaign to create awareness about youth and women mental health.. offered Counselling, besides the volunteers put up a ‘Pick to Donate’ fund raiser.
SANTHWANA – SAMALOCHANA – Counselling and Guidance
SA-MUDRA YUVA HELPLINE (9880396331) is a Call Response Centre project, operated by trained counsellors, qualified youth advisors, and academic and career guides. It acts as a “first respondent” to multiple problems the younger generation faces, through free telephonic counselling, personal meeting, yoga, meditation, psycho-therapy and family participation. We receive at least 10 calls a day and a minimum of three walk-ins by people seeking first-hand crisis intervention on issues involving educational guidance, anxiety, career guidance, emotional crisis, addictions, parental pressure, sexuality issues, relationship conflicts, work place stress, family discord, premarital counselling, couple disturbances, depression and suicidal tendencies. We also offer telephonic counselling to students and parents facing SSLC Board Exams in association with Karnataka Examination Board.
MAULYA-KOUSHALYA – Life-skills Training and Livelihood Support
The 3-month in house training programme aims to equip youth with values for life, social skills, personality development and vocational skills training support like functional English language improvement training and computer operation thus enabling them to avail entry-level jobs like back office, customer relations and retail sales in sectors like FMCG and Telecom. With a focus on enhancing both personal and professional wellbeing, the programme provides confidence boosting training on self-image, attitudinal modification, communication skills, inter-personal relationship, failure and crisis management. The participants are mostly unemployed, under-employed or marginalized youth from rural or semi-urban economically backward communities. The programme helps mainstream them into the society as active, responsible and self reliant citizens.
OUR IMPACT SO FAR
YOUTH OFFERED IN-HOUSE COUNSELLING THROUGH YUVA HELPLINE
FACE-TO-FACE COUNSELLING AND CAREER GUIDANCE SESSIONS CONDUCTED FOR YOUTH AND PARENTS
YOUTH PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS CONDUCTED IN COLLEGES/SCHOOLS
'GNANA-MILANA' PARENTING WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED AT SA-MUDRA & OTHER INSTITUTIONS
EXAM HELPLINE COUNSELLING SESSIONS CONDUCTED FOR SSLC & PUC STUDENTS AT SA-MUDRA & PUC/SSLC BOARD
MOULYA-KOUSHALYA LIFE SKILLS AND LIVELIHOOD SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMS CONDUCTED
YOUTH PROVIDED PLACEMENT SUPPORT THROUGH JOB MELAS ACROSS KARNATAKA
STUDENTS PROVIDED INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
YOUTH PARTICIPATED IN #lovelife SUICIDE PREVENTION CAMPAIGN
HAPPY MIND CORNER