Maniung Niangti and Faith Foundation: Healing Women through Healthy Relationships

Faith Foundation is led by a team of five full-time youth leaders, including the four co-founders and one volunteer. Maniung Niangti, 27 years, has done a Bachelors in Hospital Management and a Masters in Social Work from the Bosco Institute in Jorhat.  After graduating she worked as a counselor with an NGO providing substance abuse rehabilitation services and... Continue Reading →

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Changelooms’ Peer Visit: “Trust Me it Will Create Wonders”

Change Looms Learning and Leadership Journey (Changelooms) supports young people who have started and are running their own independent social initiatives. It provides skill and capacity building, mentoring support, financial support and networking opportunities. The 2013-2014 Changelooms journey has included cross-border peer visits for all participants. Cross-border engagement aims to address three   issues that... Continue Reading →

Everything (one) shall pass. Live (with) it, when it is there, and let it go, to embrace more. Life and Art: They Inspire one another. In fact, when these forms collide, it is often the highest praise of a moment well-lived or an item well-made. This is what happened for Astha, a Pravah intern turned... Continue Reading →

Visit of the German Minister of Development Cooperation at Pravah

A lot of preparation, a lot of phone calls and much hope were necessary, but then finally – it happened. The German Minister of the Development Cooperation visited the work of Pravah, displayed in the Old Delhi Night Shelter of the NGO Butterflies, and listened to the presentations of young Smilers.In November 2013 a staff woman from the... Continue Reading →

Discovering the Leader Within: Navendu [Part 1 of 2]

Navendu started Shikshalay in 2012 in Seoni – a tribal dominated area in Madhya Pradesh with poor access to higher education opportunities.  Shikshalay provides supplementary education to rural youth and creates a space to help young people stand up for their rights and realize their aspirations. As a child, Navendu had to struggle to support... Continue Reading →

Take Up Space: The Integration of Safe City Pledge and the Changelooms Journey

What happens when your personal passion becomes your life work?Meet Yamini Deenadayalan, a freelancer and youth social activist. Encounter Safe City Pledge, an initiative she helped start through Blank Noise just over a year ago. Catch a glimpse of youth development, gender, and entrepreneurship can be integrated in a most beautiful way from the voice and experience... Continue Reading →

Amreen Ahmed: Building Gender-Sensitive Behaviors among Adolescents

Amreen Ahmed (28) has enjoyed being in the Pravah community since 2008 when she first got involved as a volunteer and then joined a 6-month internship  (Youth for Development) that ended in March 2010.  The experience had been so rewarding that she returned in February 2011 as the Associate Coordinator of Pravah Jaipur Initiative (PJI).Amreen... Continue Reading →

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