Impact Art work - Art for Akanksha


What does art mean to the Akanksha children and how does it impact their lives?  See what they have to say.

I believe in being true to myself especially in challenging times, as an artist our truest colours
reflect our most honest thoughts and ideas.

Ruby, 23 years

From childhood, I’ve been passionate about art because I was interested in colours. In design class we come together to learn different things. Here we learn from outside our textbooks. I feel like it’s the place where my brain starts moving fast! I go deep into everything I see and it’s because of art. Currently, Swapnil works as a software engineer at Walmart Global Tech Services, Bangalore

Swapnil, 14 years

We can make anything we want here. I see something, I think and then I create. If I did not have art in my life, then my dreams would be different. Because of art, I am celebrating my dreams. I want to be a designer and Design Class is helping me prepare for it. Currently, Pooja works as a graphic designer and uses photoshop extensively. She has completed a course in fashion design and is determined to stay on the path to becoming what she wants to.

Pooja, 15 years

Akanksha was a space where I could explore and discover myself; a place where every day brought with it new learning experiences for me. Many of my friends are married, but now my parents know that I am capable of earning and being independent. This is the place where I have learnt to make choices for myself. Currently, Sana is an Assistant Manager at Art for Akanksha, managing production, sales, marketing for products along with partnerships to take art to organizations & schools beyond Akanksha.

Sana, 24 years, Akanksha alumni and employee