Through education, advocacy and mentorship, the RISHI Foundation empowers disadvantaged children to lead healthy enriched lives and become agents of change.

Our Mission

We believe that every child has the potential to be a changemaker, a catalyst for positive transformation in the world. Our mission is to empower children to become compassionate leaders and advocates for a brighter future. Through our work, we provide children opportunities to emerge as impactful changemakers within our global community.


Circle of Life 2024

Saturday, 3 August 2024

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A collective effort from people around the world who recognize the transformative power of music and the act of giving.


Footprints 2024

Sunday, 1 December 2024

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Footprints is a 5K/10K run to spread awareness and encourage participation of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.


10 April 2024


Babu Seenappa was awarded the Youth Hub Seed Grant and selected as a Youth Leader by the International AIDS Society.

Gender Camp

15 March 2024


Young women from the I’mPossible Fellowship celebrated with conversations on education and careers on International Women’s Day.


Our innovative programs foster critical thinking, artistic expression and community-driven problem-solving. Through multi-directional mentorship and local-global engagement, we guide children to become changemakers, initiating positive change in the world.

Positive Running

I'mPossible Fellowship



Meet the young changemakers who have weathered incredible adversities and are pioneering programs that are changing the world.

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Gowthami Devaraj

20y, Kolar, Karnataka

Gowthami lost her parents at a young age and continued her education by graduating with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She is a former I’mPossible Fellow who is currently pursuing a Diploma degree in Movement Arts. She is passionate about dancing and dreams about starting a dance school.

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Babu Seenappa

21y, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu

Babu coped with rejection and adversity but was unbeatable in his goals to pursue growth. He is completing his master’s degree in Social Work. As an athlete, Babu is recognized by UNAIDS as a youth ambassador and has participated in marathons across the world. He believes that sports can be a powerful medium of transformation for youth and is the leading the Positive Running Program.

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Monika Tudu

19y, Boropahari, West Bengal

Monica is proud of her Santhal culture and just completed her 12th grade. She plans to start her studies in nursing. Let’s hear about her tribal community and how she dreams of transforming herself and her community.

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24y, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Kaleshwar mentors other youth, providing guidance and support to help them achieve their potential. His commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others serves as an inspiring example for all.


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Together we can harness the changemaker in every child

The RISHI Foundation is registered as Rishi Children’s Trust under section 12A of the Indian Income Tax Act with tax exemptions under section 80G (PAN AAETR6754N).