RISE Foundation understand the value of Education for Sustainable Development in Life. We run a evening support system for weak students in regular curriculum thru extra classes. Additionally, we arrange education/seminar/workshop around other pressing issues in societies. Some of the major activities are covered below.

Public Interactive Session on Preventive Education In Managing Substance Abuse

  • Date: 26 Aug 2018
  • Topic: Public Interactive Session on Preventive Education In Managing Substance Abuse
  • Category: Adult Education , Education
  • Location: Dwarka

The South Asian Drugs and Addictions Research Council (SA-DARC), India in collaboration with Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), US and International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), UK organized a public interactive session on Drugs, Health and Policy on August 25,2018 at Dwarka, Subcity in New Delhi.

The session that was attended by enforcement officials, lawyers, psychologists, social workers, academicians, representatives Delhi state legal services (DLSA), civil society organizations, recovering drug users etc and discussed varieties of issues related to Substance Abuse.

The major topics discussed were including the meaning of drugs to the mechanism of addiction, recovery strategies, laws relating to narcotics and how stigma and discrimination continue to breed criminalization.

An initiative of SA-DARC titled Substance Abuse Education and Prevention Project for schools in India was also unveiled on the occasion. It is titled aptly “Protecting our Future” and has laid down the essentials of a school-based prevention programe which includes modules designed for different age groups and a mandatory module for the parents.

It also incorporates and recommends that professional development of staff in substance abuse education be made mandatory.

Education in substance abuse should be an ongoing process with strict quality controls and evaluation procedures to ensure that quality training is imparted to students and teachers.

Speaking at the event, Madhuri Varshney, Secretary RISE Foundation, praised the initiative. She held that education was the only resistance in the prevention of substance abuse, particularly among the children.

The major highlight of the event was a performance based on the theme of the occasion, Know Drugs for No Drugs, by the Dramatics group of Deshbandhu College.

There was a consensus that there exists a disconnect between research, policy and practice which requires urgent redressal.

Other issues of concern which were raised and discussed were the stringent penalties of the NDPS Act, the pathetic condition in the rehabilitation centres, and the quest for alternatives which has to be paced up if the country is to make any headway in managing substance abuse disorders.

RISE Foundation and DLSA support the campaign and assured of every possible help in spreading the word ” Know the Drugs for NO Drugs”.

Our sincere thanks to  Dr Kaur, Mr. Rajiv Solanki ji and Mr. A. S. Chatwal for this noble initiative.

More information about the Campaign, contact RISE Foundation.

Workshop on Mensural Hygiene

  • Date: 8 Aug 2018
  • Topic: Workshop on Mensural Hygiene
  • Category: Education
  • Location:SKV Chavla, Near Dwarka

Team RISE foundation organized workshop on Mensural Hygiene at Delhi Govt. School SKV, Chawla, New Delhi in association with Action India NGO. Team RISE has been working towards Menstrual Hygiene Management and in response to the low awareness levels and lack of access to sanitary products, it organised a workshop to build a strong and enabling environment to improve menstrual health and hygiene.

Stigma around menstruation and menstrual hygiene is a violation of several human rights, most importantly of the right to human dignity, but also the right to non-discrimination, equality, bodily integrity, health, privacy and the right to freedom from inhumane and degrading treatment from abuse and violence. 

Team RISE worked on first educating the mothers, realising they are the principal point of contact when a girl first gets her period. It also identified the associated healthcare practices; the unavailability of material to safely manage periods; and a lack of access to toilets. It ensured that adolescent girls and women have the necessary support from society, communities and families and break the silence around menstruation. Educating and discussing with adolescent boys, male teachers and parents contribute to a supportive environment for adolescent girls in school and at home. Working with boys also helps to ensure that girls are free from ridicule and treated with respect and dignity throughout their school life and beyond. Lastly, it emphasised also on the safe disposal of the menstrual waste and various safe disposal options.

Thanks to Geeta Dutt, Sangita Pandey & Deepak Bhardwaj for managing the show from Team RISE.

For more information about the event, contact RISE Foundation.

Felicitation by Rotaract

  • Date: 5th September 2017
  • Topic: Felicitation by Rotaract
  • Category: Education
  • Location: New Delhi

On Teacher’s day Rotaract felicitate RISE Foundation Secretary and Social Activist Ms Madhuri Varshney. She expressed her views and gratitude as follows:

“Thank you Rotaract for felicitating me and all those teachers who are doing their bit for the society through education and awareness on Teacher’s Day.

Rotaract is a young visionary group of Rotary club and I was very delighted to see that team of successor taking lead and learning all aspects of social life, trying to make bond among all youngster from different colleges and area. This is what we all need … Connection with each other with love, peace and harmony.

Thank you once again Rotaract.”

Workshop on POCSO

  • Date: 14th July 2017
  • Topic: Workshop on POCSO Act
  • Category: Education
  • Location: Govt Sr Secondary School, Sector-6, Dwarka, New Delhi

“Prevention is better than Cure”.

Let’s teach our children about good touch and bad touch and make them ready to handle any odd situation. Give them confidence, make them feel more stronger, more safe and of course more vigilant about their surroundings.

Workshop on POCSO Act with Delhi State Legal Authority(DSLA) conducted at Govt Sr Secondary School, Sector-6 Site 1 with 10th class students.

During workshop students learnt about POCSO Act (‘Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Bill )

Some important fact about POCSO:

1. It came into existence on May 22,2012

2. A protection to child below eighteen years of age, to ensure the healthy physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of the child.

3. It defines different forms of sexual abuse, including penetrative and non-penetrative assault, sexual harassment and pornography, and deems a sexual assault to be “aggravated” under certain circumstances, such as when the abused child is mentally ill or when the abuse is committed by a person in a position of trust or authority vis-à-vis the child, like a family member, police officer, teacher, or doctor.

4.The Act prescribes stringent punishment graded as per the gravity of the offence, with a maximum term of rigorous imprisonment for life, and fine.

Do you know…????? 53% of children in India face some form of child sexual abuse.

Let’s fight together ….and make our society better and safe place for our children.

Thanks to Advocate Ashena from DSLA for educating us on this act.

Good Touch Bad Touch “Self-Awareness”

  • Date: 9th June 2017
  • Topic: Good Touch Bad Touch “Self-Awareness”
  • Category: Education
  • Location: Dwarka, New Delhi

During Summer Camp, a self awareness session organised by social activist Madhuri Varshney of RISE Foundation at Ganpati Apartment, Sec-8 Dwarka. She spoke at length on ‘good’ and ‘bad’ touch to make the children aware of child abuse.  Summer Camps are the privileged moment when you can spend quality time with children and make them learn good values of life. 

Say NO to TOBACCO Awareness

  • Date: 31st  May 2017
  • Topic: Say NO to TOBACCO Awareness 
  • Category: Education, Preventive Education, Adult Education
  • Location: Govt (Co-Ed) Senior Secondary School, Sector-3, Dwarka, New Delhi

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. The day is intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects.

RISE foundation in association with DSLSA organised a workshop for school children of Govt (Co-Ed) Senior Secondary School, Sector-3, Dwarka. Around 200 students participated along with their teachers and principals.

Our two-special guest shared their personal experience on how intoxication or addiction of unwarranted things damage addicts, their families, communities, the economy, and society resulting the emotions of failure, depression, anger, disparity, confusion. How this destroys one’s life and how we can stay away from this and also how we can help others who are in grip of any intoxication. They have also shared message of hope for those who in any way feeling helpless. They shared their helpline numbers i.e. 08010604020 .

Mr. Dayal from DSLSA shared information about legalities involved in such crime whether its financial penalty or term of imprisonment. He also shared how these can be avoided.


24 May, 2015

बच्चो को पढ़ाते पढ़ाते एक दिन उनकी माताओं के पूछा गया कि वो क्या सीखना चाहती है तो सबने एक स्वर में बोला हम भी पढ़ना चाहते है बस यही एक सपना है | यही से एक नयी शुरुवात हुई और JJC क्लस्टर की महिलाओं ने पढ़ना शुरू कर दिया और मात्र ३ से ४ महीने में सभी हिंदी का अख़बार पढ़ने लगी | यह कमाल हुआ सिर्फ उनकी दृढ़ इच्छाशक्ति से, तभी तो कहते है कि कोई भी सपना जादू से पूरा नहीं होता, उसे पूरा करने के लिए दृढ संकल्प और कठिन परिश्रम की ज़रुरत होती है। हमारी महिलाओं ने इसी का परिचय दिया और अपने साक्षर होने के सपने को पूरा किया।  ☺

मंज़िल उन्ही को मिलती है, जिनके सपनो में जान होती है। 
पंख से कुछ नहीं होता, हौसलों से उड़ान होती है।

माधुरी वार्ष्णेय   

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