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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Lisbeth
Feb 19
Feb 19

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
Jul 10

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

Lisbeth
Jul 12
Jul 12

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

Jill Langhus
Feb 20
Feb 20

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
Jul 10

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
Jul 10

Okay, great:-)

Wendy Stebbins
Feb 20
Feb 20

Congratulations. You and what you do are amazing!

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10
Jul 10

thanks u so much

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

Maya Iwata
Feb 20
Feb 20

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
Jul 10

i deeply realised your feeling thank u so much

Dawn Arteaga
Feb 21
Feb 21

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

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10
Jul 10

hii thanks ..what u doing

Feka
Mar 04
Mar 04

Congratulations, dear Deepa. May you continue to fly high

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10
Jul 10

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

Kathy Dixon Crowley
Mar 08
Mar 08

Congratulations! Exciting news.

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10
Jul 10

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

Katalina
Mar 08
Mar 08

Congratulations!

Deepa Pawar
Jul 10
Jul 10

thanks

Ifeyinwa Ezeagu
Oct 11
Oct 11

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