SEESHA's Response in the fight against coronavirus outbreak
Since the beginning of March 2020, SEESHA team has been responding to the emergency needs of healthcare workers & public during this coronavirus crisis. We thank and appreciate the tireless support from our medical team, for the help we received in preparing health & sanitary kits, distribution of dry rations and disinfecting vulnerable areas.
As we continue to reach out to the marginalized sections and assist the healthcare workers & General public, Your small contribution can help us serve them better.
We need your support in providing materials for the safety masks, compensating our healthcare specialists & volunteers, for distributing health & sanitary kits and dry rations to the needy, and for preparing & spraying disinfectants in vulnerable areas. There is so much more to do to break the chain of transmission of coronavirus. Please help us serve those in need and provide for those who are most vulnerable and fearful.
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SEESHA designs and implements projects relevant to the needs of people from all sections of the society, irrespective of caste, creed, colour, gender or religion. Each of the projects function in their own unique ways to propel the journey towards holistic development, fuelled by indicators such as using education, health, environment and livelihood.The projects are set both in community as well as institutionalised settings. Primarily, we work with children, youth, women, men, families, persons in need of physiological and psychological care, the differently-abled, senior citizens, and victims of natural disasters. Together, these individual projects are equipped with the power to transform entire communities.
SEESHA nurtures young dreams and moulds children and youth into change-makers of their communities and the nation through a range of tailor-made development projects.
At SEESHA, we transform shy, uneducated women into empowered individuals through trainings and development programmes.
SEESHA reaches out to the elderly who are abandoned and destitute in order to assure them a healthy and dignified retired life.
With the vision of an inclusive society, SEESHA trains, counsels and motivates the differently-abled to lead independent and self-sufficient lives.
SEESHA health outreach projects aim to make quality healthcare affordable to the poor, even in the remotest of communities.
SEESHA’s country-wide network of volunteers responds to the need for relief, providing basic provisions and financial assistance to those affected by natural disasters.
- “I was lonely but you visited me” - REACHING THE UNREACHED!
It is the vision of SEESHA’s Respected Founder Dr. Paul Dhinakaran to reach out to the lonely and to see the lives of the neglected getting transformed, their relationships restored and their communities rebuilt. With the consistent encouragement and guidance of our Dear Founder Dr. Paul Dhinakaran, SEESHA is engaging the prison inmates from Central Prison Puzhal in a Skills Development Program, which comprises employability driving training along with life skills and Psycho-social support.
Mr. Rakesh Soni, CEO of Tech Mahindra Foundation accompanied by other TMF Officials, visited the SEESHA SMART T-CENTRE at the Puzhal prison, Chennai yesterday and interacted with the Prison officials and prison inmates, who are getting trained in 4-wheeler driving and are facilitated to get licenses upon training completion. Mr. Murugesan, DIG of Prisons – Chennai Range, GoTN and Mr. Senthil Kumar, Superintendent of Prisons Central Prison Puzhal - I, GoTN were present during their visit. DIG Mr. Murugesan briefed about the driving training project to the TMF team.
Mr. Rakesh Soni appreciated the placement arrangements made by SEESHA for the released prisoners and motivated the inmates to remain optimistic about their future and wished them to work hard and become entrepreneurs to create opportunities for the marginalized people.
He also visited SMART T-Centre at Vanagaram and interacted with the trainees from driving, Automobile and AC-Mechanism domains. Mr. Soni distributed certificates for the best performers from the trainings. Dr. Samuel Thomas, COO of SEESHA welcomed the VIPs and prison inmates and expressed his gratitude to SEESHA’s Founder Dr. Paul Dhinakaran, the Prison authorities & TMF Officials for their invaluable support.
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- Raising resilient Communities for a better tomorrow…
In August 2018, incessant rains and severe flooding caused widespread devastation across 14 districts in Kerala.Essential medical services were disrupted as many health sub-centres in Ernakulam & Thrissur were severely damaged during the floods.
DXC Technology partnering with SEESHA are working with the Kerala Govt. in rebuilding 3 Primary Health sub-centres (PHC) in Kerala, to ensure uninterrupted healthcare services, which were disrupted by the 2018 Kerala floods.Know more...
- Basking in the Outdoors... Because, everyone deserves to feel good!
Recent research studies in mental health sciences have concluded that outdoor adventures can have direct positive impact on subjective well-being and perceived stress of individuals. Outdoor exercises, outdoor environments and outdoor therapies are valuable at all ages, from children to seniors. Being aware of the benefits of outdoors upon the inmates’ overall health, a day-out was organized for the inmates of Centre for Well-being. With the fresh air and natural scenery, the inmates thoroughly enjoyed the outing and their happy faces were lit with radiant smiles.
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- Promoting team spirit among tribal youth
In an effort to transform the rural communities, to bring youngsters from tribal communities together and to channelize their energies in a positive direction to meet complex life challenges, SEESHA in association with Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (Deemed to be University) conducted a mega Kabbadi event at Karunya University Sports Complex, on October 2nd 2019, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi.
More than 18 teams from tribal communities in and around Karunya Nagar, Coimbatore participated in the event. The winning team was awarded Dr. D.G.S. Dhinakaran memorial trophy, Rs.10,000/- cash prize and a certificate. The first runner-up was awarded Sis. Angel Dhinakaran memorial trophy, Rs.6,000/- cash prize and certificate and the second runner-up took home - Appa Duraisamy memorial trophy and Rs.3000/- cash prize.
A village cooking contest for women was also organized to encourage the women from communities near Madhuvarayapuram area. The winners took home a best rated 3-burner gas stove, an induction stove and a tawa with lid as first, second and third prizes.
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- Reaching out to the Neglected
In an effort to serve the neglected, care for the underprivileged and transform their lives for the better, SEESHA’s Community Health Outreach Programme is extending quality healthcare services to remote villages, slums and the unreached tribal communities, where access to advanced medical care is limited.
As part of this mission, SEESHA Karunya Community Hospital conducted a special medical camp for people affected with Leprosy, at Maruthamalai near Coimbatore on 27th June 2019. Around 75 families were benefited through this free medical camp, in which the beneficiaries were provided free medicines, bedsheets and snacks.
On 15th August 2019, commemorating India’s Independence Day, SEESHA organised a free medical camp through SEESHA Karunya Community Hospital at Indira Nagar, Avalanche hamlet to treat the flood-affected people as part of the first phase of relief operations. SEESHA’s special medical team provided free consultation and required treatment to around 300 families from nearby villages, in order to prevent epidemic outbreaks in the aftermath of the devastating floods.
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- Rebuilding Homes, Restoring lives!
At a memorable event held on July 20, 2019 at Thopaditheru, Nagapattinam district, signifying the completion of the first phase of SEESHA’s Rs. 3.5 crores Gaja cyclone rehabilitation project, SEESHA’s Founder Dr. Paul Dhinakaran handed-over the keys of 22-newly constructed free permanent concrete houses to beneficiary families from Thopaditheru, who were severely affected by the November 2018 Gaja cyclone. Mrs. Evangeline Paul Dhinakaran presented household utensils for all the 22 families to assist them in making a fresh start to their lives. Bro. Samuel Paul Dhinakaran, Dr. Shilpa Samuel Dhinakaran & Ms. Stella Ramola also participated in the event and planted saplings in front of the new houses. Know more...
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- A Ray of Hope at times of disaster!
Mumbai & Nilgiris Relief - August 2019 - The recent monsoon rains triggered devastating floods and landslides in several States across India, causing the loss of hundreds of lives, damaging infrastructure and inundating several homes. SEESHA’s disaster response team intervened with timely rescue and relief operations in the States of Tamilnadu and Maharashtra and distributed relief packages to the underprivileged families, and school kits to children. Moved by the desperate plight of the affected communities, SEESHA also extended its support by conducting free medical camps at remote villages, in order to prevent epidemic outbreaks in the aftermath of the calamity. Our nation-wide network of SEESHA volunteers are well-trained and always prepared to tackle the emergency needs of the communities facing unexpected disasters.
You can also join hands with SEESHA in this noble cause of being a ray of hope at times of disaster!
We appeal to you on behalf of the thousands of families who require your support, having lost all their possessions in the unexpected natural disasters. Partner with SEESHA to help the adversely affected families across India.
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Dr. Paul DhinakaranFounder & Managing Trustee
A philanthropist and educationist, Dr. Paul Dhinakaran established SEESHA in 2003 as the manifestation of his vision in humanitarian service. His personal motto, "Let's give life" is also the tagline of SEESHA.
"I experienced the amazing consequence of turning my focus away from me to others, and it was indeed life changing!"
"The courses offered free of cost by SEESHA have taken me a step closer to my dream as I have a means to earn and save money."
"Invest in such marginalised children and be blessed, just as I am!"
Quick Recovery through Quality Healthcare
Through research and innovations in the field of Science and Technology, SEESHA is able to ensure the quick recovery of patients coming to the SEESHA-Karunya Community Hospital.
Watch this video as a son shares the story of his mother’s sickness and her recovery through the hospital.
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