Meet The Heroes

Watch ‘HEROES’ Videos, read Q & A’s, and get behind-the-scene tours of our allies.


From rural villages and urban communities in India to the streets of Soweto in South Africa, Stand Up Planet brings the stories and perspectives of individuals and organizations on the frontlines of social change. Learn about SUP’s heroes and allies here, and visit their websites to support their work.



The Centre for HIV/AIDS Prevention Studies (CHAPS) seeks to perform and support innovative and safe medical male circumcision procedures as part of a minimum HIV prevention package.


Soul City

The Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication (SCI) is a “not-for-profit” nongovernmental organization and the largest social change communication project in Africa.


Grassroot Soccer

Grassroot Soccer uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to stop the spread of HIV.



Dasra is India’s leading strategic philanthropy foundation working with philanthropists and social entrepreneurs to create large scale social change.



Society for Nutrition, Education & Health Action (SNEHA) works in partnership with communities and health systems building effective and replicable solutions, empowering women and their families in urban slums to improve their health.



UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, is an innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.



Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, a charitable, social, welfare, philanthropic and non-profit voluntary organisation founded in 1970 by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, is dedicated to Gandhian ideology of emancipation of scavengers.


Afrika Tikkun

Afrika Tikkun is an international NGO that provides education, health and social services to children, youth and their families through Centres of Excellence in South African Townships.

Dr. Khanindra Bhuyan is a UNICEF health specialist in Mumbai, India


The largest UN organization in India, UNICEF India is fully committed to working with the Government of India to ensure that each child born in this vast and complex country gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential.