Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) is a non-profit working with the marginalised to empower them and help them access their rights. YUVA’s on-ground interventions are complemented with advocacy efforts and policy recommendations. Founded in Mumbai in 1984, currently YUVA is present at locations across Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Assam and New Delhi.
At the community-level, through an integrated 360-degree approach, YUVA works on issues of housing, livelihood, environment and governance. Through research, YUVA creates knowledge that enhances capacity building. Partnerships in campaigns help the organisation demonstrate solidarity and strengthen alliances to drive change.