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    Secondary education and prevention of child marriage for out-of-school adolescent girls in rural India  

    Each year for 1.5 million girls in India, child marriage limits foundational life choices, and instead brings in motherhood and hardship, leading them into a downward spiral of poverty and ill health. Ensuring secondary education for 1% of these girls will enable them to prevent child marriage and initaite an upward journey into future, leading to an increase in India's GDP by USD 5.5 billion.

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    Empowering underprivileged young people with job-readiness skills


    YouthInvest has set up URJA Kendra in urban slums and rural areas to enable underprivileged young people - who often lack access to resources - learn 21st-century digital & IT and communication skills, and enhance life skills for increased job-readiness and employability.

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    for prevention of childhood malnutrition

    In India, breastfeeding faltering and inadequate feeding practices during the first two years are key reasons for widespread childhood malnutrition. YouthInvest's health & nutrition programme in Assam is strengtheing capacity of 18000 plus Anganwadi Workers and 600 plus ICDS Supervisors on home-level counselling on appropriate feeding practices for first 1000 days (pregnancy and the child's first two years), aimed at prevention of childhood malnutrition among 1 million under 5 children.


  • Who we are

    We are an Indian not-for-profit organization with a mission to empower young people in reaching their full potential and lead productive lives. We envision healthy, educated, emotionally well-adjusted, and skilled adolescents and youth – especially from marginalised and disadvantaged populations – entering adulthood.


    We work in partnership with the government, local communities, and the private sector to strengthen youth participation in the development process and bring about sustainable change in education and skills training, health and nutrition, and life skills development of children and young people.


    We currently reach out to:

    • 1000 plus young people through our education and skills training programme.
    • 35,000 plus adolescents through our life skills development programme.
    • 11,00,000 plus children and adolescents through our health and nutrition programme.


    What we do

    We work in the domain of education and skills training, health, nutrition and WASH, and youth leadership and life skills development, focused on critical life stages, i.e., childhood, adolescence and youths, to ensure sustainable change.  

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    Education and skills training for adolescents and youths

    • Our aim is to increase access to foundational and secondary education, and job-readiness skills among underprivileged adolescents and youths, resulting in increased higher education and job-readiness, thus improving their life choices and preventing child marriage among girls.
    • Programme operational in Jharkhand and West Bengal


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    Health, nutrition & WASH for children and adolescents

    •  We work in rural areas and urban slums in communities and schools to prevent childhood malnutrition, reduce iron-deficiency anaemia, ensure better reproductive & sexual health outcomes, and positive lifestyle & wellness practices, safe water & sanitation (WASH) practices, resulting in improved health and nutrition of children and young people.
    • Programme operational in West Bengal and Assam
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    Youth leadership and life skills development

    • We work in communities and schools to build confidence, agency, resilience and leadership skills among young people, leading to their increased self-esteem and social-emotional skills; enhanced awareness of gender-egalitarian values and rights; and increased access to services and opportunities. 
    • Programme operaional in West, Assam and Jharkhand
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    Where we work

    We currently work in West Bengal, Assam and Jharkhand.



    West Bengal: Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Paschim Medinipur

    Assam: Kamrup, Baksa, Barpeta, Darrang, Goalpara, Hailakandi, Udalguri, Dhubri

    Jharkhand: Ranchi

  • Contact us


    7th Floor, AltF Coworking, Express Trade Tower 2, Sector 132, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301