Children's Home for girls in need of care and protection - underprivileged girls who have no safe home, no supporting parents, who are from families in conflict, who have no means for education, etc. With focus on their education & overall development, ATMA Gurukulam enables their transformation into successful young leaders in their chosen fields.
A 24 x 7 help desk at the Thrissur Railway Station to ensure the care and protection, security and well- being of run-away, unaccompanied and trafficked children who come in contact with the railways. ATMA Foundation is the collaborative partner of Childline India Foundation at Thrissur, for this joint project of the Ministry of Women & Child Development & Ministry of Railways, Govt of India.
A campaign which focuses on the rights and empowerment of children, women and senior citizens, and seeks to stimulate creative discussions for holistic solutions. Includes awareness campaigns, outreach initiatives, and special programmes that can create an impact on the social psyche.
To enable Empowerment & Develop Compassion.
Adolescent empowerment campaign to address psycho-social negativities like substance abuse, suicides, crime, etc among teenagers, and resolve them through a training approach. Aims to inspire youngsters towards greater achievement in life, by focussing on their possibilities rather than problems. The project was launched by Sri P Prakash IPS, District Police Chief, on 12th July 2014, and the first campus seminar was inaugurated by Sri Suresh Rajpurohith, IG of Police on 2nd August 2014. Every year, ATMA organises seminars, camps and workshops for students teachers and parents, as part of the P2P campaign.
Initiatives to promote volunteerism in people of all age groups and backgrounds, and capacity building programmes to empower volunteers with the values, skills, attitudes and abilities for individual development and community service
Empowering individuals and families with a better understanding of oneself and others, enabling them to rediscover the love and joy in relationships, and solve their own problems. Follows the unique approach of Harmony Counseling developed by C.K Suresh, ATMA Founder- Director, based on the philosophy of Living in Harmony. The support of experts in relevant fields - psychologist, psychiatrist, physician, yoga therapist, etc- is provided or suggested by ATMA FCC.
Campaigns, talks & workshops to educate the public on leading happier lives with healthier relationships. Simple daily -living tips by ATMA Founder C K Suresh, based on the concepts and application of Living in Harmony - a practical philosophy developed by him based on his experiences and insights in management, psychology, spirituality and social work.
Pre and post-marital guidance and training programme. Planned as a series of residential and non-residential workshops for youngsters who are about to get married, and for recently married couples, to empower them to create harmony within the marital relationship. The workshops would include sessions by experts on topics like physical, emotional, financial & social aspects of marital harmony, values and conflict resolution in marriage, etc. A two-day syllabus development workshop was conducted at the Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Thrissur.
One of the numerous challenges in the health sector is the increasing cost of medical care. Socio- economically backward families are severely affected by this. Lack of sufficient financial resources makes them neglect their health needs. Through this project ATMA aims to provide regular medical aid to 100 deserving patients who are suffering from long-term illnesses.
ATMA Foundation has always been actively involved in ensuring health and wellness of the community. We conduct primary health care camps in rural areas and provide nutrition food kits to poor families. We have distributed mobility equipment and prosthetic devices like wheelchairs, crutches, artificial limbs, etc. free of cost to over 120 persons with disabilities. We also have an ambulance service.
With the outbreak of COVID- 19, people from socio-economically weak backgrounds are in need of greater support with regard to health and wellness. The new project aims to address their needs.
ATMA provides guidance & counselling support regularly to individuals, families, children, adolescents, youth, senior citizens, etc through projects like the ATMA Family Counselling Centre and ATMA Child & Adolescent Development Centre. Special initiatives are also organised to reach out to the public and promote emotional well-being. During the Kerala Floods, counselling was provided in relief camps, and also as part of primary health camps.
A tele-counselling helpline for children and senior citizens is now functional, In the background of the covid situation, Call: 8330010040.
Promotes Yoga for holistic health, and facilitates simple regular exercise for sustained physical fitness.
ATMA Foundation takes up different initiatives to promote mental and physical health in the community.
ATMA Digital & Financial Empowerment Centre. New project taken up in 2019, in the background of the nation's vision for transforming into a digital economy.
Short-term basic training programmes with special focus on women, children and senior citizens to accelerate financial inclusion and enable greater economic participation. The ATMA DAFEC has received CSR support from Lenovo in the form of product donations. ATMA has also signed an MoC with Singapore Red Cross to develop a Mobile Training Lab for effective outreach into rural and underserved areas, especially in flood-affected regions.
ATMA DAFEC has taken up an individual mentoring programme in the covid situation, to enable persons who have lost their jobs to find new opportunities online.
Uyare is an Education Project implemented by ATMA Foundation, providing online learning support to underprivileged children, including those residing in children’s homes.
Children who hail from socio-economically deprived backgrounds face various challenges in academics. They have no safe homes - either due to poor economic conditions, absence of functional parents, or due to other serious issues in the family or social environment.
The ATMA Child & Adolescent Development Centre provides counselling, guidance and remedial support to students with behavioural issues and scholastic difficulties. The CADC also organises outreach programmes, training sessions for teachers, discussions on education-related themes, etc.
Promotes art as a culture for happy and harmonious living. Here, people of all age groups get an opportunity to learn and appreciate classical art forms. Performances and workshops by eminent artistes are organised on special occasions.
ATMA extends support and succour to people in need, during disaster situations like the Kerala Floods in 2018 and 2019, and the present covid pandemic.