ART, MUSIC AND FILM
Nirupa Umapathy, Sybil Ngai
SALONS FOR LIFE
Come as you are. To be seen and heard is a fundamental birth right. In a world polarized by competing agendas and information overload, we have to intentionally and respectfully create spaces where we can unapologetically be ourselves in our diversity and multiplicity, collectively in our similarities and differences.
Sadhvi Siddhali Sree, Sadhvi Anubuthi
Surviving Sex Trafficking examines the ongoing struggles of those survivors as they desperately fight to break free of their past, heal their bodies and minds, reconnect with a world of hope, and reclaim their lost humanity.
Jain monk Sadhvi Siddhali Shree, the filmmaker behind the award-winning documentary Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Traffic, uncovers the depth of pain felt by survivors as well as if and how they can truly recover.
Girija Hariharan is a muralist and artist based out of Bangalore. Girija's works interweave feminism with mythology, in the form of large artworks on canvases and murals, subtly highlighting social issues, hoping for the audience to introspect their conditioning through visual metaphorical triggers.
@2flatbrush is a total force of nature. Go and follow her work to see some absolutely amazing Murals!
Naren, Swathi, Kapil
INDIGINEOUS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
890 Undocumented migrants from Chhattisgarh find shelter in the forests of Khammam in an effort to escape the cross fire of naxals and police on the border of Chhattisgarh.
As impatient optimists to tackle the malnutrition crisis in the tribal hamlets in question, Indigenous Development Organization has taken lead in the past couple of years to effect change and protect the women and children.
ART AND MUSIC THERAPY
Sheetal is trying to address the larger problem of gender discrimination at home and schools that is riddled with patriarchy and mix that up with poverty where the girls dont have a chance to voice their opinion.
Sheetal uses Art Based Therapeutic practices to heal, educate and engage the girl child populations from the slums to find their voices and expression and she brings her experiences with Gender Lab and BAPU School in Pune to effectively carve out a strategy infused Adolescent Empowerment Program.
HAPPINESS WITH ZUMBA
Taniya is a certified Zumba instructor. She has been teaching Zumba to children in orphanages for more than 3 years now.
She believes Zumba and dance are a healthy method of expression for children living in difficult circumstances, helps them heal, find a passion. Since Zumba is fun, it is an engaging tool for children.
Taniya has taught Zumba to more than 3000 children in India, Nepal and Kenya.
BRACELETS FOR BIKES
Bracelets for Bikes sells bracelets designed and made by students. The proceeds are used to purchase bicycles for families in Malawi, Kenya, and India.
Many families in developing countries are stuck in a cycle of extreme poverty. A bicycle can be the simple yet empowering tool that rewrites the story of families all over the world. Our goal is to provide help to as many families as we can to change their lives.
THINK KIDS YUVA
Think Kids Yuva is a passionate and committed student-run non-governmental organization that is dedicated to raising awareness and taking action on various societal issues by empowering youth. Our projects and initiatives are focused on creating opportunities for young people to get involved and make a difference.
Through our programs and events, we aim to provide a platform for youth to voice their opinions and concerns, and to encourage them to take action towards creating a better future.
BE THE CHANGE - HYDERABAD
She Inspires Awards to celebrate the beauty, courage and resilience among women on International Womens Day .
"MY PERIOD MY PRIDE" Campaign aims to create the awareness and importance of period pride that stretches far beyond just talking openly about menstrual cycles. We also raise awareness of menstrual health, emphasize the need for access to education and resources on menstruation, and encourage people, especially young girls, to embrace their bodies without shame or embarrassment.
CARE AND LOVE VIZAG
To enrich the lives of people with Intellectual Disabilities and hearing impairment in order to enhance human dignity, human respect, human values, quality of life and possibilities creation for independent living through income generation. To be part of a world without barriers, where everyone has the opportunity to make the choices. Care & Love will be seen as a model center for independent living, responsive to the ever changing needs of our communities and of people with disabilities
WALKFREE KIDS UGANDA
At Walkfree, we aim towards empowering street and slum children through Music, Dance and Drama. We hope to transform the lives of these children through offering a Shelter, Performing Arts Education, Education, and Wellness. An art-based education teaches students that there are multiple approaches to solving problems. Art is our way of keeping our dreams and hopes alive.
CHARACTER FIRST INITIATIVE, UGANDA
Character first initiative Uganda is a youth founded and led initiative established to carry out activities that improve the livelihoods of communities and ensuring aggregate sustainability.
Our focus is empowering communities through various programs and activities for socio-economic transformation for a better life in accordance with the UN 2016 Sustainable Development Goals.
Christine Garde Denning
COULD YOU CUPS
CouldYou? was formed in 2008 and since its inception, it has established itself as a respected non-profit organization.
We are committed to creating holistic solutions, building a better world for future generations, and doing business with integrity. We believe it is an honor to be part of shaping the future of the continent, and we treat this opportunity with the respect and moral obligation that it deserves.