“Earlier, I used to wonder what my future would be. Now I have no fears.”

Archana, like thousands of youth in India, was searching for a smooth transition from high […]


It is one’s ability, not disability, that defines any individual.

Born with speech and hearing disability, 24-year- old Rahul’s tenacity and determination shone through, once […]


A Covid-19 warrior protecting her village through awareness and surveillance around the clock

Taramuni has been a community health worker since 2006. Trained under AIF’s MANSI program in […]


“I feel more confident to carry out the tasks on my own”

Like millions of migrant workers in India, Rupaben Rathod’s parents never had a chance at […]


“I am now interested in things that people think only boys love doing”

Pallavi’s parents hail from a remote village of Satara in Maharashtra. For generations, they have […]


Scrap Collector’s Daughter, Thireya Devi, Wins Award At A Robotics Competition

Meet Thireya Devi, a Grade 9 student of Thiru Vi Ka Corporation Higher Secondary School, […]


How the Covid-19 Lockdown Transformed 15-Year-Old Doctaren Khadia as the Head of the Household

The countrywide lockdown and a sudden decision to close schools in March 2020 brought about […]


The AIF Clinton Fellowship Gave Me Exposure To Grassroots Aspects Of Policies…

Connor Justin Staggs is one of twenty youth who secured a place in the 2018-19 […]


With These Skills, We Can Earn An Income Wherever We Go

Babita Rana from Hadiyana village in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand dreamed of a college […]


This Job Gives Me Dignity And Independence

23 year-old Madan Kumar, born deaf, attended a mainstream school till Grade 10. Raised by […]

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