OYA is a beautiful, long-awaited idea, which is finally manifesting itself.
Our founder and director,Raheen Jummani (Clinical Psychologist/Radio Jockey/Social entrepreneur), has worked long and hard to make this dream come true.
With her dedication and passion, OYA has now arrived and is here to stay, grow, flourish and reach out to all! :)
OYA is the abbreviated form of Open Your Arms.
We work towards creating an environment that accepts one and all with open arms.
We endeavor to reach out to people and also to the society as a whole.
In Yoruba mythology, OYA means the Under-goddess of the Niger river.
It essentially means the spirit of change.
It is also the facilitator of transition.
We, at OYA truly wish to bring out the best in ourselves and others whom we come in contact with.
We are open to new ideas, people, things and to change.
We help each other to grow personally and professionally.
We are a great team of good, efficient and dedicated professionals.
We are satisfied and happy workers.
We are social entrepreneurs.
We are passionate about our work and give our hundred percent to all that we do.
We enjoy our work.
Challenges drive us to excellence.
We believe in an holistic approach which focuses on all aspects of human growth.
We plan to progress to have multiple, all encompassing and easily accessible centers working for the cause of mental well being and health. These would be open to each and every person who wishes to reach out to us.
Pallavi. U. Arur.
Executive catalyst (OYA)