Manager - Special Projects - April 2008 to October 2010
AH-129, 1st Floor, 4th Street, Anna Nagar, Chennai 600040
Tamil Nadu, India, Phone: 91-44-43500127
NalandaWay works with children from challenging situations from the poorest |districts around the country, helping them raise their voices and issues through theatre, visual arts, music, dance, radio and films. Over 5700 disadvantaged children and young people in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar; and Jammu & Kashmir have participated in our workshops. These workshops have helped them learn creativity, life skills and self-confidence to create the lives that they truly want to create.
Roles and responsibilities
Developing new initiatives to express child rights through media and art
Strategic planning for resource mobilization and project implementation
Develop models, IEC materials and curriculums. Design project related cultural programs and mass cultural activities and festivals
Organizational development programs to adopt latest standards to ensure quality programs and better impacts
Volunteer mobilization and management
Planed and organized 3 children’s Art festival, ‘Art - Arattai - Aarpattam, with the direct participation of over 2, 15,000 children across Tamil Nadu (2008, 2009 and 2010)
Participated in J8 submit June - 2009 (which is part of G8) which happened in Rome, Italy as a mentor to children group from India with the support of UNICEF.
Innovated and incubated two major projects of Nalandaway. 1. Children learning life skills through arts and media. 2. Sensitization children and engaging them in social action through arts and media.