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

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

Founder Deepa Pawar is one of 26 Goalkeepers – representing India globally to achieve SDGs

Deepa Pawar has been selected as one of 26 young #Goalkeepers #YouthActionAccerlerators from around the world! She is representing India on this platform for attaining #SustainableDevelopmentGoals with two other young changemakers. Her selection was on the basis of her project for making #HigherEducationSafe in terms of #MentalHealth of students: https://civicus.org/…/innovate/actionaccelerator/deepa-pawar. Mental Health, especially of youth, and even more so … Continue reading Founder Deepa Pawar is one of 26 Goalkeepers – representing India globally to achieve SDGs

Deepa Pawar wins State Award

Our Founder-Director Deepa Pawar has been presented with the Avantika State Award 2019 for her over 18 years of work with grassroot communities, youth, women as well as govt stakeholders in Sexual & Reproductive Rights, Mental Health, Socio-political leadership, Youth Leadership, Community Development, Right to food, Right to sanitation and Strengthening Democracy- all from the … Continue reading Deepa Pawar wins State Award

Adivasi families in Kolegaon get Ration Cards

Over last few months, through our counselling centre at Kolegaon, youth and community leaders have been following up with the Ration office in Dombivali to procure Ration Cards for the village's Adivasi Pada. Unbelievably, our adivasi friends, who are literally some of the oldest residents of the village, do not yet have ration cards or … Continue reading Adivasi families in Kolegaon get Ration Cards

Deepa At University of California Berkeley – Grand Prize Winner of the Tell Her Story Award

  I was never a part of the social change sector for only my individual development. The community that I belong to, called Gadiya Lohar, is a nomadic tribe of India. Women and girls here have a precarious existence. Food, education and health - are all scarce, in fact this tribe is still searching for … Continue reading Deepa At University of California Berkeley – Grand Prize Winner of the Tell Her Story Award

Let us ensure Education for All!

Education for all is perhaps a cause that everyone believes in and supports - it is a noble cause, non-controversial and is one of the best known child rights. Despite this, affordable and quality education remains out of reach of hundreds of thousands of students in India. According to the Annual Survey of Education Report … Continue reading Let us ensure Education for All!

Announcing the Anubhuti Internship Program 2018!

Like the name suggests, this Internship Program is a unique opportunity to engage in social change work that is rooted in experience, empathy and solidarity. Anubhuti has been formed in 2016 by a young woman activist, who then had 16 years' experience of grounded, grassroot as well as state and national-level work with youth, girls, … Continue reading Announcing the Anubhuti Internship Program 2018!