Who We Are?
Audacious Dreams Foundation (ADF) aims to inspire, inform, engage, enable and empower youth for global understanding and sustainable development.We engage youth in various process of development from grassroot to global level including mutual dialogue, education, sports for development and peace, rural development, policy making, adolescent health, civic engagement, social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, environment, women empowerment, vocational training & skill development etc.
ADF is working with many global, regional, national organisations, Inter governmental agencies, International NGOs, governments, for the development of youth, contributing for influential global policies, mainstreaming youth participation to achieve sustainable development goals etc. ADF worked on diversified projects with United Nations organisation (UNO), Commonwealth networks, SAARC, Rotary International, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Association etc. ADF has been working for the betterment of youth in India by delivering various youth development initiatives at national and local level by working with organizations, universities, schools, communities across India
ADF has been established in 2007 as grass root initiative and registered in 2012 as social organisation no Bk4-50/12 in India
ADF is a full member of Commonwealth Youth Council(CYC)
What We Do?
Youth Resource Centre (YRC): Concentrates on holistic development of youth sector in the theme of “Develop Youth for Development”
Sports for Development and Peace (SDP): Use sports as tool for youth development with the aim of reducing school dropout, promoting higher education. Our work falls in skill development, adolescent health care, life skills education, civic citizenship and social learning
Study Abroad and Experiential Learning (SEAL): SOpportunity to practice incredible India with cultural social, vocational, professional exposure and experiential learning
Youth and Governance: Mainstreaming Youth role in participatory governance and Democracy
Global Understanding and Sustainable Development (GUSD): Mainstreaming youth participation at International level by various measures from organizing International exchange, Interstate/country cultural forums, Cross country youth forums, policy making at international level to raise youth voice and strengthening “Be Seen, Be Heard”.
Volunteer-Innovate-Participate (VIP) : VIP (Volunteer-Innovate-Participate) is a service learning programme to inspire youth for nation building by empowering themselves and community around through doing social innovations/contributions. VIP promotes participatory learning through volunteerism. VIP sets platform to inspire change making young people to work together towards a sustainable society by making a difference by identifying new ways of achieving life goals. Youth can empower themselves by learning and serving the community
Vocational and Skill Development (VSD): Develop various vocational skills for employability and livelihood by promoting entrepreneurship and social enterprises
Women Empowerment: Running paramedical nursing training institution to promote higher educational opportunities for rural young adolescent women
Volunteer & Internship Programme: Providing opportunities for national and international volunteers to do internship with various programmes and access to our global partners
Training & Development: Develop youth on various grassroot leadership activities Develop youth on various leadership activities and capacity building for Youth workers, Academicians, NGOs etc.