Adolescence is a period of great risk and great opportunity. Through our intervention, Step Up Foundation is working to turn each risk into an opportunity by instilling knowledge and leadership potential in students from vulnerable communities. We envision a nation with happy, independent, and confident leaders.

NEED


Entry Level Vacancies

50%


Of employers list lack of life skills as the primary reason for entry level vacancies

Awareness

33%

Of students aged 13 and older are unaware of any changes during adolescence

Health Challenges

18%

Of people who have experienced abuse are likely to have serious mental health challenges



Impact



139

Benefitted Schools

47,744

Student Alumni

227

Total Individual Counselling Cases

Our Awards




19th Annual Polestar Awards

The PoleStar Foundation recognized Step Up Foundation for their dedication and exemplary work in community development.



Lifetime Achievement Award

The Manthan Foundation recognized Step Up Foundation’s founder Gauri Vaid with a lifetime achievement award for exceptional work in improving adolescent health and wellness.



Sunirmal Gaurav Award

The Sunirmal Foundation recognized Step Up Foundation for extraordinary work in life skills education.