Posts Tagged ‘youth’

Yuvsatta, an Indicorps 2010 Fellowship partner organization, will be holding the Seventh International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2012) in Chandigarh. 7th International Youth Peace Fest (IYPF 2012) Promoting the spirit of volunteering among the next generation to bridge the barriers of race, color, religion, nationalities as well as filling the gender and economic divides by [...]

28.01.2012

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By Preethi Sundaram “Let’s give the villagers soup – we’ll start a soup kitchen.” “I’m going to bring sprouts to the school today – they kids can eat it and be healthy.” Great ideas- except one thing. Nobody understands what you’re talking about. International development, grassroots field work, poverty alleviation are all very trendy words [...]

Dear Changemakers, Pour in equal measures community immersion, grassroots development, courage, and compassion. Indicorps offers Fellowships for passionate individuals of Indian origin to implement sustainable development projects with community-based organizations across India, to live simply and to embody what it means to “BE THE CHANGE.” Compact it into a year. From Gujarat to Bihar, and [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 LEADERSHIP BUILDING FOR YOUTH KHAN MARKET, NEW DELHI Amrit Dhir, August 2008 Fellow Manzil Background and Project Vision In operation for over a decade, Manzil has developed organically into a center for youth from local low-income backgrounds to improve their critical thinking skills, broaden their educational exposure, and [...]

Sept 15, 2008 – Mar 15, 2009 Volunteer Ahmedabad Ahmedabad, Gujarat Siddharth Bansal, August 2008 Fellow Volunteer Ahmedabad Project Description & History Pilot a citywide volunteer mobilization effort: motivate high school students, housewives, families, corporate employees, and senior citizen groups to take personal responsibility and drive change in their city. Before I set down anything, [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 ENCOURAGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP BAGAR, RAJASTHAN Pulkit Agrawal, August 2008 Fellow Grassroots Development Laboratory Background and Project Vision Grassroots Development Laboratory (GDL) was started in 2006 by 3 Indicorps fellows as an initiative to provide the opportunity for young people to creatively tackle some of the most pressing developmental challenges [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 EMPOWERING MIGRANT YOUTH AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT Pulin Thakkar, August 2008 Fellow Aajeevika Bureau Background and Project Vision There is a huge flow of migration from South Rajasthan and other states to Ahmedabad, of which a significant percentage are youth.  These youth face a variety of issues within the city [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 IMPROVING LIFE SKILLS AND LIVELIHOODS OF RURAL YOUTH BHAL REGION (DHANDHUKA, BHAVNAGAR, & DHOLKA BLOCKS) OF GUJARAT Neha Mistry, August 2008 Fellow Mahiti Rural Development Centre Background and Project Vision I am currently working with Mahiti on improving the life skills and livelihoods of the rural youth in [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 VOLUNTEER AHMEDABAD AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT Julie Mehta, August  2008 Fellow Volunteer Ahmedabad Background Indicorps seeks to inspire Indians from around the world – abroad and local – to give their time in service of the country. As a part of Indicorps’ commitment to engaging Indians to contribute to the [...]

SEPT 15, 2008 – MAR 15, 2009 MENTORING YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS PABAL, MAHARASHTRA Chetan Shenoy, August 2008 Fellow Vigyan Ashram Background and Project Vision For the past two decades, Vigyan Ashram (VA) has provided non-formal, vocation-based education to rural youth at its residential educational facility outside Pabal village in Maharashtra. VA’s flagship program is its one [...]

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