The COVID-19 crisis has serious consequences for India’s adolescents and youth, requiring urgent attention to be paid to the impact of the...
The Rise To Resilience
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a grueling impact on the lives of many vulnerable and marginalized groups in India, the adolescent demographic in particular. Adolescents in India have long faced obstacles across education, nutrition, safety, livelihood, mental health and sexual & reproductive health services and entitlements. The past two years have only further widened these gaps. At the 10to19: Dasra Adolescents Collaborative, we keep young people at the center of our goals and priorities and are steadfastly committed to assessing, ensuring, and advocating for their holistic development.
The Rise To Resilience, therefore, documents the experiences of adolescents and youth-serving NGOs through the first and second waves of the COVID-19 pandemic and puts forth learnings and recommendations that can help build resilience for NGOs in the long run, both from a programmatic and an institutional lens. With a focus on Jharkhand, this documentation encompasses practices that may be scaled for adoption nationwide.