Sashakt Foundation

+91-9810634666

info@sashakt.org.in

Our Mission

We work holistically with adolescent girls enabling them to be self-reliant, and role models and leaders for those around them.

Our Vision

A world where people and planet coexist in perfect harmony ensuring lasting well-being and prosperity.

Board of Management

Pratik Kumar - Founder Director

B. Tech (IIT Delhi). PRATIK KUMAR is a social sector specialist having a career spanning over three decades in the UN, NGOs, the Indian Government, and the private sector. A substantial part of his career was spent as a civil servant with the Indian government. This was followed by a three-year stint in the United Nations. In October 2016 he moved on from his role as the Executive Director at Magic Bus Global after seven years with the organization. Earlier he was the CEO of Magic Bus India Foundation and responsible for scaling the organization from a small programme in Mumbai to 23 states in India, reaching out to 400000 children and youth. He has a B Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and from the 1992 batch of the Indian Civil Services. He is also the President of Prayatna, a society that works on Gandhian principles. He is passionate about supporting young NGOs and enterprises so that they can go on to improve many more lives. He also provides expertise in developing program strategies, change management, governance, communication, and fundraising.

Vijay Kumar Singh - Director

B. Tech (Mining), M. Tech (Envt.) Ex-Chief General Manager, Environment from Coal India Limited. A mining engineer from Indian School of Mines, he has pioneered outstanding work on environment and sustainable development issues. He was a member of the Environmental Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India responsible for giving environmental clearance for Coal and Thermal Power projects. Besides his technical skills, he believes in contributing back to society and worked extensively to help underprivileged communities by providing them education and livelihood support. He is a champion of sustainable development that works seamlessly with the need for economic prosperity.

Team

Vibhu Rakesh - Manager (Gujarat)

B.Tech (Chemical Engineering). Vibhu is an avid environmentalist and nature lover. Improper waste management in his locality and around him made him realize the necessity to take this mission forward to others. He left his corporate job very early on to spread awareness regarding waste management in Ahmedabad with a mission to take the message to all parts of India. He gives knowledge of kitchen gardening to students and gardening enthusiasts about how to grow food for themselves organically. He is a firm believer in practicing what he preaches and currently leads the Gujarat chapter of Sashakt.

Arun Kumar - Trainer (Noida)

BSW/MSW (Bachelor/Master of Social Work) He is trainer with Sashakt Foundation with over 10 years of experience in the NGO sector. He is a passionate individual committed to the rights of children and young people. His particular interests include sports, childhoods, livelihood, gender, leadership and he has previously worked with Blind Relief Association & International Blind Sports Federation and Magic Bus India Foundation. Besides being a good trainer, Arun contributes significantly to development of new training tools, content and monitoring and evaluation. He is also a Certified ‘D’ License coach in Football from AIFF.

Wilson Macwan - Trainer (Gujrat)

BSW/MSW (Bachelor/Master of Social Work) Wilson has worked in different organizations in various capacities. He has been a Blood Bank Social worker, a Trainer for Traffic Education, as Project Coordinator on Project Poshan for TB patients with Doctors For You. At Sashakt, he is working as a Trainer looking at the entire range of programs. He has several years of experience in working on Slum Development, Rural Development, Skill Development, and Research and Educational awareness. He loves working with children and young people. He also contributes significantly to content development in Sashakt.

Pawan Kumar - Program Officer (Jharkhand)

MSW (Urban & Rural Community Development) Pawan is a passionate social worker devoted to bringing change to communities around him. Prior to joining Sashakt, he worked with the district administration of Gumla in Jharkhand as a Development Associate and done a case study on primitive tribes of the district. He is an avid fitness freak and is a Black Belt in karate. He leads Sashakt’s programs in Jharkhand looking at our IT Literacy, Sports for Development and Environment programs in Ranchi district.

Raushan Kumar - Assistant Trainer (Jharkhand)

B.A (Honours) Raushan is a young dedicated individual working with our organization since January 2019 after his graduation from college. He is a committed social worker who loves interacting with children. He has been quick to understand the program and demonstrated great ability to lead training sessions on Digital Literacy, Sports for Development, and Environment in Ranchi. Besides this, he also manages all administrative work related to the Ranchi Office.

Lives Touched

28000+

Digital and Financial Literacy

1000+

Adolescent girls empowerment

45000+

Environment Programme

150000+

Disaster Relief