Enduring Commitment to Social Transformation
Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA), founded in the year 1984, is a non-governmental organization working with the most vulnerable sections of the urban poor in Maharashtra and at the national level. YUVA‚Äôs activities have focused on enabling the urban poor to achieve their social and economic entitlements including housing, basic amenities, livelihood, social security, education, protection from violence and participation in governance and decision making.
Convergence of Agriculture Interventions in Maharashtra ‚Äì Akola and Wardha
- Increasing household income level of the most affected communities
- Empowering these communities to mitigate climate and market risks
- South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP)
- YUVA has been working since 1998 on issues related to transparent and participatory governance surrounding water and environment, monitoring India‚Äôs water sector and bridging the gap between civil society, research organisations, communities and the administration.
(b)Social impact: Empowerment of and Advocacy for the Urban Poor
Work with Homeless in Mumbai
Setting up Anti Eviction helpline
Empowerment of and Advocacy with Informal Sector Workers
Advocacy, Implementation and monitoring of Right to Food
Advocacy, Implementation and monitoring of Street Vendors Act and working with Street Vendors across the Country
(c)Economic impact: Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Livelihood Training Centre:Ambujwadi
Setting up of Youth Force : to skill youth for livelihood opportunities apart from sensitising them on various issues
Convergence of Agriculture Interventions in Maharashtra ‚Äì Akola and Wardha: Helped in increase in income of the farmers through sustainable agriculture activities.
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