Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA)
SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 1: No Poverty
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 37 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): 5 States
Issues Addressed:
Social and gender justice by building equal opportunities; environmental sustainability; to decentralize access to and management of public resources; etc.
Supported by:
Tata Trusts; American Jewish World Service; National Stock Exchange (NSE); Terre De Hommes; Ford Foundation; etc.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Rajendra Joshi, President Ms. Mani Mistry Elavia, Secretary Ms. Archana Shrivastava, Treasurer
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.6% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs86 lac Highest: Rs9 cr Lowest: Rs45,032
How much to donate
  • Donate ₹5,000/- monthly to the most vulnerable families - COVID-19 Relief Campaign
  • Donate ₹650/- for immediate distribution of weekly essential supplies for a family of 5 - COVID-19 Relief Campaign
  • ₹2000/- for Physical and Social Development through sports for Children
  • ₹1000 for Life Skill Training for Children
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Democratization of society economy for all women, men, youth and children.
  • Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) follows a rights-based approach to empower the youth for active participation in development and social change and objectively responding to issues faced by the marginalized.
  • Programs: YUVA has 3 main flagship projects- 1) Poverty Alleviation: Under this the NGO works towards uplifting the Youth and Children, Livelihood Promotion, and reinforcement of Habitat and Housing. 2) Environment: Participating Water Resource Management and promoting Sustainable Agricultural practices. 3) Urban Governance on Planning: Advocating for People's Developmental Plan, working on equal water rights and Right to the city campaign for housing to everyone.
  • Outcome: 1900+ outreach to children through Child Resource Centers and Balwadis; 100+ youth trained for employability; 30 Self Help Groups formed under Women Empowerment for monetary independence and assistance; YUVA has 11 Basic Service Facilitation Centers catering to the needs of the urban poor
36 lac
18 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018