Young Changemakers in India represent a growing movement of young people who are changing the lives and communities around them for the better due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
LeadYoung - Why Waste? Learning to See the Glass as Half Full
“The best ideas come from people like us, people of our age,” says Garvita, “We have fresh, growing and innovating minds."
Disha: Championing women’s financial liberation and security in India
Disha’s team equips women of all ages with the mindset and skillset to achieve financial independence, challenging the gendered nature of savings and investing.
Chandani: How stray dogs inspired an empathy movement
Chandani challenged the status quo in her community to transform the relationship between people and animals.
Wonders from Waste: Akash's Journey to Changemaking
Recognizing the opportunity to reuse waste, Akash launched Energinee Innovations to redirect pollution into upcycled products.
The Happiness Project: Apoorvi's Changemaker Journey
Inspired by her sister’s struggle with mental health, Apoorvi is on a mission to normalize student wellbeing in government schools across India.
Leading agricultural innovation in Odisha: Naisargik's Changemaker Journey
With his changemaking power, Naisargik is determined to counteract environmental pollution and curb the risk of cancer with agricultural innovation and community outreach.
Anugreh: Designing assistive technologies in New Delhi
By developing assistive technology for differently-abled populations, Anugreh is embarking on a lifelong journey as a changemaker.
Anshul Tewari Created India’s Largest Youth Media Platform at Age 17
Anshul Tewari was dismayed that cultural taboos are producing “a culture of silence that is pushing an entire generation away from changemaking.”
#LeadYoung - Jeroo Billimoria: Un mouvement mondial, qui commença par un geste à l’adolescence
Jeroo, une entrepreneure sociale connue pour être à l'origine d'immenses coalitions mondiales, a fait ses débuts à Bombay, en travaillant avec les enfants des rues. Elle leur donnait sonnuméro de téléphone, en cas d'urgence. Il se mit bientôt à sonner toutes les nuits. De cette bienveillance, et...
A Teenager is Involving Young Girls and Boys to Fight the Menstrual Taboos
Using boiled leaves, ashes, dirty clothes and much more during menstruation caused some irreversible damage to young girls’ bodies. When a 19-year-old Ashoka Young Changemaker Sanjana D heard these stories of pain and shame, she decided to change that. Here is how she has helped over 5,000 young...
A peer community helped Ajay find his power as a changemaker in his teens
Ajay and his peers harness the power of technology and their own creativity to revolutionize farming in India.