Scholarships to ensure continuation in Higher Education

Scholarships are most commonly given on the basis of merit; however, exam percentage is often based on socio-economic status which is not possible for youth in communities who actually need financial support.Youth from vulnerable and marginalised communities not only need financial support but also moral support which can be provided by even a small scholarship … Continue reading Scholarships to ensure continuation in Higher Education

What inspires a grassroot woman leader? – Interview of Deepa by RiseUp

Proud to share Founder Director Deepa Pawar's interview by Rise Up for Girls highlighting what motivates her to work for gender justice in higher education and economic empowerment of girls and young women in India: https://riseuptogether.org/meet-collective-impact-partnership-leader-deepa-pawar/ She is one of the 20 women leaders in the Rise Up Collective Impact Partnership - who are working … Continue reading What inspires a grassroot woman leader? – Interview of Deepa by RiseUp

Inter State Collaboration – Training with DPOs of Rajasthan state

Founder Deepa Pawar was invited as a trainer for a two-day residential training on 23rd & 24th July 2019 on 'Strengthening Community Based Institution by Empowering Women with Disabilities with Special Focus on SDG, UNCRPD & RPWDA'. This was primarily on Gender and Rights including including Mental Health rights with 40 disability rights activists (themselves … Continue reading Inter State Collaboration – Training with DPOs of Rajasthan state

Mental Health Justice & Empowerment in Higher Education

"I was utterly alone, guilty, confused, angry, dejected.. when I could not continue into college even after standing second in my school in class 12. For want of a few thousand rupees. No one could understand my humiliation then - not friends, not teachers. My family was struggling for basic needs in which a college … Continue reading Mental Health Justice & Empowerment in Higher Education

‘Goal-Path’ planning workshop with Raahi

On the 22nd of June, Members of Raahi Youth Network got together for a session on creating their goals, in order to achieve their dreams of the future.The session led by Deepa Pawar was very intensive, positively pushing the youth to explore their capacities to achieve their objectives. It was very encouraging to see how many of the youth's … Continue reading ‘Goal-Path’ planning workshop with Raahi

“Express to Access” Girls’ Cricket Championship

On the 1st of June, for the first time not just in Kolegaon but the entire surrounding region of 27 villages - there was an all-girls' cricket match! The match was between Kolegoan's first girl's cricket team and Bamanwada's first girl's cricket team - breaking the myth that girls don't play cricket at the community … Continue reading “Express to Access” Girls’ Cricket Championship

हमारे साथ काम करें

क्या आप युवा-युवती के नेतृत्व से सामाजिक बदलाव की प्रक्रिया का हिस्सा बनना चाहते हो? क्या आप खुद को ऐसे नेतृत्व में देखते हो जिसे समता, लोकशाही और न्याय का जज़्बा हो? हम विले पार्ले (पू.) और डोम्बिवली (पू.) में हमारे कार्यक्षेत्र में एक फुल टाइम 'कम्युनिटी ऑर्गनाइज़र' को नियुक्त करना चाहते हैं | यह … Continue reading हमारे साथ काम करें