Special Events

Krishna Vesha

Arivu conducted a Krishna Vesha event with plenty of Independence day spirit in Forum Fiza Mall, Mangaluru on September 4, 2019.

World Autism Day

Arivu conducts an awareness ramp walk where special children walked with assistance on the occasion of World Autism Day celebrated on April 5, 2019.

Story of a Special Child – A skit to raise awareness

Concept by Poornima Bhat, “The story of a Special child” is a skit which sheds light on having a child with disabilities and the difficulties as well as worries which are encountered when raising a special child.

Arivu Summer Camp

Arivu organised a therapeutic summer camp to teach children Social skills, Speaking skills and Group Behavior during the month of April, 2019.


Schwimmen – Awareness about Swimming benefits


Arivu organises Schwimmen, a novel workshop on swimming, the first of it’s kind in Mangaluru on March 29, 2019, in collaboration with St. Aloysius College.


Art Therapy

Arivu organises a special art therapy program during the month of January, 2019. There were many talented children who showcased their unique talents under the guidance of our trained staff.

Art therapy
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Sangama, Arivu’s annual day program hosted jointly with St. Aloysius College on December 11, 2018. “Mile Sur Mera Tumhara” and various other fun dances and events were held by students of Arivu and students of MSW Department, St. Aloysius College.

Project ANKUR – Phase 1

To establish the necessary infrastructure, thereby enabling ARIVU Early Intervention Centre for Special Children, to create awareness among parents/teachers about various disabilities, assessment of the needy children, creation & maintenance of a data base of such children and providing early intervention services for special children in and around Mangaluru was funded under Karnataka Bank Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Scheme.

Inauguration of the new Sensory Integration Play Area created under this project was held on December 22nd, 2017 and Shri Ravindranath Hande H.P., DGM Corporate Planning, Karnataka Bank was the Chief Guest who performed the inauguration. While Dr. Radhakrishna Bhat and Ms. Poornima R. Bhat presented the details of the project and the usefulness of the facilities created, Dr. Shilpa Hegde MD, Assistant Professor, A J Hospital & Research Centre talked about normal child development milestones and why it is important to have assessment and diagnosis of disability at an early stage so as to provide early intervention that has greater chance of success. While Shri Ravindranath Hande emphasized the role of Karnataka Bank in Social development, Dr.K.S.Bhat, President, ARIVU TRUST® thanked Shri Mahabaleshwara M.S., MD & CEO, Karnataka Bank for readily supporting and providing the financial support  and Shri Ravindranath Hande for performing the inauguration. Shown below are glimpses of the inaugural function and the facilities created.

Project Ankur-Phase 1
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Arivu Inaugural Function

Arivu had it’s grand inauguration on May 13, 2017 with Sr. Maria Jyothi A.C as the chief guest and Ms. Akhila Alva as the guest of honour.

Arivu Inaugural Function-Photo Gallery
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