Snehitha @ School is a special initiative programme of Snehitha Gender Help Desk was launched. The programme was inaugurated by Shri. A.C Moideen, Minister, Local Self Government Department, Government of Kerala at the function held at Government Higher Secondary School, Puthuveli, Kottayam on 4 October 2019.
The programme was piloted in 3 schools in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. It was on finding the programme to be successful that the same was extended to all other districts. It was started to extend the services of Snehitha to the adolescent students in the district, to help them to ventilate their personal, behavioral, family and learning issues. From the cases reported at the Snehitha Centres, it was understood that the violence against the children and their issues should be addressed. And it was understood that there exist the need of personality development training and gender development activities among the children. Snehitha would act as a 'friend' to the students.
The support of the legal clinics functioning at the Snehitha Centres would also be made use of at the 'Snehitha @ School' programme. The service of Snehitha counsellor will be made available in the school, which would benefit the teachers, students and parents. Also, the services of Snehitha @ School would be available at the school if any emergency comes.