Donate Contact Us Volunteer

News & Events

Educational & Nutritional Kits Distribution

ATMA Foundation has begun the distribution of Educational and Nutritional Kits to 1000 underprivileged children. Summer camps were held in 10 Panchayaths, with a total participation of 500 plus children. The participants were enrolled in the ATMA Uyare educational programme, where the children can avail free tuition and mentoring support, and the kits were provided to the enrolled children. Enrollment and kit distribution for children living in Child Care Institutions is also progressing. The Uyare classes are set to begin in June.

ATMA Raising Day

The 17th Raising Day of ATMA Foundation was celebrated on 8th May 2022, with a family get together at the ATMA Foundation office premises. Over 150 ATMA Volunteers, well wishers and their families participated in the programme. Sri C K Suresh, Director, ATMA Foundation, presided over the Raising Day Meeting. The distribution of educational and nutritional kits to 1000 children was inaugurated on the occasion. ATMA Best Volunteer Awards were also presented.

ATMA Nrityotsav

ATMA Nrityotsav, the 3-Day Classical Dance Festival under the CFPG Scheme of Ministry of Culture, Govt of India, was conducted from 11th to 13th March at Thrissur. There were performances in Bharathanatyam, Koodiyattam and Kuchipudi by eminent artistes, with live orchestra.

Women's Day

ATMA Foundation organised a Free Health Check up camp and Free Eye Testing Camp for women and public, at North Bus Stand, Thrissur, on 8th March 2022, on the occasion of Women's day. Over 400 people benefitted from the camp. Pamphlets containing details about support systems for women were distributed at the bus stand and in the premises. Flash mobs by college students were also organised based on the theme of Women Empowerment.

Online Workshop on
Domestic Violence: Psycho-Social & Legal Perspectives

"Empowerment is the primary solution to stop domestic violence. This empowerment can be physical, financial, educational, or intellectual. In the case of children, even a simple awareness about what constitutes violence will help them" said Hon Justice Sri N Nagresh, in his keynote address, as he inaugurated the Online Workshop on Domestic Violence. The inaugural session was followed by an in-depth panel presentation and discussion by eminent speakers Sri K G Simon IPS, Smt Vidhubala, and Dr Sailaja Ramkumar. Sri C K Suresh, Director, ATMA Foundation moderated the discussion. Rev Fr Dr Xavier CS CMI, Principal, K E College Mannanam, offered felicitations. The workshop which was telecast on YouTube live, was watched by over 600 delegates including college students and professionals.

To watch the full discussion, click here:

Youtube Video

ATMA Foundation 16th Raising Day

ATMA Foundation celebrated the 16th Raising Day on May 08, 2021. Conducted on Zoom, the event was honoured by dignitaries from various walks of life, and had over 150 participants.

A 7- day Online Dance Fest was organised from 5th to 11th May 2021 as part of Shivrathri Celebrations. 15 eminent artistes gave performances in classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Kathak and Odissi.

Our sincere gratitude to Sri Vinu Ambadi, Smt Devaki Rajendran, Smt Gauri Swakul, Smt Gayathri Rajaji, Smt Manju V Nair, Sri Pritam Das, Smt Reshma U Raj, Smt Divya Warier, Smt Uthara Antharjanam, Smt Prachi Sathi, Smt Meghna Venkat, Smt Jisha Raghav, Sri Dhanoop P K, Natyamayoori Archana and Natyamayoori Chethana, for being a p[art of our endeavour to promote Classical Dance.

Watch their amazing performances on the ATMA Foundation YouTube Channel!

Youtube Video

We sincerely thank Smt Uma Govind, Bharatanatyam Artiste, for her great support in organising Shivadam…

WILL 2021
ATMA Foundation organised an online talk series on 'Women in Life & Leadership' from 8th to 12th March 2021, as part of our Women's Day Celebrations.

The keynote speakers of the programme were:

  • Ms Nivedita Bhide, All India Vivekananda Kendra
  • Dr Sumathi Narayanan, President of Creative Communication & Management Centre, Chennai
  • Smt Hima Nandan, Lead- SMB Marketing, Lenovo India
  • Smt Aruna Das, Image Consultant & Life Coach

Our sincere gratitude to these eminent leaders for sharing their thoughts, experiences and wisdom!
Watch their inspiring sessions on the ATMA Foundation YouTube Channel!

Youtube Video

WILL 2021

Virtual Elocution Competition for Women As part of Women's Day Celebrations, ATMA Foundation is organising a Virtual Elocution Competition for Women.


o The competition is open to WOMEN above 18 years of age

o The topic for the speech is 'Women in Life & Leadership'
o Language is ENGLISH
o The speech duration should be 5 to 7 minutes. Entries which are less than 5 min or more than 7 min will be disqualified
o The participant should give a self- introduction before starting the speech. It should include name, place and occupation. They should also mention that they are participating in the Virtual Elocution Competition conducted by ATMA Foundation.

Video & Audio Settings
o The video can be shot on any device - mobile, webcam, video camera, etc.
o The video should be shot in the LANDSCAPE MODE
o The video quality should be 720P
o The audio quality should be good. Please make sure that the audio is clear and there is no background noise.
o Any entry which does not meet the requisite audio and video clarity will be disqualified.

Dress Code
o The participants should adhere to a formal dress code

Video submission
o The participants should upload their elocution video on their respective google drives. The Google Drive link for the video has to be pasted in the Entry Submission Form. The access must be given only to

o By submitting the google form the participant is consenting to her elocution video being uploaded on the official YouTube channel of ATMA Foundation

o The videos will be uploaded on the ATMA Foundation YouTube Channel
o Each participant will be sent the link to their respective YouTube video on 8th March
o They can share and popularise their own videos
o There will be two categories for evaluation - The Judges Choice and The Viewers' Choice
o The Judges' Choice winners will be decided by a panel of experts
o The Viewers' Choice winners will be decided based on the view time, likes and comments for the video on the ATMA Foundation YouTube Channel before 10 am on 15th March 2021.
For any further queries, please contact us: Email: Whatsapp: +918330010042

Submit Your Entries

ATMA Foundation Research & Development Centre organised a 4- day National Webinar for students & field practitioners of social work and social sciences, from 21st to 24th December 2020.
The webinar was attended by more than 1200 registered delegates from different colleges across the country.
The first 3 days included 2 sessions each on various relevant themes like Child Protection, Social Security for Senior Citizens, Social Innovation, NGOs, etc by eminent faculty.
The webinar concluded with a special valedictory address by Prof V K Malhotra, Member Secretary of the Indian Council for Social Science Research.
Watch recorded sessions on YouTube

ATMA Foundation, as strategic partner of Professional Trainers' Club, Thrissur, organised a 5-day webinar series, 'UBUNTU', as part of the decennial celebrations of PTC.
The webinars included interactive sessions with eminent guests like Sri S M Vijayanand, IAS, former Chief Secretary of Kerala, Dr Muralee Thummarukudy, Operations Manager, UNEP Geneva, Smt Smitha Keeran, Counsellor at Christ University, Bangalore, Sri M Keshav, Corporate Trainer from Chennai, and Dr Amar S Fettle, Kerala State Nodal Officer for Covid- 19. The webinars were attended live daily by over 1200 registered delegates, consolidating over 7.6 K views on the ATMA Foundation YouTube channel.
Watch recorded sessions on YouTube