SNEHA Project

20182016

MNDC’s Outreach Programme Adult Literacy Drive 2018 Personal Development Workshop for SNEHA’s Nurse-Aide Students

As part of the Outreach Programme this year too, Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce conducted Personal Development Workshops for the students of SNEHA, Nurse-aid course. This is the third year in succession that the college has successfully conducted the Personal Development Workshops for these students. Reaching out to the community and organizing programmes to educate, empower and enable women and girls is one of the objectives of the Outreach programme of the Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai.

This year Associate Professor and Head, Department of Commerce Mahatma Night Degree College of Arts and Commerce, Dr. Lata Krishnan participated in the ALD Adult Literacy Drive where she delivered sessions in the Personal Development Workshop for the students enrolled in SNEHA’S Nurse Aide Program. SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action) The aim of SNEHA is to work for women and girls and to ensure Healthy Women and Children for a Healthy Urban World. The Head Office of SNEHA is 310, 3rd floor, Urban Health Centr, 60 Feet Road, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017.

Sessions were conducted on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month during the months of September, October and November 2018 from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon at the Kurla centre – Bunglow No 11/C, Kamgarnagar CHS, S. G. Barve Marg, Opp. Spices Restuarant, Kurla (East), Mumbai-400024. Ms. Ujwala Bapat was the Progeram Coordinator. The following modules were taught:

Forty-five students participated in workshop organized at the Kurla centre. The course content for the Personal Development workshop was designed by Dr. Lata Krishnan and delivered to the students by her using various methods of teaching such as dramatization, role play, games,group discussions, presentations and worksheet writing.

Teaching and empowering young girls and enabling them with skills to become good Nurse-aids was a gratifying experience for Dr. Lata Krishnan. The young girls (students) who have but completed school or Junior college; some have completed graduation or are drop-outs from college benefit from the Nurse-aid course and the Personal Development Workshops. They are groomed and trained sufficiently well to help find jobs in hospitals and move ahead in their careers. They remain connected with their teachers and come to meet us in our college. This outreach programme helps us build our community and take it forward. This year the SNEHA center appreciated our contribution with a ‘thank you’ card and crystal trophy.

The MNDC outreach programme is an ongoing activity. The college has signed a MOU with SNEHA where the teachers of the college conduct the Personal Development Workshop every year, for the students enrolled for the Nurse-Aid programme at SNEHA.

Adult Literacy Drive – Personal Development Workshop for SNEHA’s Nurse – Aide Students

Dr. Padma Rangan and Dr. Lata Krishnan participated in the ALD Adult Literacy Drive where they delivered sessions in the Personal Development Workshop for the students enrolled in SNEHA’S Nurse Aide Program. SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action). The aim of SNEHA is to work for women and girls and to ensure Healthy Women and Children for a Healthy Urban World. The Head Office of SNEHA is 310, 3rd. floor, Urban Health Centr, 60 Feet Road, Dharavi, Mumbai 400017.

Sessions were conducted on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month during the month’s of August, September and October 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Govandi centre. (Below the Mankhurd flyover) MS. Ujwala Bapat was the Progeram Coordinator.

The following modules were taught:

  • Spoken English Skills – Communication (1 hour at the beginning of every module)
  • How to study (Module II)
  • Grooming & Etiquette (Module III)
  • Time & Stress Management (Module IV)
  • How to write a CV (Module V)
  • How to prepare for an interview (Module VI)
  • Revision and Practical sessions (Module VII)

Twenty-five students participated in workshop organized at the Govandi centre. Each student was given a 100 pages long book, a ball pen and a Hindi to English dictionary. The course content for the Personal Development workshop was designed by Dr. Lata Krishnan and delivered to the students by Dr. Padma Rangan and Dr. Lata Krishnan using various methods of teaching such as dramatization, role play, games, group discussions, presentations and worksheet writing.

Teaching and empowering young girls and enabling them with skills to become good Nurse-aids was a gratifying experiences for Dr. Padma Rangan and Dr. Lata Krishnan. The SNEHA center appreciated this contribution with a ‘thank you card.’

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