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Our Story

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Our name AIKARTHYA means oneness or unity of an idea. With over 356 million young people, India has the largest youth population – more than any other country in the world. The potential of our young people to create a better future makes India a land of opportunity. 


Registered as an NGO in September 2015, Aikarthya is based in Hyderabad with multiple projects that run throughout the city. We are fueled by the desire to change the world by touching one life at a time. 

Aikarthya is committed to making a difference in our communities by helping those in need. We are a platform for young people who are ready to create real change in the areas of educational equity, leadership, capacity building and many more issues. 

Our aim is to intervene and empower the disadvantaged. Join us and become a part of this youth-led movement. If you want to start a Aikarthya project in your city or area, get in touch with us and be the change!


Aikarthya's projects are in accordance with the following United Nations Sustainable Goals :

  • No Poverty 

  • Good Health and Well-being

  • Quality Education

  • Gender Equality 

  • Reduced Inequalities 

  • Climate Action

  • Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Our Vision, Mission 



Nauman Ahmed Sharif is a commercial pilot graduate from USA, Bachelors in Aviation business management. Been instrumental in floating many social start ups in the past namely OYSTER, GREEN and Aikarthya.

He also is a Teach for India Fellow 2012, a core member at the Joy of Giving Week for the past 4 years in Hyderabad.

He also hold the position of a core member at the HAC - TFI - Hyderabad Alumni Collective, Presently leading a low income private school in the old city of Hyderabad, where he makes sure to service his children with best all round education.  

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To create a poverty-free Community by addressing the issue of lack of appropriate support for student and youth in low income communities to prepare them for a balanced socio-economic life.

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To works with Students, Teachers, School Leaders & youth to bridge the educational gaps in society by equipping them with leadership, problem solving & teamwork skills, engaging them in community service and active citizenship.

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