Welcome to Abhithi Foundation!!!
Abhithi means “Fearlessness”. Logo symbolizes Fearless future through focused initiatives for an inclusive growth and contribute for the worldwide sustainable development. Abhithi foundation is a non profit and non political organsation committed to empower the marginalised groups through various acitivities that includes trainings, workshops,campaigns, conferences,research and documentation.
Abhithi foundation works together with different agencies such as government, movements,NGOS, social activists, students,civil society groups that supports the empowerment process of marginalised sections of the society.
To promote quality education and skills among the younger generation with special focus on girls and facilitate them to understand and engage with global issues and diverse communities.
To address the issues that is affecting the inclusiveness of the vulnerable communities with special focus on women and girls.
To sensitize the community and the community based organization on social inclusion and ensure the the inclusion of women children, dalits, tribals, differently abled and older persons.
To initiate activities supporting the inclusive growth of the communities such as women children,dalits, tribals, differently abled and older persons.
To collaborate and network with organizations that is committed to promote gender equality and inclusion of the vulnerable sections of the society.
Area of Operation
At the moment ABHITHI FOUNDATION is working in the states of Tamilnadu and Pondicherry situated on the south east coast of India.
Research and documentation
LIFE AND CAREER SKILLS
Abhithi foundation is committed to work with younger generation as they are the base for the future society. Adolescence is a vital stage of growth and development marks the period of transition from childhood to adulthood. It is characterized by rapid physiological changes and psychosocial maturation. Adolescence is also the stage when young people extend their relationships beyond parents and family; they are intensely influenced by their peers and the outside world in general.
With the commitment to promote 21st century skills to the adolescent girls. Adolescent girls of the age 10-19 were given life and career skills that also includes global awareness, health literacy and environmental literacy, communication, decision making, critical thinking ,problem solving etc.,
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING FOR WOMEN
In a society where there are biases against women leadership and also women being in a secondary position for many generation women need support to develop their skills. There is an increasing number of women in leadership in both private and public sectors. We understand that providing leadership course to equip with skills and confidence to be successful women leader is crucial. And so community based women leaders were given leadership training for promoting Leadership of women with 21st century skills. Understanding social status of women, Advocacy for Social & Behavioural Change, Legal rights of women Life Skills, Health & Hygiene, Educational empowerment, Nutrition & Food Safety, Right to Information Economic Empowerment of Women. Digital India, Gender & Women, Violence against Women & Girls, Introduction to Govt. Mechanisms.
NETWORK AND COLLABORATION
Promotion of networks among women headed NGOS and women entrepreneurs being a key concern for Abhithi Foundation several meetings are being conducted in different locations and the strategic planning are underway for strengthening further.
Initiatives are being taken for strengthening other civil society organizations that are engaged in several other issues that are supportive for the inclusive growth of the community.
Sensitization and capacity programmes on gender and social inclusion are conducted for the leaders of civil society organizations to ensure the inclusion of women, children, dalits, tribals, differently abled and older persons at all levels.