The Colours of Us!

From the diaries of SBI YFI Fellow Axita: They say, if you want to see the world at its best, see it through the eyes of a child. A community in a hamlet named Sadyampatti, nearby a small town named Ponnamravathi nearly 250kms from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, is where I will be spending a year of my life. A meaningful year, as I believe!

Decoding Village Dynamics: My Initial Brush

From the diaries of SBI YFI Fellow Alex Arockiasamy: working in association with Seva Mandir in Kotra Block, Udaipur District, Rajasthan. The first time I met someone from the community, I was offered chai (tea) without milk in a saucer. For someone who’s used to having tea in a cup, this was unusually hard.

The Glories of Gundvahal

From the diaries of SBI YFI Fellow Arunima Joshi: working in association with AKRSP(I) in Ahwa block, Dangs district, South Gujarat. The term ‘Women Empowerment’ always intrigues me. The definition seems straightforward. But, what does it entail? How do we measure it? When I began my journey as an SBI Youth for India fellow, I knew early on that I wanted to learn the answers to these questions. I wanted to work with and for women.


Grusha Victor, SBI Youth for India Fellow, Batch 2018-19 for her work on marketing indigenous brews was covered on The Pune Mirror.

Youth for India programme

SBI Youth for India Fellowship Program was covered on YourStory’s Facebook Channel. The explainer video offered it’s audience a brief introduction about the fellowship program and its objectives.

SBI-Youth for India-Your Story

5 powerful ways in which SBI’s Youth for India fellowship is transforming rural India, and the lives of its Fellows.