AF in Action

Recreational Activities

andset Presentation at Arka Vidya Kendra

27 September 2014

At Arka Vidya Kendra, Gumachanahalli Higher Primary School, Gumachanahalli, Mysore

It was a day filled with excitement and celebration for Arka Foundation and the adopted school Arka Vidya Kendra – as it was the Birthday of Founder Srinivas Arka, a special occasion on which a Musical Band-set was presented to the school, to be of use in their Sports and Physical Education classes.

The event started with a warm welcome to Arka Foundation team by students and teachers in the well-decorated school, along with officials from the Government Education Department, local Village Chiefs, and the School Development and Management Committee members. The students, teachers and officials inaugurated the band-set by playing the instruments and expressing their joy of this gift to them. The teachers and school officials addressed the gathering and conveyed their hearty wishes and gratitude to Founder Srinivas Arka and Arka Foundation on the special day.

The event concluded with a few moments of peaceful Dhyana and distribution of sweets to everyone present.


Recreational activity at Dumb and Deaf School

February 2013

Our volunteers conducting recreational activities for students at Dumb and Deaf School, Mysore.


Art Competition at Arka Vidya Kendra

27 September 2012

Our purpose is to encourage children to unfold their creative artistic nature in a relaxed and educational environment. Arka Foundation India adopted a school with this inspiring purpose in mind.

The school is located in a little village in the heart of Mysore called ‘Gumachanahalli’, and is approximately five kilometres away from the Foundation. The school has been profoundly named ‘Arka Vidya Kendra’, meaning Education centre.


Recreational Activities at Arka Vidya Kendra

5 December 2011

Conducted Drawing competition for students at Arka Vidya Kendra, Gumachanahalli village school, Mysore, on the theme of nature, environment and family values. This activity brought forth the creative potential of children and the best entries were awarded prizes.


Drawing Competition for village students

13 September 2009

A drawing competition was conducted at Arka Foundation premises, as a recreational activity for students of surrounding villages.


Physical fitness activity at Shindenahalli School

18 August 2009

A practical session on physical exercise and martial arts was conducted for students at Shindenahalli village school. Many students participated in the programme with enthusiasm.


Physical fitness activity at Beeri Hundi High School

12 August 2009

A practical session on physical exercise and martial arts was conducted for students at Beeri Hundi village high school, Mysore. The students showed interest and performed well.