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Isha foundation community games-maidan summit-v.2


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Isha foundation community games-maidan summit-v.2

  1. 2. “ There is only one business in the world, and that is of human well-being.” - Sadhguru at World Economic Forum, 2006
  2. 3. Vision A world where human well-being is ensured and where everyone has the opportunity to realize the ultimate human potential irrespective of caste, religion and social origin.
  3. 4. Mission <ul><li>To achieve community-based sustainable developments by empowering rural and marginalized groups of </li></ul><ul><li>society to help themselves while… </li></ul><ul><li>Offering preventive and curative healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>Building sustainable livelihoods </li></ul><ul><li>Providing children with quality education </li></ul><ul><li>Conserving our environment </li></ul><ul><li>Reviving the indigenous culture and knowledge </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>If human beings are very spirited towards their life, they will somehow find a solution for everything.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sadhguru </li></ul></ul>people full of joy and enthusiasm become actors in the transformation of their communities. Community Mobilisation Programs Aim:
  5. 6. <ul><li>Isha Rural Inner Engineering programs </li></ul><ul><li>rejuvenate the individual </li></ul><ul><li>raise awareness of a better way of living </li></ul><ul><li>foster trust </li></ul>Strategy <ul><li>Community games, tournaments and celebration </li></ul><ul><li>to promote social bonding </li></ul><ul><li>free from addition </li></ul>
  6. 7. Methodology Games Chosen: Volley Ball – Men ; Throw Ball – Women ; Traditional games - all group of people during events/tournaments
  7. 10. Glimpses of Traditional games being promoted by Isha
  8. 11. Sustainability Plan <ul><li>Volunteer team Leader – in charge for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuity of games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tournaments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organised by Isha </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivated to organize it by themselves during the local festivals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other rural development Projects </li></ul>
  9. 12. Reach Since 2005 <ul><li>Teams formed & trained – 852 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Participants ~ 10,200 </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-village tournaments – 27 </li></ul><ul><li>State-level tournaments – 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Isha I.E. Programs Reach - 150,000 people </li></ul>Of the total number of teams created, an estimated 70% have continued independent of project support.
  10. 13. Impact <ul><li>Individual Level </li></ul><ul><li>Health is improved </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced self-esteem and empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement in managerial solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>Community Level </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement in family and social relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Fostering united community spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing receptivity for development programs </li></ul>
  11. 14. Challenges faced and adopted solutions: <ul><li>Involving women because of cultural inhibition, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>citing examples of women achievers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying and motivating an active participant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>introduced the gents coach and exposed to play in front of strangers and villagers gradually </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Caste Barriers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating the common platform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lack of resources to support the expansion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring the possibility of CSR and Government programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking with interest groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving the documentation and other monitoring systems </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. Social & Development Projects Reach-out <ul><li>Districts - 33 districts spread across four states (Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Pondicherry and Kerala) </li></ul><ul><li>Villages - 4,686 villages </li></ul><ul><li>Population served- over 7 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Support - 3 million people </li></ul><ul><li>8.2 million tree saplings have been planted </li></ul><ul><li>Isha vidhya rural matriculation schools - 6 </li></ul>
  13. 16. How deeply you touch another life is how rich your life is. ~ Sadhguru Any Questions…?
  14. 17. Thank You !