Education
 India
Project #1970

Youth Venture India

by Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

Summary

Youth Venture is a global movement that inspires, invests, and supports young people to lead social change.
$2,878
total raised
29
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

A staggering 51 percent of India's population of 1.1 billion people are under 25 and two-thirds under 35. It is important to create opportunities and platforms for these young people to realize their potential to create change. Young people are our most powerful engine for social impact and we have the responsibility to ensure that they are equipped with the knowledge, skills and exposure to innovatively tackle the most pressing social issues.

Solution

Ashoka's Youth Venture helps young people define their social change idea and create an action plan for it through workshops and capacity building. The ideas are presented to other social Changemakers and teams receive funding to launch their idea.

Long-Term Impact

The progress of a country depends on the number of Changemakers thrown up by the system. Youth Venture wants to drastically increase the number of young people who live the experience of being a Changemaker.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.youthventureindia.net
Video of Youth Venture India in Bombay
Video of Rajesh' venture
Video of Shankar's venture
Video of Kavita's venture

Organization Information

Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

Location: Arlington, VA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.ashoka.org
Project Leader:
Vipin T.
Program Intrepreneur
Mumbai, Maharashtra India

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