About the Organization:-
Varitra, set up in Jan, 2017, works on education, youth empowerment, women empowerment and environment. It aims to transform government schools through the support of SHG’s. They form youth groups to promote youth leadership, sports and counselling activities. Varitra works in partnership with various organizations while also facilitating the capacities for self-driven development initiatives in communities.
Objectives of the Organization:-
- To evolve capacities for self-driven development initiatives in communities
- To ensure equitable access to education for all the children and enhance their capacities to make use of education in a more significant manner
- To empower the people to understand and practise their rights and findings out solutions to problems in order achieve the same
ABOUT THE ANCHOR
Baljeet Yadu Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Baljeet did his bachelors of Science in Chemistry and Masters in Globalization & Labour studies from TISS. He belongs to an agrarian family and had a first-hand experience of challenges faced by children in rural areas. He is therefore committed to work on the improvement of the quality of Government school education. His experience of working in the development sector has encouraged him to work consistently on quality education with Varitra.
ABOUT THE CO-ANCHOR
Ayeshna Kalyan Email ID: email@example.com
Ayeshna did her bachelor’s in Mass Communication and masters in Communication for Development from Mumbai University. She volunteered with organizations like Naz Foundation and Kshitij. She also worked with National CSR Hub, TISS. She was born into a rural setup and when she was encouraged to reflect and question her privileges. She realized that the quality of the education system is not up to mark. Through her initiative, she wants to work on improving the quality of education.