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 2015

Date : 9 May 2015 to 13 May 2015

  • RC Drishti conducts a five-day residential summer camp for twelfth completed visually impaired students at Sethu Bhaskara Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ambatore from 9th May 2015 to 13th May 2015.
  • The camp was inaugurated by Mr. Natraj Raman, Managing trustee Dream India NGO and Mr.Selva Kumar The Principal SBMHSS.
  • The camp began with a picnic to Mahabalipuram on the first day with 20 students and 19 volunteers.
  • They spent the day in a meaningful and fruitful manner by visiting important historical monuments.
  • The next day (10th May 2015), series of a session on women’s empowerment, law, sharpening professional skills, counseling and guidance were conducting by different professionals from relevant fields. The musical evening gave an opportunity to the students to exhibit their competencies in music.
  • On the third day (11th May 2015), Session on communication skills and skills for competitive examinations made the students learn several strategies to strengthen such competencies.
  • The usage of assistive technology enlightened the students on the available technological resources for their educational and employment betterment. Entertaining evening on the same day gave an outlet to the students to realize their talents.
  • The next day (12th May 2015), a session on artistic presentation facilitated the students to stage various creative events on their own. Sessions on courses and careers and science- a way of life provided an insight into their future endeavors. Yoga evening energized the youth with high spirits.
  • The last day of the camp began with the learning of Silambattam.
  • It was followed by the session on laughter therapy that fills the environment with peace and happiness. Several small competitions were conducted and the winners were appreciated accordingly.
  • The valedictory function on the same day afternoon was graced by Honorable District Collector Thiruvallor. A folder containing CD with academic books and certificates were issued to the students by the chief guest.
  • The volunteers from Cognizant Outreach Team did a fabulous volunteering during the course of the camp at all levels.
  • Volunteers from our-home trust not only involved in the arrangements of sessions but also handled the session on mind games.
  • Their commitment to conduct the course in an effective manner, their dedication in arranging logistics and, above all, their sincere interest in developing the friendship, added meaning and more spirit to the camp.
  • Let the volunteering continue to spread it’s fragrance in all corners of the society.

 

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply