Yuva Unstoppable

Empowers underprivileged children and youth by improving the quality of education in Government schools through transformation of infrastructure, providing scholarships and clean drinking water along with value-based training

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  • Headquarters

    Ahemedabad, Gujarat

  • Since


Yuva Unstoppable is working to empower underprivileged children and youth by intervening in the education space. It is dedicated to ensuring the creat Read moreion of a compassionate and grateful world that is based on inspiration and encourages children to become responsible contributing citizens of the country. Through its initiatives, the organisation, in the long term, aims to achieve increased learning outcomes and behavioural change in all stakeholders and in the short term aspires to improve WASH(water, sanitation and hygiene) facilities in schools and enable digital literacy.

Demographies Served


Yuva Unstoppable has reached more than 1,000,000 children, over 2,000 schools, supported over 2,000 scholars and motivated over 1,50,000 volunteers partnering with more than 100 organisations.

Vision & Mission

VISION: To transform 10,000 schools in India and impact 10,000,000 children.

MISSION: We believe each stakeholder should enhance their own Gratitude, Compassion, and Self Belief due to service to humanity.

Donor History

Bank of America
HDFC group
Laduma Dhamecha
Hexaware Technologies


  • Educational Scholarships Programme

    Udaan is Yuva Unstoppable’s scholarship programme which enables children from low-income backgrounds to pursue higher education. Meritorious students are identified through a selection process and mentored with regular and expert training sessions. Counselling sessions are held to guide the students towards a career of choice. The scholarship besides capacity building provides financial help to underprivileged students to encourage them to pursue higher education.

  • Other Programmes and Initiatives


    The organisation motivates people to volunteer for social causes and provides opportunities to contribute to the welfare of the community. It supported vaccination drives by motivating people to get vaccinated while distributing essentials to the needy besides distributing nutrition booster kits to healthcare workers and children who were not able to access mid-day meals due to lockdowns.

    Personal protective kits were distributed among police personnel while virtual mentoring classes were conducted for Yuva scholars and tabs were distributed to children in municipal schools to ensure that the process of learning continues during the pandemic.

  • School Transformation Programme

    It facilitates learning and efficient delivery of education by upgrading facilities in Government aided and municipal schools. The organisation undertakes sustainable initiatives to transform schools like improving sanitation (separate toilets for boys and girls), improvement in access to water (separate drinking and dish wash area), multipurpose shades of colouring in school buildings, educational paintings, smart/google classrooms, tablets, nutrition & immunity booster kits, behaviour change communications (BCC) and constructing new school buildings where required.

  • School Transformation Program

    Majority of government/semi govt. schools in India are 65-70 years old buildings. Such schools receive a very small amount for maintenance resulting in poor infrastructural conditions. The atmosphere and ambiance is extremely dull which results in poor motivation level of students as well as teachers. The school buildings are in extreme need of a makeover as they are also risky for students using them. constructing child-friendly schools keeping in mind govt. guidelines by concentrating on infrastructure, motivating classroom - campus, health - hygiene, and better-quality education for students through the following activities: • Constructing school buildings with a strong foundation as per soil test report from an approved laboratory. • Developing classrooms with a digital education setup. • Developing various Bala tools in classrooms keeping in mind their audience of students. • Providing classroom furniture like benches, for all classrooms. • All other infrastructure facilities like water purifiers, library books, playground items, dustbins, etc. are provided as per requirements and the number of students. • Environment-Friendly Campus with Solar Panels to supplement eco-friendly electricity generation, Rain Water Harvesting to conserve rainwater and improve groundwater level, and beautification of campus via tree plantation.

  • Scholarship Program

    UDAAN Scholarship is a holistic programme that aims to support the senior secondary and college education of meritorious students from economically challenged families. Each of these students are the resilient and hardworking children of rickshaw-walas, peons, diamond workers, labourers and washermen. The scholarship has a keen focus in promoting education in STEM fields. Talented students have been selected from across various states such as Gujarat, Bihar, Delhi NCR, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh via our scientific/rigourous selection criteria. Students have been selected post completion of 12th grade/HSC and the scholarship will support them for 4 years till they complete their graduation in either Engineering or Medicine. Yuva Unstoppable has proudly partnered with 100+ corporates and donors for this Initiative, providing scholarships to over 2000 students across India - aiming to build the leaders of tomorrow!

Impact Metrics

  • %Age Increase in Student Enrolment

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 400
    • 2020-21 400
    • 2021-22 400
  • Increase in Student Enrolment

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 7
    • 2020-21 10
    • 2021-22 15
  • Increase in Student Attendance (On Days of Digital Classrooms Being Used for the Particular Class)

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 8
    • 2020-21 10
    • 2021-22 15
  • Increase in Student Learning Outcomes

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 10
    • 2020-21 11
    • 2021-22 15
  • %Age Increase in Student Enrolment

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 700
    • 2020-21 1000
    • 2021-22 1500
  • %Age Increase in Student Attendance (On Days of Digital Classrooms Being Used for the Particular Class)

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 800
    • 2020-21 1000
    • 2021-22 1500
  • %Age Increase in Student Learning Outcomes

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 1000
    • 2020-21 1100
    • 2021-22 1500

Theory of Change

1. Improved Campus Infrastructure •
Development of newly improved school campus
• Safe Learning Space for the students
• Increase in the space inside the classrooms
Improvement in enrollment of students and improved attendance of the students
Before and After Pictures of School Building Infrastructure
Student enrollment and attendance pre and post data
2 WASH Infrastructure
• Development of Sanitation for Boys and Girls
• Access to Clean and Safe Drinking Water
• Improvement in health and hygiene practices
• Lesser students falling ill
Reduce absenteeism of the students
Improved health and hygiene practices in school
Improve in the attendance data – pre and post data
3. Smart Classrooms
• Development of Smart Classrooms for Campus
• Teacher Training for the operation and maintenance of smart classrooms •
Improvement in the delivery of educational content
• Increase in the student’s engagement inside the classroom Improve the student’s
engagement during the classes
Improvement in the academic performance of the students Student enrollment and
attendance pre and post data
Pre and post data of academic performance

Milestones & Track Record

• Identification of schools in location for the intervention, i.e. school infrastructure which is in dire need of redevelopment.
• Taking all required written permission for re-development of school from local authorities and school administration.
• Conducting the following tests for the feasibility of the project:
o A soil test from the third party of the school premises for assessing the sustainability of developing new infrastructure
o Getting school building architecture design from the third-party architecture team
• Meeting with school admin and teachers briefing them about the intervention and getting their approval for the ownership of the infrastructure maintenance and operation.
• Initiation of the school development project and supervising the work in progress.
• Reporting Quarterly work in a progress report to the donor
• On the completion of the work following activities will be conducted:
o Handover to the newly developed school to the admin and taking written assurance for the maintenance and ownership of the school.
o Project Completion Report to the donor.
o Gathering required pre-data for capturing the impact report for the intervention.
o Quarterly maintenance visits to schools and reporting the same to the donor.
o Gathering post-impact data for preparing the impact report (after a year of completion of the project)

Risk Mitigation measures to be taken

• Written assurance from school admin to take the responsibility for the infrastructure and maintain the same.
• BCC session conducted to ensure the sustainability of the WASH infrastructure and maintain the same.
• Teacher training program to ensure that smart classrooms is operated and maintained by school admin.
• Induction for do’s and don’ts for the operation and maintenance of Rain Water Harvesting.
• Maintenance visits by field team

Donor Testimonial

1.Paul Polman, Global CEO of Unilever
“Amitabh is an amazing leader and the children are fortunate to have him. He is working on WASH for everyone.”

2.VenkateshKini, Former President Coca Cola, India
“I had the good fortune of meeting young volunteers from Yuva Unstoppable. It's amazing what they have done.”

3.Ms. Kumud Srinivasan President Intel, India
“Why Yuva Unstoppable got involved with this cause is because children are our future.”

4.Richard Rekhy
Former CEO, KPMG, India “Passion is definitely a word which should be ingrained in every youth…The second word I would say is self- pride.”

5.HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Conferring the Prince's Prize for Innovative Philanthropy 2015

6.Brian Gallagher President & CEO United Way Worldwide
“Yuva Unstoppable is the proof how a small donation can go a long way to help others.”

7.Amitabh Bachchan Bollywood Superstar
While exploring Yuva's cleanliness mission…

8.VVS Laxman, Indian Cricketer Yuva Unstoppable & VVS Laxman Foundation together has empowered over 30 kids with scholarships to study at IITs (Ivy Leagues of India).

9.Buffet, CEO Berkshire Hathaway
At a Giving Pledge Dinner in New Delhi. . .

10.Anurag Thakur,
Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, India.

11.Superstar Akshay Kumar Showing his movie Padman to 1000 of Yuva Kids.

Leadership Team

  • Parth Vasvada

    Chief Philanthropic Officer

  • Abhi Shah

    Non-Executive Chairman

  • Amitabh Shah

    Founder and Chief Inspiration officer

  • Pavan Jain

    Chief operating officer

  • Utsav Patel

    Head , Finance

  • Hemang Joshi

    Head, Evolution Program

  • Swati Shah

    Head, Scholarships & HR

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    50% women


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Awards & Recognitions

1.London School of Economics (LSE) did a case study on grassroots impact created by Yuva.

Most rewarding statistics –

- Imrovement in learning outcomes in Math, Science and other subjects by 4 times
- Improvement in overall attendance by 15%
- 14% increase in attendance in schools with WASH interventions
- 16% increase in attendance in schools with WASH and Smart Classroom interventions

2. Union Home Minister and Governor of Gujarat appreciate Yuva Unstoppable CSR Partners for their contribution to COVID relief - https://www.business-standard.com/content/press-releases-ani/union-home-minister-and-governor-of-gujarat-appreciate-yuva-unstoppable-csr-partners-for-their-contribution-to-covid-relief-121071400958_1.html

3.Noble Prize Winners, US Presidents, Global CEOs & now a young Indian to win the 2019 Ellis Island Award - https://www.apnnews.com/noble-prize-winners-us-presidents-global-ceos-now-a-young-indian-to-win-the-2019-ellis-island-award/

4.Top CEOs share Words of Wisdom with Amitabh Shah led Yuva Unstoppable’s Gen Z Scholars - https://zeenews.india.com/companies/top-ceos-share-words-of-wisdom-with-amitabh-shah-led-yuva-unstoppable-s-gen-z-scholars-2342928.html

5.Amitabh Shah Unites celebrities for humanity - https://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-amitabh-shah-unites-celebrities-for-humanity-2868519

6.Improving India's Schools, One Toilet At A Time - https://aplus.com/v/85503/improving-indias-schools-one-toilet-at-a-time/

7. And here's a small film about how Yuva is empowering girl child by building clean toilets and drinking water facilities, promoted by Ashton Kutcher himself - https://www.facebook.com/Ashton/videos/10155268496067820/?ref=sharing

8. EY and Asian Voice honour donors of AAA 2019 - https://www.asian-voice.com/News/UK/London/EY-and-Asian-Voice-honour-donors-of-AAA-2019

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  • Headquarters

    304-305, HK House, Ashram Road, Opp. Bata Showroom, Ahemedabad, 380009


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