Ashna Agarwal
Student, Lilavatibai Podar Senior Secondary School

Robin Hood Army: Eradicating hunger

Collected freshly packed food from partner restaurants and distributed to homeless children on Sundays for over three years

Volunteered for the “Feed a million children” drive held every Republic day

Mathematics: Eradicating illiteracy

Initiated a project to teach Mathematics to underprivileged children at ShreeRam Welfare school - a cause I am very passionate about.

I worked closely with the students of 4th and 5th grades (once a week for two years). Helped the students prepare for the all India Math Olympiad - IPM exam

Initiated the setup of a library at the Sriram Welfare School through a mass book donation drive conducted in my neighborhood and school. Over 300 reading books were collected for the students of grades below 10.

Swachha Bharat: Taking matters in my own hands

Initiated a project to clean and paint Train Stations in Mumbai

Collected a team of 10 students, organized and executed the clean-up drive at Chembur and Ghatkopar railway stations under the Swachha Bharat ("Clean India") mission started by the honarable Prime Minister of India

Spent 70+ hours during the summer breaks cleaning and painting the Chembur station

Giving back to the society

Collected Rs. 20,000 from friends and family for donating a wheelchair to a young cancer survivor to enable her to pursue her education by being independent.

Raised money from the community and donated stationery, notebooks and textbooks for over 70 boys between the ages of 10 - 15 at YMCA boys orphanage, Mumbai

Raised funds through fests and carnivals in school to help rebuild the infrastructure at the Dahanu Tribal school. Raised awareness and collected food, clothes, medical kits to be donated at Dahanu Tribal school.