The younger generation has the opportunity to propel the society into a higher stature by breaking down the barriers that cause social injustices. Yuva unstoppable is one such force which relies on the strength of its volunteers and the power of its youth to bring about a positive change in the society.
What started in 2005 with a small group of enthusiastic individuals who strongly and deeply believed in the power of youth, has today mobilized more than 1,50,000 youngsters touching the lives of over 5lac people across the country. Amongst the many initiatives that Yuva undertakes, is the Evolution program wherein it partners with philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and corporate houses to improve the basic infrastructural amenities such as drinking water, urinals, wash areas and the classrooms, of municipal schools thus improving the lives of the children, especially the daughters making them more self-reliant, encouraging them to educate themselves, learn and participate in classes and workshops in various subjects improving their skills and their self -esteem. Since the inception of this project in 2013 it has transformed over 800 extremely poor government schools across India.
We work with 70 leading institutes including Adani, HDFC Group, Kotak Bank, Torrent, Cisco, United Way, Exide, Hexaware, Dishman Pharma, Sanghi Cement, KPMG, IIM-A, Reliance, Deloitte, etc to improve the health, sanitation & education in these schools. Celebs like Mr Amitabh Bachchan, Dir Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Rang De Basanti & Bhag Milkha Bhag), Cricketers VVS Laxman, Sir Ian Botham, Virender Sehwag, Business Legends like Gautam Adani, Sudhir Mehta (Torrent), Pankaj Patel (Zydus), etc & various Chief Ministers participate & inspire in our initiatives.
Actor Ashton Kutcher’s A-Plus Media and Chicken Soup for the soul made a 4 min short film around how Yuva empowers women across India by improving toilets and educational facilities in school. It was premiered at the Yale CEO Summit 2017 in NYC with CEOs of iconic companies like Merck, Wells Fargo, Dunkin Donuts, IBM etc. Yuva unstoppable also won the coveted IBM Impact award for 2017 to improve their social media and corporate communications. Amitabh Shah, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer at Yuva was the 2015 winner of the Prince’s prize for innovative philanthropy, conferred by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco wherein Jack Ma of Alibaba Group was a semi finalist.