Dillip Alla Rathod

SIPRA, Social Institute Program for Rural Area

Dillip is from a nomadic community and currently works for children of the nomadic Banjara community through a CRY (Child Rights and You) supported fellowship. Through his organization, he takes a holistic approach to address a multitude of issues, including alcoholism, land ownership, forest rights, food security, basic entitlements, women’s empowerment, and strengthening local governance.

Through the Right to Education forum, Dillip also advocates for gender equity and to help girls stay in school until at least the higher secondary level.

Rise Up Cohort: India 2019