‘Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face,kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.’ - Mother Teresa.
For over 12 years, Samudhaaya Foundation has lent a helping hand to combat tragedies of epic proportions. Samudhaaya has supported the Kargil Relief Fund, Orissa Flood Relief Fund, victims of the Gujarat earthquake and The Cancer Institute WIA (for pediatric cancer). It has, in recent years, enabled heart surgeries of 100 underprivileged children at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai and also offered infrastructural assistance to Sri Arunodayam.
‘Music for the Soul’ is a program where Padmashri Sudha Ragunathan, Founder and Managing Trustee of Samudhaaya Foundations takes music to Corporation Schools, Orphanages and Old Age Homes. This program will be flagged off during the Joy of Giving week with Padmashri Sudha Ragunathan’s concert at Vishranthi. Supporting this mission are a group of younger musicians – Vidya Kalyanaraman, Amritha Murali, Bharath Sundar, Sriranjani Santhanagopalan and Deepika V.
Music in school - her crusade - The Hindu , Chennai, 11 October, 2012
Applying the balm of music - The Hindu, Chennai, 9 October, 2012
A Kutcheri at puzhal - Deccan Chronicle, Chennai, 9 October, 2012