Ananya Saha

Age: 26
Home Town: Bolpur, West Bengal
Education: Masters and Bachelors in Social Work (Visva-Bharati University)
Specific Field Interests: Education, Public Health, Food and Nutrition Security, Gender and Research
Placement: Quest Alliance, Samastipur, Bihar
Area of Focus: Education

Highlights: Ananya strongly believes in story-telling and capacity of an individual to share their own story to create change. Through her fellowship with Quest Alliance in Samastipur, Bihar she is trying to capture the stories of change and creating platform to share the same. William J. Clinton Fellowship has provided her an opportunity to explore her creative ideas and skills. She is proud to pursue her fellowship with Quest Alliance. She has completed her post-graduation in Masters of Social Work from Visva-Bharati, India. She flagged her professional career with Pratham, focusing on the education of children of Tea Tribes in North-eastern India. Moving towards central India she has worked in Ekjut with Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (formerly known as Primitive Tribal Groups) of Jharkhand state, for ensuring their nutrition and food security. She is a selected change maker of Change.org campaigning for Universalization of Maternity Entitlement for all women. She enjoys singing and music, especially playing guitar.

Posts by Ananya

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“Kabad se Jugad” Creating the Best out of Waste: Children Innovating on Waste Management

“Miss, can we do something out of this?” asked Sweety of grade VIII, showing a […]

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“For the Children, by the Children and of the Children:” Students Understanding Democracy

Ananya’s Fellowship is made possible by the Rural India Supporting Trust.  It is in the […]

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Through the Lens of 18-55 mm: Power and Passion of Storytelling

Ananya’s Fellowship is made possible by the Rural India Supporting Trust.  I remember the storytelling […]

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“Aaj ka Chanda aur Suraj kaun kaun hain?” Students Creating Awareness about Hygiene

Ananya’s Fellowship is made possible by the Rural India Supporting Trust.  Who are today’s “the […]

Photo Coursey: Sunil Kumar, Quest Alliance
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Finding ‘Masti’ in Sa‘Masti’pur: A Tale of Joy

Ananya’s Fellowship is made possible by the Rural India Supporting Trust. ‘Masti’ means joy! The […]

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