Naga Venkata Kiran Tirupathi is an electrical engineering graduate from JNTUK. In school physics and mathematics excited Kiran, so when it came time to determine a career path, they chose engineering. In school, they secured a rank of 1300 in APPOLYCET, which gave them the opportunity to complete their diploma at the Government Polytechnic college in Visakhapatnam. They later ranked 56th in the APECET which allowed them to attend Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University in Kakinada.

The Next Step Foundation provided a scholarship to help clear Kiran’s hostel dues with JNTUK. With this donation, he was able to complete her studies in a peaceful manner, as they were able to overcome their financial crisis in time for graduation. Currently, Kiran is a graduate engineer trainee in Larson and Turbo and they’re actively preparing for the GATE exam.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."