Rahul Kusurkar

Programme Associate- Raise

As a Programme Associate with Project Raise, Rahul splits his time between mentoring young men in communities around Pune and coaching programme mentors from partner organizations to embed theĀ  approach of working with men and boys in their own programmes.

Rahul holds a Masters Degree in Social Work and has worked with an HIV and AIDS prevention project for almost two years prior to joining ECF. In the seven years that he has been a Programme Mentor, he has seen great changes in the community and he believes that to end discrimination and violence against women, men have to be a part of the solution since they are part of the problem.

He enjoys a wide variety of hobbies that include gardening, handicrafts, trekking, spending time with his pets, watching news and adventure channels and cooking.