Like all organizations around the world, Breakthrough is also managing every stage of this pandemic for the first time, learning and evolving as we go. Our office is fully functional and staff visits according to a roaster system. Our frontline workers have already started working relentlessly on the ground to ensure that women and girls […]
In 2016, Breakthrough started it’s ‘Adolescent Empowerment Program’ (AEP) in Uttar Pradesh, which was supported by Ikea Foundation. It ran till 2021 in 6 districts: Lucknow, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Gorakhpur, Maharajganj, and Siddharth Nagar. But what was AEP? And in a country where adolescents and young people make up such a critical part of the citizenry, […]
Adity, a 19 year old Team Change Leader from Bazar Tola village of Foolwariya gram panchayat of Bhathat block of Gorakhpur, had, in pre-Covid times, taken a training that was offered to the young adults on making re-usable cloth sanitary napkins from discarded clothes. During the lockdown Aditya noticed that the female members of his […]
20 year old Anuradha lives in Mamai Mau village in Gosainganj block of Lucknow was a reserved girl and rarely interacted with people. But today she is an active ‘Team Change leader’ who now not only holds meetings with adolescents of her village for recapitulation of Taaron Ki Tolli sessions and but also often upholds […]
Updates from the on-ground teams from the state of Haryana and Delhi.