Karna Vidya Foundation

Empowerment through Employment for Persons with Visual Impairment.

( Rehabilitation, career guidance and counseling services to persons with visual Impairments children and adults for education, livelihood opportunities.)

Life Skills Orientation 2013

Date : 17 May 2013 to 19 May 2013

  • Rotaract Club of Drishti conducted a Summer Camp on Life Skills Orientation for the visually challenged college new entrants for the 2nd successive year from 17th to 19th of May, 2013 at Government Higher Secondary School, Somamangalam of Kanchipuram, Dist. OutReach, an affiliate of CTS sponsored the whole programme.
  • The Objectives of the programme are
    1. To acquaint students with the new environment,
    2. To identify their interests and tap the latent potentials,
    3. To focus on new courses of study,
    4. To counsel them against going in the beaten track,
    5. To emphasize on computer literacy and
    6. To equip themselves psychologically to confront challenges.
  • The camp was inaugurated by Mr.Roymon, Regional Director, Orient Black swan (P) Limited.
  • He hailed the initiative and said that the camp would fortify minds with confidence, conviction and commitment to pursue their goals.
  • Experts from different fields such as psychology, teaching, physiotherapy and music addressed the participants. In all, twelve sessions were conducted and students’ participation was encouraging.
  • The valedictory was addressed by officers from CTS.
  • Around thirty students took part in the camp and expressed their desire to have the duration extended.
  • Two students who lacked parental support to pursue higher studies were identified and the coordinators have counseled their parents.
  • The camp has provided a unique exposure apart from strengthening interpersonal relationships.

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