- Meet & Greet with light snacks at 3:30pm
- Program starts at 4pm
AFEC helps disadvantaged youth in India who are forced to exit orphanages or care homes upon turning 18 with no support for the future.
The Launchpad for Adulthood program helps them transition to independence and economic stability by providing them full support for tuition and board for vocational training or higher education, life skills training, assistance with job placement, and mentoring for 2 years.
Since 2019, they have enrolled over 800 youth in their program, with less than a 5% dropout rate and 267 in steady employment after completing their training in fields such as nursing, automotive repair, and hospitality.
Sudha Subbaraman (Sudha Kumar) is a versatile, well-known Boston singer, song-writer and composer, trained in the Carnatic and Hindustani classical traditions, under her Guru Smt. Swati Panda, Vidushi Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar and Padmashree Gundecha Brothers. She has performed classical, devotional music, abhangs, bhavgeet and popular music actively in the Boston area for many years. Check out her YouTube channel.
She will be joined by Karthik (vocals), Hirak (harmonium), Christy (keys), Vinphin (percussion), Yogesh (tabla), Manish (guitars), and Sachit (flute).
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