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2017 NEWS 


Training workshop on “Youth: Towards Sustainable development Goals” was
held on 10 th –11 th  November 2017 at TASK (Telangana Academy for
Skill and Knowledge), Hyderabad. It is organised by CSIM- Hyderabad in collaboration with
Vishwa Yuvak Kendra- New Delhi and Surge Impact- Hyderabad and 61 participate from 24
local NGO’s were attended the training workshop successfully.
The Two-day training workshop was inaugurated by chief guest Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS ( IT
secretary of govt. of Telangana)


Prof. K.L. Srivastava welcomed all the participants shared the importance of SDG”s in NGO’s work in the state, especially involving youth to be more active participants and social change makers.  Mr. Manjunath (Vishwa Yuvak Kendra- New Delhi) shared vision and mission of VYK and various new initiatives taken to involve youth in implementing SDG’s in India. Mr. Raj Janagam’s has given an overview of SDGs and importance of NGO’s role in setting up the agenda.

The panel discussion was moderated by Mr. Sanjay Vomkevelu as each panellist (Mr. Mazhar Hussain- COVA, Dr. Vijaya Shyamla- CWA, Dr. Mamatha Raghuvee- BHAROSA and Ms. Shobha Gosa- YOUNG PEOPLE FOR LIFE INDIA) were given ten minutes to present the relevance of their work focusing on goal 16.


Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Bharat Yatra on 21Sept 2017, Hyderabad. He called upon young people especially students to march from Fear to Freedom and said that he is counting immensely on the power of youth to make this event a huge success. He said New India needs to be safe, free and educated.
It was a joy to meet him and had the privilege to present our pledge badge to support Girls rights as well. Thanks to our YP4LI team


Young People for Life India in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), conducted a workshop on Life skills for five days. Around 100 undergraduates & few postgraduates were trained to identifying their strengths and skills. The workshop was facilitated by Ms. Shobha Gosa, Ms. Aman Preet and Mr. Jawahar B Ravuri. The major highlight of the workshop was ‘Skill in the neighbourhood’- short project done by students in groups.


Young People for Life India conducted a seminar on “Empowering Young Women to Lead Change” at St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad.

Ms. Shobha Gosa (Founder/CEO) along with her team (Mr. Jawahar, Ms. Vijith & Mr. Carl Ebenezer P), delivered inspiring talks and engaged students in group discussions. Students were encouraged to know the importance of young women leaders in our society, their uniqueness and identity which empowers them to become better citizens. ~500 undergraduates participated in this seminar.


Young People for Life India conducted Teen2Teen (an awareness workshop on teenage issues, especially the importance of puberty, grooming skills and education) in ZPHS, Shivarampally. ~60 students were benefitted in this workshop. Eleven Social work students from Sweden-India project lead the group exercise.  High school students were enthusiastic and engaging throughout the workshop


Ms. Shobha Gosa is one of the panellist for the opening panel discussion on “Financial Sustainability in CSO’s” as part of the programme with Afghan CSO heads.

Panel Included:

Dr KL Srivastava – Director of CSIM

Mohammed A Abid, IAS

Mangesh Gupte – CSR Head @ Dr Reddy’s Labs

Dr Malini Reddy – Associate Professor – Centre for Urban Governance @ASCI.

Anne Henricot – Advisor – Philippson Foundation

Ms. Shobha Gosa & Mr. Jawahar B Ravuri (YP4LI) with Ms. Sutia Kim Alter (second from Left), Founder & Managing Director, Grassroots U. Dr. Archana Pillai (First from left), India Programme Director.

2016 News

Personal Hygiene awareness events in Gathi Govt High School & St Augustine High School

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2015 News

Shobha Gosa (CEO), part of the South Asia Fundraising training programme participants, New Delhi.


2014 news

Parents & Village Community awareness event on ‘ Importance of education for girls’ & appreciation gifts given to the participants of Teen2Teen 2013 students



Shobha Gosa, Founder & CEO of Young People for Life India receiving ‘ Sadguru Gnananada Award from Mana Seva Dharma Samvardhini Trust (Chennai )& CSIM ( Hyderabad)


2013- Summer Programmes

Youth Leadership Programme (YLP)

YLP is designed to train under grads/graduate students in leadership skills.  Training sessions includes topics of personal hygiene, leadership development, time management, goal setting, social networking, and gender specific communication skills.

Two day programme ( 23, 24th July 2013) was conducted for Welsely Degree college ,Science and Arts final year bachelors degree students. More than 100 students attended the programme and actively participated in every session.

YLP @Wesley Degree Graduate students

Training team and various sessions of the programme details are on our  facebook page


Teen2Teen – Season 2

Teen2Teen programmes are launched in various high schools in and around Hyderabad. Teenage girls are excited to be part of this six weeks programme. More than 200 hundred girls participated in these sessions.

Tee2Teen- ZPH School, Hyd

Training team and various sessions of the programme details are on our facebook page


One Billion Rise

nearly 350 girls participated in the event…it was the hour of teenage girls, sharing their aspirations and dreams …we stand, strike and dance. We protest to end violence against girls and women!!


One Billion Rise

New Initiative on Girls’ rights

Local organizations have teamed with our organization to actively promote girls’ rights and create an action plan with local government and international stakeholders.

A Protest against victims of sexual assault (against girls and women).  Young People for Life India raising voice against rape in the country along with thousands of students. Its time for action!

We continue to fight violence against girl child and women in India and all over the world. Do join us in this mission through participating in our campaigns and rallies Click here for more updates.


11 October 2012- Observing the International Day of the Girl Child

More than 100 teenage girls joined in the rally in three areas of our city. This peace campaign is a not a just quite walk, its a life changing movement for all and girls right to show in action – its more than words.

Rally observing the Day of the Girl


School children participation in the rally


Charminar Area- local NGO Shaheen volunteers joined in the rally


Regional Meeting on Child Marriages and Role of Civil Society on the 17th and 18th October 2012

Asmita Resource Centre for Women, Shaheen Women’s Resource and Welfare Association and Council for Social Development joined with Young People for Life India and many local NGO’s and Government child & women development bodies to discuss and develop action plan to end child marriages in our local communities.

We heard the heartwarming stories of young women and girls committed to changing their world.

Child Marriages and Role of Civil Society


groups Action plans



Teen’s Health & Hygiene interactive sessions was done in the month of July 2012.  Many teenage girls expressed their interest and participated in three sessions of this programme.  Click here for more info.

Teen’s Health and Hygiene

Run for World Hepatitis Day

Young People for life India had joined with many NGO’s, hospitals and colleges in the city to support- Run for World Hepatitis Day, on 28 July 2012, Saturday,6:30a.m-7:30a.m, from Peoples plaza to Necklace road, Hyderabad. Beginning in 2011, World Hepatitis Day has a new date, celebrating on July 28th. The day was moved to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the hepatitis B virus.