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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Sis. Salifu
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

jlanghus
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!?

Wendy Stebbins
Feb 20
Feb 20

Congratulations. You and what you do are amazing!

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!

Dawn Arteaga
Feb 21
Feb 21

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

Feka
Mar 04
Mar 04

Congratulations, dear Deepa. May you continue to fly high

Kathy Dixon Crowley

Congratulations! Exciting news.

Katalina
Mar 08
Mar 08

Congratulations!