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Subject Areas Health: HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases
JVSS, a sister organization to Gram Vikas Seva Sansthan (GVSS), aims to empower the marginalized and disadvantaged so that they can improve their life.
Promote reproductive health and target HIV/AIDS transmission among marginalized sections of society Provide basic healthcare in rural and urban areas and promote community health by awarenessraising and community health programs targeting women, children, and addressing common health scourges like malaria and TB Provide education and prevent child labor in rural areas through informal education programs Empower women and promote economic independence through Self-Help Groups and vocational training Address domestic conflict and abuse through family counseling and gender sensitization programs Reduce sex-based feticide and gender selection practices through awareness-raising programs and village-based rallies Protect and rehabilitate women and girls suffering from economic distress and exploitation through the provision of shelter and counseling Promote sustainable agriculture practices and provide food security in rural areas through trainings and technical support Encourage inclusion of all sectors of society in village planning and participation through the establishment of Village Development Committees, Village Old People's Associations, and women's Self-Help Groups, and Dalit village-level committees >> read more
Samaj Evam Paryavaran Vikas Sansthan (SEPVS)
internships|Asia|Community Development|Environment|Human Rights|India|Youth and Education
Location: Jodphur Setting: Urban and Rural Established: 1996 Staff: 3
education. Child Education Child Labor and lack of access to education are arguably the biggest problems in the Jodhpur district. SEPVS has reached over 10.000 children to provide access to education and have linked child laborers to mainstream education. Through capacity building workshops and trainings. Program Information 1. moral and cognitive development. Poverty. and leadership development. education. agriculture. equality and social justice Organization Objectives SEPVS is a development-based non-profit organization located in Jodhpur City. climate change. SEPVS has partnered with CRY India for last 15 years to address this problem. health. women empowerment. Community empowerment. .Subject Areas Community Development: Capacity building. Children’s Rights Program: SEPVS create awareness among communities on quality education. and water resource management. Organic/sustainable agriculture Education and Youth Development: social. SEPVS pursues the following objectives: To advocate for marginalized communities through promoting education To empower women through livelihood trainings and capacity building To advocate for children and prevent child labor in rural areas through informal education programs To organize multi-sectoral development activities for marginalized communities to bridge the socioeconomic gap between the in India. Rajasthan that operates in over 73 villages throughout western Rajasthan and the Thar Desert. and collaborates with local communities to develop sustainable solutions to these problems. Community mobilization/organization Environment: Natural resource management. The mission of SEPVS is to empower the marginalized sections of society. Human Rights: Advocacy. Since the start of the project. particularly low-income people. through awareness-raising. SEPVS works to address the issues of child and dalit rights. In order to achieve its mission.
SEPVS also conducts health outreach programs. Supported over 100 government schools through community partnerships. Opportunities Assist in the baseline research and needs assessments in Doriya and write reports based on that research. 3. community development and/or education. Food Security. Environmental Education. Water Security. help SEPVS in project planning. This program is being run at block level as a pilot project. They also encourage women to fight against social injustice in society. Women’s Empowerment SEPVS has formed 125 women’s groups and conduct capacity building programs to educate them about their rights. Conservation. Environmental Planning. SEPVS is planning to conduct baseline research and a need assessment in Doriya and surrounding villages to inform the design of projects that approach climate change holistically. Environment SEPVS is planning to start a new project in the areas of Appropriate Technology. design and implementation. health camps. Requirements Interest in the environment. Based on the results of the needs assessment. Rainwater Harvesting Systems. Note: Responsibilities offered to each participant will be proportionate to their level of . Sustainable Agriculture. the Founder Trustee of SEPVS. and Drought Relief through community empowerment. Strong writing/documentation and communication skills Ability to adapt to work in rural villages. and campaigns to raise awareness on children’s health issues in rural areas. 2. even in the hot summer months Strong research skills An understanding of issues faced in drought-prone areas of India Program Supervisor (All Programs) Interns will be supervised by Simatharam Pathik.
education. Organizational Background Samaj Evam Paryavarn Vikas Sansthan (The Institute for Social and Environmental Development) came into existence in 1996. including child labor. health. Working Conditions Interns will be based in the small SEPVS office in Jodhpur but will frequently go to the main office in Doriya in Balesar Thasll village. Participants who are new to development work may predominantly support and assist current project agendas. few staff members speak English. and seminars. Through these strategies. while those with much applicable experience may be able to assume greater responsibility. The new Jodhpur office is very small and without many resources. SEPVS hopes to empower and strengthen communities to fight for their own rights and voice their own concerns and opinions. >> read more Yuva Prayas . Research projects are strongly encouraged by this organization to support each program’s objective because minimal resources are currently allocated for research. by organizing and sponsoring workshops. For 15 years. meetings. SEPVS has addressed the most salient issues facing the underprivileged in western Rajasthan. There is the opportunity for the intern to stay at the SEPVS guesthouse in the village a few days a week to support their work if desired. women's and Dalit rights. trainings. and in women and children. it is strongly encouraged for participants to bring a computer with them.100 kms away from Jodhpur to do fieldwork. Also.experience. when it was registered under the Rajasthan Society Act of 1958. SEPVS aims to build leadership and life-skills in impoverished. SEPVS website About SEPVS Clients SEPVS works in Western Rajasthan with marginalized communities members such as women. SEPVS is also active in many networks that function to spread the message of SEPVS's work and facilitate partnerships with other like-minded organizations. so a working knowledge of Hindi will be useful in both the office and the field. children and lower-caste community members. therefore. and water resource management. Dalit communities.
and livelihood generation. child welfare. Cognitive Development. In an effort to uphold truth in all its endeavors and to facilitate human development for all strata of society. interpretation of findings. Satya An NGO operates through a set combination strategy including research. Satya directs its programs toward education. Child and Adolescent Development. Adolescent Sex Education Organization Objectives Satya (Social work Academy for action and protection of Truth and Yearning for its Anticipation) functions as a resource centre dedicated to the larger goals and objectives of the social sector. Complimentary Learning. HIV/AIDS Counseling. and effective implementation of their programs. Jodhpur District. Nutrition. Teaching Community Development: Community Empowerment. 123 Micro- level Workers Subject Areas: Youth and Education: Social Leadership. and group confidence-building activities To provide quality educational opportunities to rural children >> read more Satya An NGO internships|Asia|Community Development|Health|India|Youth and Education Location: Udaipur. health.internships|Asia|India|Women's Empowerment|Youth and Education Location: Osiyan. India Setting: Urban Established: 2004 Staff: 21 Regular. design of practical strategies. India Setting: Rural Established: 2001 Staff: 7 Organization Objectives Since 2001. Yuva prayas goals are to: Identify and organize women from rural migrants areas into groups for academic and practical education. Building Social Capital Health: Public Health. YUVA Prayas has worked to empower communities especially women and children to access to basic facilities and to promote a sense of independence and selfworth. >> read more . vocational training programs. More specifically.
Poverty. and dowry. focusing on this region due to its strong social problems including but not limited to a rigid caste system. Media and Communications. which is the mother tongue . Equality and Social Justice Education and Youth Development: Social Leadership. to make individuals aware of their rights as human beings. and justice. Community Mobilization/Organization Human Rights: Advocacy. forced child marriage. Their long-term vision is to create a violence free society based on equality. violence against women. >> read more Rupayan Sansthan internships|Asia|Community Development|India Location: Paota. illiteracy. Jodphur Setting: Urban Established: 1960 Staff: 7 Subject Areas Community Development: Cultural Retention. Leadership Training Women's Empowerment: Advocacy and Rights. Vikalp works in 12 districts of Western and southern Rajasthan. peace. Vocational and Life Skills Training. and to empower young women and men to actively participate in development and social change.Vikalp Sansthan internships|Asia|Community Development|Human Rights|India|Women's Empowerment|Youth and Education Location: Jodphur Setting: Urban Established: 2004 Staff: Office: 17 Field: 50 Subject Areas Community Development: Community Empowerment. Guidance and Counseling. Capacity Building Organization Objectives Vikalp Sansthan’s mission is to spread awareness and inspire understanding of the problems related to gender based violence. Planning and Infrastructure Building Organization Objectives Rupayan Sansthan was established with the simple idea of collecting folk tales and folk songs to bring out the richness of the Rajasthani language. female infanticide. Skill Building. Capacity Building. Violence Against Women.
Rupayan has expanded its scope from merely research and archiving. molding youth advocates. Social Responsibility Women’s Empowerment: Women’s Business Support. children. and engaging like–minded organizations to make young people a collective force .Conducts both national and international research on local issues affecting people’s potential for capacity enhancement . facilitating their voice at national and international forums. Personal and Professional Development Community Development: Community Empowerment. Teaching. and adolescents .of more than 40 million people of Rajasthan. India Setting: Urban Subject Areas: Established: 2001 Staff: 26 Youth and Education: Social Leadership. and oppressed in order to improve their social. economic. especially women. cultural. socially-excluded. educational.Works for the empowerment of the poor.Encourages young people’s voices in policymaking and programs across the country by increasing youth participation in decision making. Gender Equity Strategies. Building Social Capital. and develop their ability to earn livelihoods through the creation and operation of women’s groups .Undertakes programs concerning health issues faced by the community. Reproductive Rights Organization Objectives Jatan Sansthan: . >> read more Jatan Sansthan internships|Asia|Community Development|India|Women's Empowerment|Youth and Education Location: Udaipur. Since its inception.Works to improve the condition of women. promote their equality. and health status . to educating Rajasthanis on traditional livelihoods and cultures and working with traditional performing arts communities on development issues. vulnerable.
Complimentary Learning. Development Interventions Organization Objectives Animal Aid provides medical treatment and care for stray animals in Udaipur and advocates for animal rights throughout India. Water Pollution. Social Leadership. Community Planning. Child and Adolescent Development. Conservation. education. limited livelihood opportunities. Social Development Organization Objectives ALERT seeks to empower marginalized communities to overcome the issues directly affecting their quality of life. Soil Erosion. Spay/Neuter Programs Youth and Education: Social Leadership. Asset Mapping. Epidemiology. Biodiversity. health and the environment Increase livelihood opportunities for rural communities through youth and adult education and capacity building workshops Encourage participatory involvement in rural development and urge utilization of traditional knowledge systems for sustained development >> read more Animal Aid internships|Asia|Community Development|Health|India|procorps|Youth and Education Location: Udaipur. Water Systems Management Research: Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis and Program Evaluation. Energy and Development. Guidance and Counseling. Social Responsibility. Environmental Health. Public Health. Environmental Planning. Social Development. Renewable Energy. Teaching. Infrastructure Development Education: Capacity Building. Its goals are to: Provide medical treatment to abandoned and suffering animals Raise awareness in the local community about proper treatment of animals Advocate for animal rights and establish waste management policies that minimize the negative impact on the animal population >> read more Aajeevika Bureau . ALERT aims to: Generate awareness about environmental degradation and support efforts toward restoration Inform rural communities about the state of local resources. Community Empowerment Health: Infectious Diseases. and rural-to-urban migration. Rajasthan Setting: Urban Established: 2002 Staff: 18 Subject Areas Community Development: Social Responsibility. Animal Welfare. including environmental degradation. Building Social Capital.>> read more Active for Literacy & Environmental Renovation Task (ALERT) internships|Asia|Environment|Health|Human Rights|India|procorps|Youth and Education Location: Udaipur Setting: Urban Established: 1991 Staff: 30 Subject Areas Environment: Environmental Education. Statistical Analysis. Air Quality. Needs Assessment Community Development: Community Empowerment. Sanitation.
Communication. Social Justice.internships|Asia|Community Development|Human Rights|India|procorps|Youth and Education Location: Udaipur. Equality Community Development: Community Empowerment. Its goals are to: Present skill-building workshops for young rural migrants to help them find higher paying jobs in the labor market Provide information. Social Leadership. and placement services for migrants looking for work and seasonal employment Develop communications networks for separated families Research seasonal migration patterns and trends Provide shelter. Personal and Professional Development Organization Objectives The Aajeevika Bureau works to empower. Social Responsibility. financial services. Social Work. Legal Issues. counseling. Capacity Building Youth and Education: Complimentary Learning. Social Development. healthcare. and education facilities for rural to urban migrants Give legal aid and protection against exploitative labor practices Add insurance too In the game . and advocate for young rural migrants in Udaipur Region. Child and Adolescent Development. Rajasthan Setting: Urban Established: 2004 Staff: 12 Subject Areas Human Rights: Poverty. Forced Migration. Community Action. educate. Development Interventions.
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