Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship

by Commutiny - The Youth Collective Vetted since 2019
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship
Be a Jagrik- Active and Responsible Citizenship

Summary

A Jagrik or Jagruk Nagrik in Hindi means aware citizen. The project motivates young people or Jagriks to own up the Constitution of India and the SDGs through a board game. The game enables young people between 14 to 30 years across India translate civic education to reflact (reflect +act) journeys and experience real life concerns (social, political and ecological) that cannot be taught in classrooms nor acquired as a gift. It has to be experienced on the streets in daily life.

$15,000
total goal
$11,001
remaining
52
donors
0
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2
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Challenge

In a diverse country like India, inequality is one of biggest issue . To bind us all into one common story, one that connects us, irrespective of differences is The Constitution of India and Sustainable Develooment Goals.To bridge inequalities our constitution (Samvidhan in Hindi) needs to come alive in the streets. For our youth, to understand the Constitution and the SDGs, it needs to be lived by making the world a classroom. They need to learn their rights and duties from experience.

Solution

We will create Jagriks (awakened and aware in Hindi) across the country. The initiative this year will walk young people (Jagrik) across 14 states to engage with the common story of the Indian Constitution and SDGs through a board game - Be a Jagrik - Samvidhan LiveLive the SDGs!Through this game played in pairs, Jagriks participate in real social action tasks combining the SDGs and the constitution over a period of 4 weeks. Every week they reflect on their learning through group meetings.

Long-Term Impact

A vibrant citizenry of 156000 engaged, responsible, aware adolescents and youth who understand real life challenges within the constitutional framework and be conscious of the sustainability paradoxes the world faces. Bringing the Indian Constitution and the achievement of SGDs out of the class room and into the streets and getting young people to make the world their classroom. Creating a learning and sharing opportunity for young people to engage with the common story of fraternity.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.commutiny.in
Testimonials - Last year's initiative (Delhi)
Testimonials - Last year's initiative - Kolkata

Organization Information

Commutiny - The Youth Collective

Location: New Delhi - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @YouthCommutiny
Project Leader:
Ashraf Patel
New Delhi, New Delhi India
$3,999 raised of $15,000 goal
 
52 donations
$11,001 to go
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$10
(USD)
One community action task by a Jagrik pair. The game is played in pairs and each pair through four weeks performs 8 action tasks - 4 self tasks and 4 community tasks.
$25
(USD)
Providing a Be a Jagrik game box and task cards to a Jagrik pair. The box contains a game board, dice, task cards, instruction manual and a orientation guide on the Constitution and SDGs.
$35
(USD)
Jagrik journey of 4 weeks for one young person which includes 2 day training of one Jagrik on the Indian constitution, performing 4 action tasks over 4 weeks and a certificate of recognition
$50
(USD)
Jagrik journey of 4 weeks for two young person which includes 2 day training of on the Indian constitution, performing 4 action tasks over 4 weeks and a certificate of recognition
$85
(USD)
Conducting a partner level sharing and engagement meeting for the adolescents playing the game and going through the journey called a Jagrik Jamghats
$150
(USD)
10 Jagriks (young people) reaching out to 10 more adolescents through a community engagement event to spread awareness on the Indian Constitution
$200
(USD)
Travel for 2 Jagriks to Delhi for a National Culmination event which recognized and felicitated the efforts of the top 44 Jagriks from different parts of the country
$250
(USD)
Two day orientation workshop on the game and journey at the partner location to provide a springboard from where the Jagriks will be introduced to the Indian Constitution and kick off their journey.
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