Nominated Asian Girl Ambassador 2013: Thansila Muyyarikkandy (Finalist)

Thansila

Name: Thansila Muyyarikkandy

Organization: India’s The Peace Gong

Awards/Achievements: 1) Wayanad Shishu Panchayat President; 2) Shishu Panchayat Micro Finance Bank Founder; 3) Chief editor of Peace Gong Kerala; 4) Media literacy head of AFRC INDIA

 

Introduction

I am the president of Wayanad Shishu Panchayat (a national movement aimed at educating people in India about democracy and children’s rights). I led a group representing my home state of Tamilnadu in a UN-supported youth consultation on the UN Millennium Development Goals, an event which was organized by youth-led development agency Restless Development. At Wayanad, I performed many tasks including leading a group of girls to conduct the UN My World Survey and coordinating a youth conference on volunteerism. Continue reading