Plan India recognised Sawant’s efforts by awarding him the Youth Champion for Girls’ Rights prize for 2019. When I met him before the awards ceremony, he said that every member of his learning centre who completed school and made plans for a brighter future, gave him motivation to carry on his work. “I’m proud of them,” said he, “just as my family is proud of me.”

Publication: Business Standard

Published Date: Saturday 24th August, 2019