Women from the Dhalit communities in India are often subject to multiple discriminiation because of their caste, their gender and their income situation.
An NGO based in Jodhpur, Rajasthan aims to promote the self-esteem, financial independence and educational, professional and social skills of disadvantaged women and girls.
On site, women and girls are offered various learning and educational opportunities, e.g. lessons in Hindi (basic reading & writing), English, math, as well as in craft and professional skills (e.g. sewing, textile printing, embroidery, beading, etc.). Graduates of the empowerment program can find work in one of two sewing centers operated by the NGO. The products manufactured there are sold in a boutique in Jodhpur and to customers abroad. The NGO offers women in India sustainable educational and professional opportunities and the prospect of a self-determined and independent life.
The NGO also runs school prevention and education programs on child sexual abuse, puberty and development.
How can you get involved? Online internship administration & marketing:
For this online internship you won't have to travel to India yourself. The communication with your internship supervisor will take place via video conferencing, email and instant messaging services. You can work comfortably from home, broaden your knowledge working in an international team, and build your CV at the same time!
With an online internship in administration and marketing, you can help to support the NGO with public relations, reporting, fundraising, networking, as well as with blog, newsletter and social media updates. Interns can also get involved in marketing and administration of the boutique or develop ideas for your own campaigns or the product catalog.
For this internship you should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and be willing to flexibly work on tasks that are most needed.
It's a great opportunity to get an overall view of the work of an NGO.
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