Prayatna-An Initiative for Social Change, is a registered non-profit Non-Government Organization run by students from three colleges : Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT) and Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD) at the Symbiosis Infotech Campus(SIC), Hinjewadi, Pune. It was started as a small initiative by Mr. Naresh Poonia of SIIB in the year 2008 but has come far since then within a short span. It's endevour is to help those weaker sections of the society who have not been fortunate enough to be the part of mainstream and have been left out of the economic transition that India is currently going through. It's aim is to: To help in the education of children from poor sections of the society. To give them guidance and inculcate moral values in them. To help in their overall personality development. To make the society especially the parents aware of the importance of education. To make the parents a responsible stakeholder in their child's growth.