This article from the local newspaper in August, 2017 quotes those who were involved with TAP to highlight the impact of the program.

“Since the implementation of TAP, we have seen a lot of changes among our students. Whereas before most students would arrive to school late after the pledge of allegiance, once TAP began I have noticed that 90% of students are coming on time to scan their fingerprint. It has made me so happy to see all of my students at pledge time. I would like to request the government to expand the program to all public schools.”-Headmaster, Manoor High School

 “After Yuva Nestham implemented TAP, we have seen lot of impact in regular attendance, and are pleased with the tremendous results. I feel very happy to be part of this program.”-Bheem Rao, Teacher in charge of TAP, Manoor High School

 “When eAttendance was in place at my school, almost all the students arrived on time at 9:15 for the pledge. I could see on the playground that it was filled with students for the pledge and I was very pleased.”—Pavani, Student, Manoor High School

“We have gotten very good results from the TAP program in Narayankhed District. The Telangana government aims to implement a similar program in 25% of primary and high schools across the state soon.”—District Education Officer

The Yuva Nestham team donates projectors toschools. November 2016

The Yuva Nestham team donates projectors toschools. November 2016

The YN team honors SEL teachers at an award ceremony at Narayankhed ZPHS school. March 2017

Justine Dowden visits from New York to help facilitate the SEL teacher award ceremony in Gajwel District. March 2017

Positive results from TAP implementation at public high schools leads to improved attendance with the help of Education Extension Workers such as Mr. Tharun Kumar, pictured here. Yuva Nestham's adolescent reproductive health education is also showing an impact on understanding of menstrual hygiene management.

The Earth Institute's Dr. Yanis Ben Amor, Program Director; Justine Dowden, Data Analyst; and Klubosumo Johnson Bohr, TAP Manager met high-ranking district official Mr. Ronald Rose to present an overview of the program in September 2015. Mr. Rose welcomed the research programs in Medak District and expressed his appreciation for selecting his district in which to implement Yuva Nestham. 

Program Director Dr. Yanis Ben Amor speaks at a ceremony during a visit to a public school about yuva nestham's objectives and progress, February 2017

Yuva Nestham's New York team visits Narsapur Government Hospital in Medak District. They spoke with an adolescent health counselor and inquired about the services currently being providing and ways to contribute to the improvement of these services. October 2015

Yanis Ben Amor is greeted by school officials during a field visit. February 2017

Yuva Nestham's New York team visits Pothireddypally Government School to discuss teaching methodology and student outreach activities with school headmaster and teachers. October 2015.

The Yuva Nestham team, including Justine Dowden, honors the three best SEL teachers in Narayankhed. March 2017

Through the Yuva Nestham Income Generating Activity program, girls receive the dual benefit of learning self-employment skills and earning money for their school. Girls are showing a great interest in the program. 

Through the Yuva Nestham Income Generating Activity program, girls receive the dual benefit of learning self-employment skills and earning money for their school. Girls are showing a great interest in the program. 

AHA's B. Rajkumar and Janardhan Reddy conduct adolescent health and Social and Emotional Learning classes in Narayankhed District. The article goes on to mention YN's contribution of benches, fans, and tables and quotes one 9th grade student who said, "We are very happy to be a part of this useful program for adolescents. They have donated materials to our school which will be useful to all students." February 2017

Yuva Nestham's Program Director meets with school officials to try to improve the education standards in public High Schools. February 2017