Hyderabad Heroes

Yuvaneshwari K

Her NGO, Chottu Ki Education, gives school dropouts another chance at education. The organisation has been working in this area for the last four years and provides a one-year bridge course to dropouts and helps them join school again.

A scientist by profession, 33-year-old Yuvaneshwari has worked with 55 children, of which 28 are now enrolled in mainstream schools. Her team includes 50 people, including those who provide funds, clothes, guidance on how to help the children, draw up the curriculum etc.