​Success Story

Miss Bonty Buragohain

Miss Bonty Buragohain hails from Roing, Lower Dibang Valley District.
She completed her Class X in the year 2012 but could not continue her
studies due to poor financial condition of her family and so she went
to explore career opportunities through the support of AMYAA NGO.
At the age of 17 in order to sustain her family she took Beauty therapy
course under AMYAA NGO and got trained under O2 Spa for three
months at Hyderabad in 2013. She was earning 7500 – 15000/- in India
until 2017 thereafter she decided to move to UAE to make her earning.
She worked for two years at Hotel Radisson Blu Dubai earning 2000 Dirhams
a month.


Back home Bonty lived with her parents and younger brother. She is the sole earner of her family and herfinancial contribution in the house plays a vital role. She never thought of pursuing her carrier as a spa therapistbut says that she found contentment in her job and admires it. She says,“I keep sending money back home and I have seen my family standard of living has drastically improved. Myfamilies feel very proud that I am taking over the responsibilities at home both emotionally and financially”.Bonty now works in Abu Dhabi at Hotel Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island. She works as a Spa Manicure &Pedicure, Facial therapist and also as a Receptionist, earning 3000 Dirhams (excluding her commission andtips) which is equivalent to 59,000 Indian Rupees. She hopes to continue working at Abu Dhabi and continueher savings for now until she can open her own Beauty Therapeutic business in her home town in Future.

Self Help Group (SHG)

Women play an inevitable role in the developmental process of the community. The participation of women is best defined and integrated through the concept of Self Help Group. AMYAA has promoted saving bank and linked a total of 155 SHGs in 3 districts of Lower Dibang Valley, Dibang Valeey and Changlang.

Farmer’s Club (FC)

Grassroots level informal forum established to organise farm sector activities for the benefit of its members. Play a lead role towards application of modern technologies by availing credit in farming for high yeild production and work towards systematized market linkage. A total of 35 Farmer’s Club are being formed by AMYAA through the support of NABARD in 2 Districts of Lower Dibang Valleg and Changlang.

Natural Resource Management Groups (NaRMGs)

A concept of North Eastern Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) NaRMG is an inclusive and democratic planning and implementating body consisting of one male and female from each HHs to look after the overall socio-economic development of the village with timely backward and forward linkages.

Education & Skills to Succeed (S2S) Programmes

Targeting mainly the School Drop-outs, students are facilitated to dream, discover and connect through self learning and exploration. Follow a blended learning approach through audio-visual, facilitator led sessions and student workbooks.

Human Rights Protection

To protect the basic rights of the most vulnerable groups of the society namely, children and women. Sensitization and awareness on Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act (POSCO), 2012 and The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 and The Juvenile Justice ( Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015.


AMYAA works in close association with Forest Department at the District level for carrying out extensive awareness campaign for preservation and protection of environment. The organization takes active part in Swach Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) and has promoted 6 Green Clubs in 6 Government Schools for the mission.

S2S offers Quest Alliance & Accenture Certified Courses

Foundational courses in Basic English, Work Readiness, Career Development, Customer interaction and Life Skills Management along with dominant Entreprenuership (3 months)