Mr.Madhivanan was brought up with proper guidance of his chemistry teacher regarding higher education. His yearning to stand out from his family made him pursue his higher studies in the midst of many obstacles. He victoriously stood his first generation graduate,proven that he wants to make a difference in this society. He wanted to show case to the world how education can change an individual and transform the community around. He plays a diversified role. 

 

   He Pursing a challenging career in the field of Social Work and to be apart of progressive organization that gives scope to enhance his knowledge, skills and to reach the pinnacle in this profession and to help the needy as much as he can with sheer dedication, commitment and hardworking growth of“THE BRIDGE” 

Education:

 

 

Experience: 

• Founder and Managing Trustee- The Bridge NGO Vellore on 26th December2012 till present. 

• Thendral Movement, Ranipet– Bonded Labour Abolition Project& Women Forum Consultant& Consultant in Child Fund India, Tiruvannamalai & Audacious Dreams Foundation, Vellore - Jan 2018 to Present. 

• Audacious Dreams Foundation, Vellore – Project Lead (Challenge India) Life Skills Training-Youths&Children– Nov 2016–Dec 2017. 

•Magic Bus India Foundation, Ranipet, Vellore dt, Head Office- Mumbai, Feb 2015 to November 2016-Programme Officer. 

•Hand In Hand India, Kancheepuram, June 2011– Feb 2015 Assistant Project Coordinator,Village Upliftment Programme Department. 

Projects:

Social Research (TADCHO Scheme) & Market Research (Hamam Soap) conducted in Kancheepuram & Vellore dt. 

Project Assistant in Open lab-New Castle University, London ,under Citizen Radio Project. 

Awards: 

  • Received Best Employee award by Hand in Hand India Kanchipuram in the year 2010. Received Abdul Kalam Award from House of Kalam family at Rameswaram on 27th July 2018 Received Mother Teresa Award in the occasion of her birthday at Missionaries of Charity, Kancheepuram on 26th August 2018.

  • Received award on World Record for Peace at Rameswaram on 27th July 2019. 

Achievements: 

• Street theater / Role Play/ Mime Trainer. Conducted 100 and above play in last seven years. 

• Life Skills / Soft Skills Trainer and Youth Leadership  Training coordinator. 

• Children and Youth Groups strengthening training conducted in Child Fund India. 

•With Kancheepuram Education department Life skills Workshop and Stress Management Workshop conducted among 6th to 10th students in Feb 2018. 

• CSR activities carried out by me in Magic Bus India Foundation. 

•Worked as Sports for Development Trainer cum Programme Officer for Ranipet Project and managed 56 CYL’s, 9 pay employees with 2020 children target achieved. 

•Acted as additional role in Hand In Hand & Magic Bus HR to coordinate the team including employee counseling,administration lead and pay role, PF process etc. 

•Spread awareness about Anemia, Public Health & Hygiene, Nutrition, effective collection and disposal of waste. 

• Counseled the students and Youth’s for their carrier. 

• Created Child friendly Panchayat’s (Hand In Hand India). 

•UNCRC fundamental Rights taught by Sports for Development Curriculum in Magic Bus & ADF to Children’s and Youth’s.  

• Facilitate regular enrollment &main streaming the dropouts. 

• Establish and strengthen the enterprises. 

• Promote Green Villages. 

• Provide Income generating activities. 

• Formation of Farmers club to access schemes from NABARD, 

• Provide enterprise development &Skill training. 

• Organized Inaugural functions,valedictory events,local&international visits 

• Educate SHG’s to understand their roles and facilitate group work 

• Help SHG’s to manage group targets and loan deliverable  

• Organized several Medical and Veterinary Camps for the HIH adopted villages. 

•Organizing livelihood enrollment for youths (skill training), organizing TOT training and Youth skill based training (laptop repairing, Mobile service, fitter, welder, AC & Fridge mechanic training). 

 

Field Work Experience: 

• Youth development,Student Partnership Worldwide (SPW), [Vellore] July, 2008- Nov 2008 

• Case Work–Helped the children to manage their studies in easy way. 

• Group Work–Taught about the Street Play and its purpose 

• Community Organization -Career Guidance & Planning; Managing Examinations program for the students who appear for public exam with a focus on planning, managing stress 

• Medical & Psychiatry–CMC ( Christian Medical College CMC,[Vellore] Jan,2009-Apr,2009) 

Case Work-Counseling & Diagnosing for psychiatry patients, 

• Home visits and Counseled the patients 

• Conducted an Outreach program for Psychiatric patients 

• Child Welfare–Don Bosco Anbu Illam,{Vellore](Jan,2010-Apr,2010) 

CaseWork–Identified homeless children in the railway station, created a safe environment and gradually collected details about family,reason for running away from home. 

• Counseled them through Group Work like paper work, drawings and encouraging games 

•Community Organization–Educational program in order to encourage the children to get interest in education. 

• Community development–Thendral Movement [Ranipettai] (July,2010–Oct,2010) 

Case Work–Facilitated Sanction of loans for a SHG group, 

• Community development–Block Development Office,Vellore May,2010-Jun,2010 

•Inspected various villages along with the Government officials (BDO)to check performance of Government scheme NREGA functions 

Projects: 

1.AStudyOnViolenceAgainstWomeninVelloreCity (Nov,2010&Apr,2011) 

• Data Collection and Analysis on public awareness of the Domestic Violence ACT,and educating them about its usages and benefits. 

2.Public Health (Aug,2009-Nov,2009) 

•Conducted a seminar on unhygienic practices at Madras School of Social Work. Performed street play with a group of 6 participants at Railway stations,Hospitals, Schools to raise awareness about ill effects of open defecation and spitting. 

3.A Study on Problems Faced by Adolescents (Nov,2008–Apr,2009) 

• Formulated a complete Research study with Data collection and Analysis of Data. 

4.A Study on Suicide Prevention in K.V .Kuppam Block,CMC,Vellor edistrict.(May,2007) 

•Formulated a complete Research study with Datacollection and Analysis of Data.(CMC, RUSHA Department is working in K.V. Kuppam block,Most of the people committed Suicide in this area,Created awareness through research & submitted to CMC,Vellore.) 

Community activities:

 

•Worked on 8 community development activities such as Blood donation camp , rural camp etc. as a part of National service scheme(NSS) team and Madras School of Social Work College(2006-08). 

• Participated in a Social Audit which was conducted by HIH organization in the Kanchipuram villages for Village Upliftment Programme (VUP)(2010) 

• Organized a community organization programme with the theme “Women’s Day Celebration at Government hr. Sec School, Idayanchattu,Vellore district.(2009). 

• Organized a Community Program on HIV/AIDS,through StreetPlay at Kotha kuppam Village. 

 

Achievements: 

• Elected Social Work Forum Treasurer, MSSW 

•Participated in International conference on the topic“ Autism :Social Skills and Creativity” organized by Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University. 

•Participated in workshop on “Project Formulation” held at RUHSA Department,Christian Medical College, Vellore. 

•Participated in International conference on“Development and equity For a Global society -Emerging concerns for social work”at Madras School of Social Work. 

•Participated in the five day Training of Informal Sector Facilities(TISF) programme conducted by Central Board for Workers Education,Chennai. 

•Participated in the Child Rights Sensation workshop for students of social work, organized by Center for Child Rights and Development (CCDR)held at Madras School of Social Work. 

•Participated in Focus Group Discussion– FDG for State level communication Campaign (SLCC) organized by Indian Community Welfare Organization–ICWO with the support of APAC ,VHS- USAID. 

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Mr. Madhivanan born to a farmer family which      located in Cheyyar block, Nedumbiram Village.He started his schoolings in Voorhees Primary School and Voorhees Higher Secondary School, Vellore till his 7th  std. He stayed with her grandparents in Vellore. From 8th std to 12 th he joined in Government Boys High School, Cheyyar. In this period he joined NCC, JRC, NSS for his social work practical experience. In between he has elected as School Pupil Leader and NSS leader for the school in 2002 to 2004 due to his continuous commitment in social work activities.