Uplift Humanity India: Empowering Juveniles

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Uplift Humanity India, a New Jersey, USA-based non-profit organisation operating in India and educating juveniles and orphans in life skills and technology training under its rehabilitation program.

Author Ajay Pal Singh Chabba -, 10.14.13

Uplift Humanity India, a New Jersey, USA-based non-profit organisation operating in India and educating juveniles and orphans in life skills and technology training under its rehabilitation program. It is dedicated to reducing recidivism rates in India by empowering juveniles through cross-cultural educational initiatives and providing them a platform for transitioning back into society.

The founding motto of Uplift Humanity India is, “By teenagers, for teenagers”, i.e. there programs are designed and implemented for youth by youth.

Here, between 15-20 high school and college student volunteers are sent from the USA to programs in India and are assigned to a less fortunate fellow youth to educate and motivate them. These volunteers are accompanied by qualified advisors who are full aware of the responsibilities and procedure and also familiar with the locality so that only effective and useful information can be presented to those at juvenile facilities.

The NGO works towars a society where they can decrease the number of returning juveniles in detention centres through their rehabilitation program and also provide opportunity to current detainees once they are released. They also offer scholarships and medical assistance to the underprivileged youth in India whenever the need is identified.

Get an insight into what they do by checking out the video below and for regular updates of their activities and programs, you can follow the Uplift Humanity India’s Facebook page:

Author: Ajay Pal Singh Chabba/ RESET editorial

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