Banjara Academy Events January-2010

Train the Trainers at Himatsingka Linen at Hassan

Banjara Academy conducted a three day training for the trainers who are transforming the lives of over 1600 young rural girls of Hassan district, giving them opportunity to earn and learn. These girls are employed in the factory, given hostel accommodation, and enrolled for graduation in open university.

National Conference of Principals of Anglo-Indian Schools

Dr. Ali addressed the National Conference in which over 120 Principals of some of the most prestigious schools in the country participated, and took them through an experiential learning of Emotional Intelligence.

BMS Engineering College

Banjara Academy was invited to conduct a unique workshop for the senior faculty of BMS, one of the most prestigious engineering colleges in Bangalore, on the theme of “Improving student-teacher relationship with the 21st century student”. There was active participation, deep awareness, and many practical tips to adapt to the principle “if a child cannot learn the way we teach, let us teach him the way he can learn.”

Wide Variety of Training Programs

In the past two months, Banjara’s team conducted workshops and training sessions for Doctors, Teachers, Parents or Students of MSR Rahmiah Hospital, Defence Institute of Quality Assurance, Cathedral School, Don Bosco, MSR College of Hotel Management, KV Hebbal, Kidwai Hospital, VIbgyor Schools, Sophia School, IDB Scholarship students, National Entrepreneurship Network, Edu Media, etc.

FREE Online Psychological Counselling by Banjara Academy for anyone, anywhere in the world FREE online counselling for the depressed

  • Are you stressed about your child?
  • Is your marriage in trouble?
  • Are you stressed about your education?
  • Do you feel overwhelmed by anxiety and fear?

Just mail your counsellor now, sharing your problems, your worries, your anxieties, your fears. Your counsellor will reply to you, and be there for you until you need her to help you cope and get going.

Leading Banjara Academy's online email counselling team of volunteer-counsellors, I realize it is not an easy task reaching out to a person one has never met, never seen, without the added advantage of gestures, eye contact, a gentle reassuring touch, tone of voice and yet providing empathy, positive strokes, making the person feel heard and understood.

With the aid of only written words, it is quite a task building trust, making people open up and share and helping them cope and feel better. So when in many instances they write back saying thank you and that they feel so much better, the feeling one gets is priceless and incomparable - knowing one has done something right, something good!

Hats off to all the volunteeer-counsellors of Banjara Academy who have been carrying on this work silently, anonymously for the last couple of years. Truly commendable! - Ali Khwaja

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