Learning for Civic Action Challenge
Seeding citizen problem-solvers
Activating and incubating the youth in India through grassroots mobilization and civic tech to become problem solving citizens through local - data, campaigns and solutions.
The focus is on tackling lack of citizen problem skills in the Indian youth, which leads to limited youth participation in India's problem-solving processes at the hyper local level.
Reap Benefit is a platform that acts as a catalyst for change by building skills in young leaders through a blend of technology and community action. It functions as a bridge between innovation and civic engagement, enabling youth to play a pivotal role in shaping their communities today and developing crucial 21st century skills through hyper local action.
Reap Benefit enables youth to gather hyper-local data and collaborate on crafting solutions, for real-world challenges, they initiate and manage local campaigns and solutions, amplifying their influence on policy-making and issue resolution. This multifaceted approach equips them with problem-solving skills and a deeper understanding of the civic landscape.
This is achieved through a combination of data collection tools, interactive workshops, and community-driven initiatives. Reap Benefit marries digital tools with grassroots action, fostering a generation of proactive and engaged citizens. It's about actively building it, one local street at a time.
112,018 people reached through grassroots mobilization which includes workshops, collectives, and direct campaigns.
Youth, specifically underserved youth in India from the ages of 13- 25.
53% of adolescents in India lack the essential 21st-century skills needed to thrive as per a UNICEF report. This skills gap among young people limits their ability to effectively address climate change, civic issues, and other challenges.
Reap Benefit has a multi modal strategy related to its partnerships.
It partners with educational institutions and community based organizations.
Seeding citizen problem-solvers seeks:
- Review and assessment of a comprehensive series of research endeavors, both internally and externally.
- Expertise in branding and marketing.
- Expertise in leveraging advanced algorithms and cutting-edge tools, to refine its language learning models, and build an interconnected digital landscape.