Members of the Yi Delegation to G20 YEA Summit
Yi Delegation meeting with H E. Mr Sanjeev Ranjan, Indian Ambassador to Argentina, 19th September 2018, Buenos Aires.
Yi Mizoram Chapter Launch
Yi Puducherry Chapter Launch
Second Governing Council Meet at Yi Jaipur
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - Project Masoom Session in Ampad - Animated Film Screening on Child Sexual Abuse and Sensitization - Yi Vadodara
Yi Vadodara under the vertical Project Masoom in association with Seal for Life India Pvt. Ltd. organized an awareness session at Indira Nagar Koyli school for grade 1-6 in Vadodara.
The objective of the session was to spread awareness on Good Touch & Bad Touch by conducting workshops with children between the age group of 6-12 years.
Yi Vadodara also plans to conduct sessions with primary school teachers to teach about the various forms of abuse: physical, verbal or visual.
Yi Vadodara also distributed Good Touch & Bad Touch fridge Magnets & stickers supported by Seal for Life India Pvt. Ltd.
Total Impact: 253 children covering 3 sessions
Yi Bhopal: Awareness session on menstrual hygiene and sanitary napkin distribution drive
Yi Bhopal Chapter member, Shradha Suhane, and Project Sabla's chair, Richa Sharma,
organised an awareness session on menstrual hygiene in the slums near
Dana Pani Road, Arera Colony. Women and girls of in and around the slums
participated. Various aspects of a menstrual cycle were talked about
and the resident ladies were educated on the importance of sanitary
napkins. Yi members talked about the need to use sanitary napkins and
the importance of its correct use and disposal.
They also highlighted its importance to ensure a healthy body during
and after a menstrual cycle. The older women were urged to encourage the
younger ones to use sanitary napkins to keep themselves clean and
hygienic at all times.
Yi members also clarified doubts and queries and asked the residents to bust all myths and remove "social evils" that surround a woman's menstrual cycle.
The session came to an end with a sanitary napkin distribution drive where over 65 packets were given away free-of-cost to the attendees.
The initiative of the Yi Team was appreciated by the women of the slums.
Yi Bhopal Project Sabla's visit to Central Jail, Bhopal
On the 17th of December 2018, Richa Sharma, Chair - Project Sabla, Yi Bhopal Chapter visited the Central Jail, Bhopal to conduct an awareness session for the women prisoners. The aim was to educate the inmates on the need to use sanitary napkins and why they play an important role in a woman's life. She also talked about the myths surrounding menstruation and cleared the queries and doubts of the prisoners. The session was attended by 70 inmates. As promised by Team Yi Bhopal, the session came to an end with a winter clothes donation drive for the children residing in the Jail with their mothers. The young ones were happy to receive their clothes while their mothers thanked Richa and the entire Yi Team for the support.
Chapter Meet for the month of December with Mrs Smitha Shetty.- Yi Goa
Yi Bhopal reaches out to children on child sexual abuse prevention
Sonali Tiwari, Chair- Project Masoom, Yi Bhopal Chapter, along with members of the Chapter conducted 17 back-to-back awareness sessions on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention at BHEL Vikram Higher Secondary School on the 10th of December 2018. The aim was to educate the young minds on 'safe and unsafe touch' and how to deal with sexual abuse. They were also told who the safe people are in their lives whom they can approach in case they need help.
Overall, the sessions helped touch 950 plus lives directly and many more indirectly. It was a successful endeavor and the efforts of the Chapter were appreciated by the school team, students and management.
Project Masoom has more sessions lined up for the coming months with the focus on helping as many children as possible and ensuring child sexual abuse prevention.
Saturday, 8 December 2018 - Project Masoom Session with School Teachers & Animated Film Screening on Child Sexual Abuse and Sensitization - Yi Vadodara
Yi Vadodara under the vertical Project Masoom in association with Seal for Life India Pvt. Ltd. organized a training & awareness session with school teachers from Karjan district.
The objective of the session was to train teachers who shall further spread awareness on Good Touch & Bad Touch by conducting workshops with children between the age group of 6-12 years in Karjan district.
Yi Vadodara Project Masoom vertical shall also provide further training as required by the schools from Karjan district.
Total Impact: 50 teachers from 25 school
Yi Mumbai organized a Negotiations Workshop at Flames University, Pune.
Yi Mumbai organized a Negotiations Workshop along with Yi Pune at Flames University, Pune.
A negotiations session was conducted by Dr Dishan Kamdar, former Deputy Dean - Academic Programs at ISB. The session included practical case studies. Yi Mumbai Chapter members, Yi Pune Chapter members and Yuva students attended the session.
Sanitary pads distribution at Central Jail, Bhopal
Richa Sharma, Chair-Project Sabla, Yi Bhopal Chapter, visited the Central Jail where she presented 250 sanitary napkins to the women prisoners. The same was accepted by Dr Sharma. She also interacted with the jail staff and took a round of the premises and understood the needs of the inmates. Currently there are 10 children who stay with their mothers inside the jail and to ensure their comfort during the winters, Yi Bhopal is initiating a donation drive to collect clothes for these children who are aged under 5 years old. The Project will also conduct awareness sessions on hygiene and a few activities for the children in the coming months.
Yi Bhopal: Riding for a cause
One cause, 10,000 kms. Pramod Laxam Mahajan is no ordinary person. A 67-year-old with a passion for riding, his aim is to travel 10,000 km on a bike for one cause — to spread awareness on organ donation. An organ donor himself, his visit to Bhopal was definitely a success where Yi, Bhopal Chapter hosted him and helped him reach out to over 1200 people in a direct impact over 44 hours and 8 sessions through Yi's initiative Gift An Organ. The Chair of GAO of Yi, Bhopal Chapter, Prakhar Tiwari along with Co-Chair Ashish Patel, Rakesh Sukhramani (National Chair - Gift An Organ), Dr Rakesh Bhargava, Sonali Tiwari, Amit Soni, Prateek Vats and team made this feat possible. Overall it was a success with many people pledging their organs and leaving with a promise to further spread awareness around this topic.
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Yi is one of the proud founders of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance (G20 YEA), which is a collective of leading, entrepreneurially-minded organisations representing the G20 countries, who seek to promote youth entrepreneurship as a powerful driver of economic renewal, job creation, innovation and social change. The Alliance was founded as a movement to engage the G20 leaders in the cause of youth entrepreneurship, share information across borders, affect positive policy change and create a global network of young entrepreneur advocates while building a collaborative entrepreneurial environment worldwide. The G20 YEA provides to the G20 political leaders, best practices in promoting youth entrepreneurship through policy recommendations and sharing best practices in the areas of access to funding, coordinating support initiatives, enhancing the entrepreneurship culture, regulation & taxation, and education & training. The G20 YEA network connects approximately 5,00,000 young entrepreneurs worldwide.
Yi created History on 16 November 2011 in successfully bringing together the best youth organisations in the region to form the first ever advocacy and mentorship network in the Commonwealth Asia Region, in partnership with the Commonwealth Youth Programme Asia Centre, Chandigarh. Called the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs - Asia (CAYE - Asia), it is a network of young entrepreneurs and the organisations that support them, in the Commonwealth countries in the Asia region. CAYE seeks to champion the cause of young entrepreneurs at the local, national, regional and international level, through its engagement with governments, the media, the public, and other relevant stakeholders. This alliance has representatives from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei-Darussalam. When it was formed, it was known as the Commonwealth Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAAYE), but owing to its success, three other alliances of Commonwealth countries were also formed subsequently, namely the CAYE - Caribbean & Canada, CAYE - East Africa, and CAYE - Southern Africa.
At Young Indians, we believe that helping hands are better than praying lips. We are a 100% voluntary member driven organization, where members are responsible for planning and executing projects towards Nation Building. Our projects deal with a range of topics such as cleanliness, road safety, fight against child sexual abuse etc. You have the unique opportunity of being the driving force behind each initiative. The journey will teach you first hand the challenges of bringing about ‘Change’, and the rewarding experience once you have achieved the ‘Change’. Imagine being part of such impactful projects with a bunch of youngsters who share your passion and zeal.
Think no further, we invite you to come Join Yi.