Kotik Mitra - An Integrated Counseling Services
1. Project Overview: The Kotik Foundation has commenced a project called Kotik Mitra- Integrated Counselling Services with the goal of empowering Indian citizens through in-depth counselling in a variety of areas. This initiative aims to empower individuals by offering guidance, support, and advice in crucial domains such as career, legal, healthcare, justice, livelihood, culture and many more. We want to help people make wise decisions, overcome obstacles, and pursue a better future by providing support, guidance, and professional advice in these important areas.
2. Project Objectives:
- Provide counseling services in multiple areas to address the diverse needs of individuals in India.
- Empower individuals to make informed decisions and take necessary steps for their personal and professional growth.
- Increase awareness and knowledge among individuals in the areas like legal, career, education, healthcare, environment, justice, livelihood etc., ensuring access to appropriate resources and support.
- Facilitate personal and professional growth, enabling individuals to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
- Advocate for human rights, equality, and social justice through counseling and support services.
- Strengthen livelihood opportunities and promote entrepreneurship by offering startup counseling and guidance.
- Ensure access to legal, medical, and career-related information and assistance, regardless of an individual’s background or resources.
3. Project Activities:
a) Career Counseling:
- Conduct career counseling sessions to help individuals explore career options, identify their strengths, and make informed decisions about their professional paths.
- Provide guidance on educational options, skill development, job market trends, and entrepreneurship opportunities.
- Assist in resume building, interview skills, and job search strategies.
b) Legal Counseling:
- Offer legal counseling services to individuals seeking advice and guidance on legal matters, such as family law, property disputes, employment issues, consumer rights, fights for justice, RTI, civic etc.
- Educate individuals about their legal rights and responsibilities, and help them understand legal procedures and available remedies.
- Provide support in navigating the legal system, drafting legal documents, and accessing legal aid.
c) Health Counseling:
- Provide health counseling and guidance on health-related matters, including disease prevention, treatment options, mental health support, and lifestyle management.
- Educate individuals about healthcare resources, government health programs, and available support systems.
- Offer emotional support and coping strategies for individuals dealing with health challenges.
d) Human Rights Counseling:
- Offer counseling services to individuals facing human rights violations or discrimination.
- Provide guidance on human rights laws, protection mechanisms, and avenues for seeking justice.
- Advocate for human rights, equality, and social justice, ensuring that individuals are aware of their rights and empowered to assert them.
e) Livelihood Counseling:
- Conduct livelihood counseling sessions to support individuals in enhancing their employability, exploring income-generating opportunities, and developing sustainable livelihood strategies.
- Provide guidance on vocational training, entrepreneurship, microfinance, and self-employment initiatives.
4. Fee Structure: We understand the importance of affordability and accessibility. While our counseling services involve costs related to professional fees, resources, and administrative expenses, we strive to make them accessible to individuals from diverse financial backgrounds. The fee structure for our counseling services is designed to be flexible and affordable. we may provide fee waivers or discounts for individuals facing financial hardships.
The specific fee structure for each counseling service will be communicated during the registration process. Our team will be available to provide further details and support regarding the fee payment process.
5. Project Impact:
- Empower individuals in India to make informed decisions and take control of their lives in various domains.
- Enhance awareness, knowledge, and access to resources in the areas of career, legal matters, health, human rights, livelihood, etc.
- Stimulate personal and professional growth, leading to improved quality of life and socioeconomic development.
- Advocate for social justice, equality, and human rights by providing counseling services to marginalized and vulnerable individuals.
- Contribute to the overall well-being and empowerment of individuals and communities in India.
6. Project Timeline: The Kotik-Mitra project will be an ongoing initiative, providing counseling services across the specified domains throughout the year. The frequency and duration of counseling sessions will depend on the demand and availability of resources.
7. Conclusion: we want to empower people in India through our Integrated Counseling Services project by giving them thorough counselling in important areas of their lives. We think that assistance in navigating difficulties, making wise decisions, and achieving goals can be greatly enhanced by support, advice, and guidance. Join us in our mission to build an educated, empowered, and prosperous society.