The YP Foundation

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About Us

The YP Foundation (TYPF) is one of India’s largest youth-led and -run non-profit organizations that develops young people’s leadership skills to take action to address social issues that they are passionate about. TYPF supports and enables young people to create programmes and influence policies in the areas of gender, sexuality, health, education, the arts & governance.

The organization promotes, protects and advances young people’s human rights by building leadership, and strengthening youth led initiatives and movements. TYPF has, for the last 10 years, been a leader in building a youth movement for social change in India.

Since 2002, TYPF has supported 5,000 young people directly to set up over 250 projects, reaching out to more than 3,50,000 young people across 18 states in India.

Every year, more than 100 young people volunteer at TYPF to work with children, young people and their families from low-income communities in rural and urban areas through the following programmes:

Education and Hygiene for Children from Low Income Communities: Blending Spectrum

Sexuality Education and HIV Prevention: Know Your Body, Know Your Rights

Active Citizenship and Governance - The Right to Education & Information: The RTI Programme

Digital Media, IT and Learning: The Butterfly Project

Music Education, Artist Rights and Livelihood Sustainability: Silhouette