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Local activities undertaken by SpunkGo chapters & SpunkGo in the news

March 2024


Netra Venkatesh, Founder of SpunkGo, is one of just twenty people across the world presented with The Legacy Award at a special award ceremony in London. The Legacy Award marks The Diana Award's 25th Anniversary - a charity set up in memory of Diana, the late Princess of Wales and her belief in the power of young people to change the world. Netra, age has been recognized with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts. The award was given by Prince William, HRH The Prince of Wales. Netra was later congratulated over video by Prince Harry in California. Proud moment for SpunkGo. 

Jul 2023

SpunkGo organizes a children's book collection
drive with Tell a Story Foundation, Uganda 

Jun 2023

Congratulations to our SpunkGo Leader from
India, Aarti Daryani, for being awarded the Womania Award for her contribution to educating young women. You make us proud .  
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Jan 2023

SpunkGo is proud to announce the launch of the SpunkGo Global Volunteer Program Read-a-Thon under our partnership with Simbi Foundation ( ) .

As part of the Jan 2023 Read-A-Thon ,   digital content was created for children in the Bidibidi & Palorinya camps to use in the BrightBox classes by SpunkGo members in Uganda.
Nov 2022
We are proud to announce that our founder Netra Venkatesh has been awarded the Canon Youth Champion of the Year Award for 2022. This was announced at the Global Good Awards in London yesterday. It is wonderful to see SpunkGo gain recognition on the global stage. Congratulations to Netra and all us girls across the 20 countries of SpunkGo. A special thank you to Canon and Global Good Awards.
Nov 2022

Our partner , We-Ace brings to you Ignite 2022 – A Virtual Career Fair: It is India's largest career fair for all professionals across industries with a focus on gender diversity at workplaces– by putting women first. A uniquely curated annual initiative featuring upcoming, trending and relevant opportunities with a fun and engaging way for job seekers to explore 1000+ job openings, directly interact with recruiters on the spot and have access to over 30 top employers—all at the same time. Candidates can attend multiple masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions with global leaders when they join the fair. It's a fresh approach to jumpstart your career.

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Jul 2022

The founder of SpunkGo, Netra Venkatesh's 

efforts have been recognised by George W Bush’s Points of Light Foundation by adding her to this year’s Inspiration Honor Roll.

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Jul 2022

The founder of SpunkGo, Netra Venkatesh has been recognized with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action - The Diana Award for 2022. The award is in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales and supported by her sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex. Congratulations to Netra, all the Ambassadors and SpunkGo members across our 20 chapter locations worldwide. The award was announced on 1st July, the birthday of Princess Diana.

Apr 2022

SpunkGo Founder , Netra Venkatesh featured in the Indian newspaper "The Hindu" . Well done SpunkGo & Netra. 

Apr 2022

SpunkGo Leader from Pakistan ,Faiza Abbas organized and participated in  "TCF Rahbar Program" which is aimed at inspiring young girl students in Pakistan by introducing them to a variety of skill sets and linked vibrant activities. Well done Faiza for your efforts in the SpunkGo Pakistan chapter.

Mar 2022
A big thank you to all those who collected clothes for the SpunkGo Ukraine Refugee Support initiative. We will dispatch the boxes to the camp in Poland. Special thanks to Julia Kulekcioglu.
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Mar 2022

Our SpunkGo leader in Kenya,  Lorine Oluoch, organized "Education Transforms Society" at the Greenlight Refugee Secondary School at Kakuma in Kenya. The session involved a debate on Gender Equality , Pencil Drawing skills and tree planting. Proud of you Lorine.

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Feb 2022

Our founder Netra Venkatesh is featured is the latest interview edition of First Step by Hasini Lakshmi Narayanan. Thank you for the opportunity to talk about SpunkGo and our global initiatives.
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Jan 2022 - See the lovely thank you video !

Thank all of those who generously contributed books, shoes and clothes for the SpunkGo year end collection. Your contributions mean a lot for the children at the Shower's Education Center & Orphanage in the Dandora slums in Nairobi, Kenya which is run by SpunkGo member - Teacher Bernadette.
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November 2021
Thank you SOROR Singapore for the interview with the founder of SpunkGo.
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Oct 2021
Lovely to be see 14 year Raheen Fatima from Pakistan interview 15 year old Netra Venkatesh, the Founder of SpunkGo . You can view the interview at

Raheen is an well respected Interviewer , passionate SDGs activist , Theatre Actress and Pakistan’s youngest standup-comedian.

Netra is a serial social entrepreneur who has co founded 2 start ups ( one acquired recently by a venture firm) apart from being the Founder of the non profit educational global organisation called SpunkGo.

Two talented teens to keep an eye out for in the future.
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Oct 2021
SpunkGo is proud to announce its partnership with Beyond Beauty Uganda. Beyond Beauty is a project of The Deborah International Outreach set out with the aim of developing and equipping the girl child, teenagers and single young women to develop their gifts, skills and potentials to affect humanity positively.
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Oct 2021
Kudos to Sapna Shah ( SpunkGo Leader from India and an educator ) for organising a Youth Camp titled “Go Green, Plant Green - A vision towards the mission!” in Dev Bhoomi, Uttarakhand.This is an initiative to educate students on the the SDGs- 'Sustainable Development Goals' and create youth awareness. .
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Sept 2021
As part of the EXPO in Dubai, on the side lines of the Education Summit , members from various chapters of the SpunkGo community, held a panel discussion on The SpunkGo Protocol as a Community Learning Provocation. 
Well done to our young women from different part of the world coming onto one stage thanks to EXPO.
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August 2021
Big shout out to Tell A Story Foundation Uganda for their article on SpunkGo and our founder Netra Venkatesh. Thank you.
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July 2021
The SpunkGirls of our Uganda chapter organized a digital Read-A-Thon for school children in a refugee camp in collaboration with the Simbi Foundation ( . Book readings were added to the digital library which can then be accessed by school children at digital labs called BrightBoxes. Congratulation to our chapter leaders Hilda , Malaika and Noreen for top spots in the Read-A-Thon. A big thank you to Resty Magezi who is the Partnership & Fundraising Coordinator for Simbi's Uganda operations. If you want to join the Read-a-Thon, contact
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June 2021
SpunkGo member Saron Abraham conducts a workshop on leadership and entrepreneurship in Kampala. She is working to be a Life 
coach. Lovely initiative by Saron.
June 2021
SpunkGo's is delighted to have been short listed for HSBC's NextGen10 Program. The program chosen as the finalists will be showcased at the EXPO in Dubai in Q4 2021
May 2021
SpunkGo's member Penina Ndaki from Tanzania has conducted a fundraising program to help children of SATINO which is an organization that provides education to children that cannot afford to pay for schooling. Well done Penina.
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May 2021
SpunkGo's Founder, Netra Venkatesh was the youngest panelist at the 24hour Global Women's Summit. You make us proud Netra !
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May 2021
Tree planning activity towards contribution to the 35million trees program - Kenya Chapter
Well done Lillian .

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April 2021
A student outreach program was conducted by the  Uganda Chapter in coordination with the Youth Chaperon Uganda. Nice work by our SpunkGo leader Mutesi. 
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March 2021
SpunkGo's Founder, Netra Venkatesh was the featured in Humans_of_entrepreneurship
Congratulation to the whole SpunkGo team !
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Feb 2021
Student outreach program - Kenya Chapter
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