My Pravah Experience!

When I look back at my first day at Pravah it was kind of boring…. I was shy and nervous and reluctant at mixing with the people in the office. But as the day progressed I was pushed out of my comfort zone and began to settle in.Lesson # 1: Survival of the nimblestThen came... Continue Reading →


Investing in Young Social Change Leaders

June 14, 2013 marked a significant day in the lives of 22 young change leaders from across the country as they completed the Change Looms Learning and Leadership journey. Pravah and CYC’s Change Looms Learning and Leadership Journey is a program that supports young people who have started their own social initiatives. During the course... Continue Reading →

The Ubuntu Experience

'I Am Because You Are Because We Are'  …the spirit of Ubuntu as shared by Archbishop Desmund Tutu in South Africa sheds light on the essence of being human. It speaks of our interconnectedness. We think of ourselves far too frequently as individuals, separated from one another, whereas we are connected - what we do... Continue Reading →


The third episode in this series of first-hand accounts from the alumni of PRAVAH’s SMILE In-turn-ship[1] program showcases the times of Amrita Bose spent as being a part of the Narmada Bachao Andolan[2]. In the summer of 2000, Amrita, along with friend and college-mate, Nupur set out to bend the rules at home, kicking up... Continue Reading →

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