Internship posted by: MicroEmpowerED
Posted on: February 28, 2013
If you are interested in empower and support the poor and marginalised communities in rural areas of India, or wish to gain a firsthand exposure in the rural micro-finance sector in developing India, you should consider joining our volunteer-internship program and work in a different cultural, development and medical context. You will gain valuable exposure, knowledge and experience.
As a volunteer-intern, your involvement will vary depending on your knowledge and skills. During your volunteer-internship, you will have opportunity to connect with and experience various departments of government, non-government and private sector organisations engaged in economic empowerment and community development work of the poor and marginalised in rural areas. You will also get a real time engagement with the beneficiary group to have subjective analytical view of poverty and empowerment.
Some of the work areas of individual volunteer-intern engagement could be: 1. Developing a Financial Literacy program for the poor and marginalised families / groups / communities 2. Research and documentation on the Micro-finance initiatives in the region 3. Development of innovative environmental and empowerment conscious micro-entrepreneurship and micro-finance ideas 4. Support existing Women's SHG (Self Help Group) initiative or help foster ROSCA (Rotational Savings and Credit Association) 5. Identifying a potential individual / family / community for integrated micro-finance support with a micro-entrepreneurshiop plan. 6. Support and manage an existing micro-finance beneficiary /group including secondary support activities such as life skills and family education
This volunteer - internship position is ongoing and individuals can apply anytime. However, there are limited positions which will be confirmed on first come first serve basis to appropriate candifates. Visit our website - www.micro-empowered.org to read more about our work and , and send your resume, motivation letter and a photocopy of their identity card at - email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org