A survey by LXL Ideas on 5000 students of Govt. schools across Karnataka revealed the lack of self-esteem, stress due to domestic challenges, and the need to understand and cope with issues like AIDS, peer pressure, teenage pregnancy, drugs, domestic violence, alcoholism, sexual abuse. In this regard, BESCOM, as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, associated with LXL Ideas to develop a Life Skills programme to address these challenges, build confidence in them & make the children aim higher in life.
Life Skills is the chapter of values, attitudes and abilities that enables a child to develop a sound moral character and competence in responding to all aspects of life. The program is specially developed to meet the overall developmental needs of the under privileged children studying in government schools. It is aimed at encouraging children to dream big and approach life with a fresh perspective. The program will be conducting in the regional language: Kannada. The program includes Life Skills Sessions, Talent Development Program, Study Skills workshop, Principal & Teachers Training work shop, Student Committee, Awareness program & Counselling Centres. Trained facilitators with a background in social work or psychology lead this highly interactive program. The program is research based and is regularly evaluated to ensure effectiveness.