YDF has been igniting the young minds since last seven years. To empower young people by imparting required skills & exposures and also provide them an opportunities to achieve their fullest potential. To create an environment where young people are involved, valued, respected and listened to. We want them to be agents of positive social change and the torchbearers for a better tomorrow.
Gram Vikas Felloship
Initiative :

Education Support Initiative

YDF has taken up a massive education support initiative in partnership with Educate to Empower and various corporate houses.YDF has been supporting grass root educational initiatives to strengthen the critical need of quality education. These can be organising a training programme for the teachers, providing school kits to children, providing a wheel chair to a differently able child or providing volunteering opportunity to be a reader for a blind student.
Be a part of the initiative and show your solidarity for such cause.

Partnership

We have partnered with various educational institutions and resource organisations for different educational initiatives-
  Mighty Club, Balasore
  Educate to Empower, Bhubaneswar
  UDAYA, Bhubaneswar
  Smt. Durga Devi Smruti Seva   Samiti, Chattisgarh
  Falcon Movement Association, Pune
  Bakul Foundation, Bhubaneswar
  Goonj, New Delhi
  Nahapar Jati and Upajati   Women's organization, West Bengal
  CAFE, Nagpur
  Touching Lives, Mumbai
  Catalyst for Social Action, Pune

Our Supporters

We have been banking upon individual donors who become part of our initiative. They come from diverse backgrounds. In the past, we have received support from employees from Infosys, Wipro, NALCO, Sun Microsystem, Bandhan Microfinance and students from various universities.

How do we work together

If you are an ethical corporate house:
We can share our expertise to design CSR plan in the field of education.
You can Adopt a rural school for a year ( We can provide profile based upon initial contact.
We can initiate employee volunteering for your company
We can provide Responsible, Ecotourism to get an exposure to rural education.

Our Approach

INFORM (Aware)...EMPOWER...INVOLVE
  To INFORM young people about the issues and concerns those affect their everyday living.
  To EMPOWER young people by imparting required skills and exposures and also provide them opportunities to develop to achieve their fullest potential.
  To INVOLVE young people in all the stages of their own personal development and that of their communities.

Our Prioritized Working Issues/Areas

Supporting emerging social movements on social equity, livelihood and youth issues.
  Life Skills Development
  Young in Education, Health and Governance
  Environment and Sustainable Development
  Employment and   Entrepreneurship Development
  Peace and Human Rights
  Voluntarism
  Humanitarian Service
  Network with Youth   Organizations
  Youth and Agriculture
  Research and Development

Core Thematic Areas

  Youth and Development
  Sustainable Livelihood
  Entrepreneurship
  Good Governance
  Policy and Advocacy on Rights and Issues related to child and youth
  Action research on child and youth related issues
  Capacity building of Civil Society Organisations