Youth

Driven by the spirit of youth volunteerism, our youth programs provide a platform to young people across diversities of sexuality,caste,class,religion,region,disability,language and nationality in the age group of 18-25 years, to develop their leadership capacities while working on issues they are passionate about, and in the process, becoming stakeholders, leaders and active citizens.

Our Voyages

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Adolescents

Adolescents

With adolescents in and out of school, we focus on developing core life competencies such as deep–self-awareness, relationship building, learnability, critical thinking, taking responsibility, empathy, problem-solving, decision-making and creative thinking,…

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Youth

Youth

We enable college students and other young people to become stakeholders, leaders and active citizens by facilitating their journey from self to society. The journey includes skill building workshops, discussions…

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Early Stage Social Entrepreneurs

Early Stage Social Entrepreneurs

Changelooms is a learning and leadership journey for supporting early stage social entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs work on a wide range of issues such as Peace and Conflict, Gender, Youth, Exclusion,…

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capacityBuilding

Capacity Building and Co-programming with organisations, professionals, educators, employers

Capacity Building and Co-programming with organisations, professionals, educators, employers

The Streaming function strengthens organisational and programmatic capacities of youth centric organisations. Learning Voyages - builds capacities of youth focussed organisations, community workers, teachers, educators through comprehensive learning journeys and…

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Public Engagement and Policy

Public Engagement and Policy

Over the last 26 years, we have been part of significant milestones of amplifying youth voices and concerns by collaborating with diverse stakeholders like government agencies, UN systems, international organisations,…

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Our Programmes

SMILE

Student Mobilisation Initiative for Learning through Exposure

The SMILE programme takes participants on a learning and leadership journey to understand themselves, develop their skills, engage with social issues and discover their potential as change makers. Through this journey, the young people are encouraged to think, not only of themselves but also of the communities around them, and grow up into socially aware, responsible and active citizens. As a part of this journey, the youth participates in workshops on social issues, deep self-awareness, conflict resolution and team building. The programme also offers rural internships with NGOs, Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and social movements across the country. Through fellowship opportunities, the youth are encouraged and mentored to initiate social change initiatives through theatre, music, films, action research clubs and campaigning. Many youth led campaigns and projects also get incubated as long term social change initiatives in different forms either with personal engagement of the young activists in their professional spheres in every sector, or with the formulation of new organisations, or new programs within established systems. The programme also celebrates the spirit of young people and make their voices heard through youth festivals are also completely led by young people. The ‘hour-glass’ elaborates on our approach and methodology of these programmes. Even though it represents a flow chart of the process, a young person can choose to join in at any point according to what interests them. Currently the programme is operational in New Delhi and Jaipur (through Pravah Jaipur Initiative), and with SMILE partners ; and Streaming partners across India.

To know more about our youth programmes Write to Astha.agarwal@pravah.org for New Delhi and Ashutosh.nandwana@pravah.org for Jaipur

Pravah's international volunteering and exchange work started in the year 2000. Since then we have collaborated with many organisations such as Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) International, Oxfam, Misereor, Australian Volunteers International, University of Melbourne, Macquarie University, American India Fellowship to facilitate such exchanges.

To know more about our international and youth exchange programmes write in to Neeru.malhotra@pravah.org