State level award

Deepa Pawar
Posted February 19, 2019 from India

Our Founder-Director Deepa Pawar has been presented with the Avantika State Award 2019 for her over 18 years of work with grassroot communities, youth, women as well as govt stakeholders in Sexual & Reproductive Rights, Mental Health, Socio-political leadership, Youth Leadership, Community Development, Right to food, Right to sanitation and Strengthening Democracy- all from the perspective of Gender Justice.

The ceremony was held in Shahada, and the award was given by dignitaries including Sanjay Patil (Superintendent of Police, Nandurbar District) and Rekha Chaudhary (Upanagaradhyaksha, Shahada Municipal Council).

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Wusufor
Feb 19, 2019
Feb 19, 2019

Congratulation Adeepa,
Its a cheerful reward for your hard work :-), Well done. Oh I was just thinking about the meaning of your name in our local dialect.
" Adeepa" in Akan means " a good thing". Haha keep doing your good things.
Warm regards

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

thanks friend for ur lovely comment ...and i really love your interest of my name meaning ..so my name meaning is light .

Wusufor
Jul 12, 2019
Jul 12, 2019

Wow, light. In Ghana here we got Adepa meaning "a good thing". Amazing

Jill Langhus
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019

Hi Deepa,

How are you doing?

Wow! This is awesome. Thanks for sharing:-)

I would love to see photos, too!

Hope you're doing well, and having a great day!?

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

yes , i want to share photos that time of posting this post but some teq issue was there i post soon

Jill Langhus
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

Okay, great:-)

Wendy Stebbins
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019

Congratulations. You and what you do are amazing!

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

thanks u so much

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019

Wow! Congratulations, Adeepa! It’s great that your hardwork gets recognition. We celebrate with you!

Maya Iwata
Feb 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019

Deepa,

Congratulations on your award! It is so wonderful to see your work being recognized by the State for your grassroots work that includes with with government stakeholders! Kudos to you. Thank you so much for sharing that you received this honor!

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

i deeply realised your feeling thank u so much

Dawn Arteaga
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 21, 2019

Congratulations Deepa!! What a fantastic and well-deserved honor!

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

hii thanks ..what u doing

Feka
Mar 04, 2019
Mar 04, 2019

Congratulations, dear Deepa. May you continue to fly high

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

wow ! yes always fly for just society ..thanks for ur comment

Kathy Dixon Crowley
Mar 08, 2019
Mar 08, 2019

Congratulations! Exciting news.

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

hey kathy sorry for late reply ..but missed kathy in CIP training in pune

Katalina
Mar 08, 2019
Mar 08, 2019

Congratulations!

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019

thanks

Ifeyinwa Ezeagu
Oct 11, 2019
Oct 11, 2019

Congratulations DEEPA PAWAR!
An honor well deserved!
Keep the light shining.