DISHA International Foundation is a non-government non-profit organization based in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. We are cooperating with all groups of people in community, but we are mostly focused on work with youth, as India is country with high rate of young people. We are specialized in the field of non formal education, providing intercultural experience through hosting volunteers from all over the world, organizing events and seminars increasing general awareness, intercultural differences awareness, realizing individuality and individual responsibility, contributing to community work and social responsibility and active participation of community citizens. We are working on linking and increasing cooperation between formal education and private sector with purpose of increasing practical knowledge and general knowledge, move focus from memorizing information to logical and critical thinking and implementation of learnt knowledge and to increase employability especially of young people. We cooperate with many local colleges and various partners to reach stated goals.
We are specialized in the fields of:
To increase literacy, general knowledge, education level and environmental awareness through capacity building and intercultural exchange.
To create open minded, actively participating and responsible community with educated, highly employable youth with critical thinking through implementing international projects and to enable youth exchange programs
We in DISHA International Foundation feel responsible for spreading values of the organization and show the significance of their implementation in everyday life.
Initiative – taking initiative and necessary risk allows changes and makes things happen;
Professionalism – we value providing professional and quality services in any field of work and emphasis this value especially to youth, to make them realize and focus on complex learning and improvement;
Cooperation – team work is important for us and we understand that synergic effect can bring us more than individual attitude;
Critical thinking – looking at problem from different angles, open mind, logics and linking knowledge from various fields and breaking barriers as the best way of finding solutions;
Open-mindedness – receptiveness to new ideas, information and arguments, unprejudiced mind as the basis for tolerance and positive change;