Hejje Gurutu (meaning Foot Print in Kannada) is the newest initiative by Swari Foundation.
This project aims to recognize, acknowledge and empower the educational institutions and the individuals who've passionately taken up the work of providing FREE education for the students who want to study, but cannot afford the fees.
However, there is only so much one person or two can do. Swari Foundation empowers these good souls by providing the support, the network and the reach required for them to raise funds and continue providing quality education to the students in the community.
Team Swari Foundation.
ಸಮಾಜದ ತಳ ಮಟ್ಟದ ಜನರಿಗೆ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣವನ್ನು, ಬಡತನದಿಂದ ಹೊರ ತರುವ ಆಯುಧವನ್ನಾಗಿಸಿ ಕೊಡುವ, ಹಾಗು ತಮ್ಮ ಜೀವನವನ್ನು ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆ ಸುಧಾರಿಸುವ ಉದ್ದೇಶಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಮೀಸಲಿಟ್ಟಿರುವ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಗಳು ನಮ್ಮಲ್ಲೇ ಇದ್ದಾರೆ, ಇಂತಹವರನ್ನು ಗುರುತಿಸಿ, ಗೌರವಿಸಿ, ನಮ್ಮ ಸಹಾಯ ಹಸ್ತ ನೀಡುವ ಯೋಜನಾ ಸರಣಿ ಸ್ವರಿ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಾನ ದ "ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಗುರುತು"
ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಗುರುತು ಎಂಬ ನಮ್ಮ ಪುಟ್ಟ ಯೋಜನೆಯ ಮೊದಲ ಅಧ್ಯಾಯ - ತಮ್ಮ ಸ್ವಂತ ದುಡಿಮೆಯಿಂದ ಉಚಿತ ಖಾಸಗಿ ಆಂಗ್ಲ ಮಾಧ್ಯಮ ಶಾಲೆಯನ್ನು ನಡೆಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ "ಸೌಭಾಗ್ಯ" ಹಾಗು " ಶ್ರೀ ಲೋಕೇಶ್ ಸಿ. ಎನ್ ದಂಪತಿಯನ್ನು ಸ್ವರಿ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠಾನ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆಯಿಂದ ಗುರುತಿಸಿ, ನವಚೇತನ ಟ್ರಸ್ಟ್ ಫಾರ್ ಡಿಸಬಲ್ಸ್ ಸಹಯೋಗದೊಂದಿಗೆ, ಶಾಲಾ ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಉಚಿತ ನೋಟ್ಬುಕ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಆಜಾ಼ದಿ ೧.೦ ಕಾರ್ಡ್ ಡೆಕ್ ಗಳನ್ನು ವಿತರಿಸಲು ಇಚ್ಚಿಸುತ್ತದೆ.
ಸ್ವರಿ ಫೌಂಡೇಶನ್ ತಂಡ
S.W.A.R.I WELCOMES YOU
Hope Is Where the Heart Is
At Swari, we work with communities of Artisans who are known for the magic they bring through their work, since times immemorial, yet are fighting for existence in the current times. We work to make their work relevant to the needs of people at this point in time. From modern designs, newer machines to community wellbeing and lesser socio-economic problems. Swari takes a holistic approach to preserve and promote the art, that the communities in Ramanagara and Channapatna have been known for.
We are Silk & Wood Arts Research Institute.
Meaningful Work. Unforgettable Experiences.
S.W.A.R.I is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Non-Profit Organization is aimed at providing a 360 degree approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and Silk and Wood Arts communities.
Swari brings together everyone who cares about women empowerment through KALI. Through events under this project, we aim to also break the harmful stereotypes against women in the society about what women can do and should do.
This year we take inspiration from the life and work of Fatima Sheikh, who is widely known as the first Muslim teacher of India.
Taking her example, we invite women to participate in this all women led feast and community meal in Channapatna where we honour women leaders, students, teachers and all key members of the community who contribute tirelessly to develop their families and the larger community.
Disability is experienced at multiple levels - individual, relational, infrastructural, societal and global. Its impact can be seen in multiple aspects of our life - physical, emotional, socio-economic, political and spiritual. Mental health issues affect us all and awareness towards the same is crucial in the growth of the individual and the society.
We at Team SWARI worked on a disability related awareness and sensitization event on Dec 4th 2021, Saturday, on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
The event and discussion was a celebration of neuro diversity and a confluence of diverse perspectives on collective and inclusive development.
IFTAR FOR THE NEEDY
Since Ramzan 2020 began, we have given out FREE Iftaar Packages for the needy, 300 packages per day. Each package contained 25g of dates, a mix of 3 cut fruits which is about 400g, a bakery savoury and a 200ml pack of flavoured milk.
We distributed these packets throughout the month of Ramzan 2020, in Ramanagara, Karnataka.
TRIANGLE OF HAPPINESS
Triangle of Happiness is a campaign where products made by SWARI artisans are showcased for sales and customers can select among an amazing collection of products made by them. They will also be supporting a person with disability who is an Affiliate partner with SWARI who will earn a commission for every sale made through them. This way, the customer, the artisan and the person with disability enter into a mutually beneficial ecosystem. We call this the Triangle of Happiness.
This opportunity is available both online and offline.
We set up the SWARI's Langar Kitchen in a school (Tippu Cambridge School) premises in Ramanagara. We cooked in extremely hygienic conditions and gave out over 300 meals a day, as we didn't want to have a maximum cap of meals that we could deliver per day. We have currently paused this project, but we'll definitely get back soon.