What: An immersive one year exposure for youth from the villages of India who are ready to act on hardcore rural challenges.
How: In the one year of fellowship, these fellows will learn in-depth about rural issues like infrastructure, health and hygiene, education, livelihood and disaster relief-rehab etc.. working hands on with Goonj teams in rural parts of Assam, Bundelkhand, Chattisgarh and Odisha to name a few.
The one year fellowship will also include capacity building workshops, shadowing experience with sector specialists apart from hands on training about key skills like communication, financial planning, monitoring and evaluation etc..
Stipend: Fellows will be disbursed a stipend of Rs. 10000 – 12000 to sustain their monthly expenditures.
Eligibility: The person must match the following three aspects;
- We are looking for people who commit to spending an entire year in different rural areas working on issues that affect the last person.
- Minimum qualification is Matriculation.
- Age between 21 to 30 year old.
After the first round of reviewing applications, selected applicants will be called for an interview process at New Delhi. All logistical expenses will be re-reimbursed by Goonj.
Application open: January to March 2019
Names for interview round: April 2019
Confirmation mail: May, 2019
Commencement of Fellowship: July 1st, 2019
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