SEEK Foundation is one of the leading NGO serving the deprived community working for women & children empowerment and stimulating welfare activities to bring consciousness towards health, education, life enhancement and environment. International Internship Program with National Taiwan University is one of the missions of the foundation to have the knowledge and technical know-how sharing with the Taiwan university which paves way for the development of the village projects.
INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:
SEEK Foundation and National Taiwan University have mutually agreed to have an International Collaboration for the Taiwan Students to do an International Internship Project focusing on 2020 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) particularly in Community Development, Poverty Reduction and Renewable Energy Production.
An International Internship Program was organized for 7 Students from National Taiwan University forming part of various disciplines were scheduled from 13.01.2018 to 10.02.2018. The Internship was scheduled for a month to have a detailed overview of the activities and development progress of the SEEK Foundation.
The Schedule had been split into four major divisions ensuring smooth flow of the agenda of the Internship Program including Visit to Kuthambakkam Village also all adopted villages near Salavakkam for an overview of the developmental projects, Economic Growth, Educational Background and women empowerment.
The team had Interactive sessions with students of St. Britto’s Academy and College, and also with Father Louie from Loyola College who briefed about the role and Development of NGO. Students also visited Bio Gas Plant in Loyola College and were taken to slums which have migrants from different parts of the country. Ms.Helena Vive Principal of St. Britto’s Academy briefed about the history and origin of India and its rich tradition and customs. arranged by the Taiwan Economic & Cultural Center at the University of Madras which helped the Internship Team to know more about the collaboration of Taiwan & India. The visit was arranged to National Institute of Wind Energy, Chennai to know the scope of Wind Energy and its potential in India and also to Kuppathotti, a social organization focusing on collecting reusable materials to protect the environment.
The excursion was arranged to Dakshinchitra, renowned place for cultural heritage. A rejuvenating trip was organized to Pondicherry and Mahabalipuram to have an overview of mixed traditions in customs among people of different backgrounds.