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Maartti Ahtisaari Peacebuilder Award 2012: Rama Shyam, PhD, co-founder and Director of SAHER was honored on June 21 with the Martti Ahtisaari Peacebuilder Award, presented by the International Youth Foundation bi-annually to a young leader who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of peacemaking and/or peacebuilding, presented by the International Youth Foundation bi-annually to a young leader who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of peacemaking and/or peacebuilding.

Village Capital Award 2010: The Village Capital award is a Dasra initative. The award is part of a peer funding program, where leaders of non-profit organizations and social businesses vote for other projects. SAHER won a grant for $7,500 for building peace through citizenship education among youth in Mumbai

UnLtd India Level 1 Investee Award 2008: This award recognised SAHER for Promoting peace by enabling young people to realise their potential to make a constructive change in society. UnLtd India is an incubator for social entrepreneurs working with them to accelerate their progress,develop as leaders and prepare their high-impact organisations for scaling and further investment

Youth Actionnet Award 2007: International Youth Foundation recognised Rama Shyam, SAHER's director as a Global Youth Fellow in 2007. Each year, IYF recognises 20 youth fellows from across the world and the YouthActionNet® program strengthens, supports, and celebrates the role of young people in leading positive change in their communities.

Changelooms Award 2006: SAHER was recognised by Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Pravah and Ashoka Innovators for the Public. The award recognised SAHER as a prominent youth led initiative addressing issues of communalism, identity and stereotypes among youth in Mumbai.