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For Volunteering possibilities in orphanages
& shelters, see www.karmayog.com/lists/orphanages.htm
If you are an NGO needing volunteers, click here to fill form
| I would appreciate if you would
volunteer for any of the following to increase and improve the info on www.karmayog.com
We would deeply appreciate your help in the following ways:
Category/ Topic Descriptive Phrase URL / website page link
The categories / topics can cover any topic close to your heart e.g.
Fund-Raising, NGO newsletters, non-profit publications, etc.
The lists of ngo's in www.karmayog.com/lists/ngos.htm needs
to be updated. The only 2 lists which are fairly up-to-date are orphanages
and the animal welfare ones.
We would appreciate if someone would volunteer
to search articles for us on the internet.
seem to be a lot of events in the coming week as circulated among the various
If you can attend any of the programs on Karmayog's behalf, do let us know, as there is certain info that we like to get from each such program.
get many emails daily e.g. from those needing volunteers, materials, services,
funds, etc. and also from those willing to provide such support.
We need this data via the various forms that are already on our home page.
We would like a volunteer who can put this data into the form i.e.
- we will forward the emails every day to the volunteer
- the volunteer has to copy-paste the data in the emails into the relevant fields in the form that same night.
Some data may have to be re-worded to fit the field in the form. So the skill-set needed is good grammatical English, common-sense, willingness to type diligently i.e. capitals where needed, etc. A cable net connection would be preferred to ensure that work is done in a timely manner.
We will pay Rs. 2 per form.
When data is put into a form, it can be put more easily on the website by the software itself. The data is also available in a very searchable and user-friendly format. This helps both the person who sent the email and those who want to be involved with such a person.
If you are willing, please contact me.
We would like to map the capacity and capability of each NGO sector in Mumbai. We began with the hearing-challenged. We tried to obtain info about every school and every NGO. We then visited them to profile them so as to put up meaningful data on the net which could benefit beneficiaries and their families, schools, ngo's, Rotary clubs, service providers, etc. both in and outside Mumbai.
After each visit, we realised that we missed out on some questions that we should have asked i.e. we could not figure out a proper checklist of questions from the beginning itself. So the effectiveness of the data that we have been able to put up is much lesser than what it could have been.
Also, even at the end of this month-long exercise, I realised that we do not have a good overview of the sector.
So I think it would be better if we can get guidance and support from someone in an ngo in each sector who has a good broad and deep understanding of the sector.
I would have liked to donate to the ngo in return for the time the person would be putting in but I don't think that our level of possible donation would be adequate to make that a worthwhile reason to guide us.
So I would appreciate being contacted only by those who really like the Karmayog concept and who would be willing and able to spare adequate time over the phone and for a review meeting every 2-3 months.
NGOs have been listed by their location in Mumbai in
We would like certain more data about each and would thus appreciate if you
can volunteer to visit all the NGOs which are in any area convenient to you.
You can do so at your own pace.
If interested, Contact 22940109 (For enquiries between 2 to 3 pm).
would greatly appreciate if someone can take the trouble to email news pertaining
to NGOs which are covered by newspapers.
We need the headline, date, the article itself, and the url of the article.
Pl email to email@example.com . Pl send each news item individually in the body of the email itself and not as an attachment.
Some news websites are www.samachar.com and www.ptinews.com .
We would prefer Mumbai or national level news.
We are also willing to pay a nominal amount. Contact 22940109 (For enquiries between 2 to 3 pm)
Some of the Indian newspaper sites are:
NGO: CITIZENS FOR A JUST SOCIETY
Type of Volunteer Opportunity: Associate, Free Legal Aid, Fund Raising and
Can be done by phone
Can be done from home: yes
Location: Mumbai and Navi Mumbai
Description of Volunteer Opportunity: Citizens for a Just Society was founded by Dr. Usha Mehta, Noted Gandhian. CJS has been working on Safety of
over 50 lakhs of Suburban Railway Commuters safety and on Nuclear safety etc.,.Variety of them to Promote the Development sector and support the
Description of Responsibility: Need to addres the develomental issue and promote vounteerism in creating a Just Society.
Qualifications / Skills needed: All variety is welcomed with zeal to do the social cause.
How will a volunteer benefit?: Will grow with the organization and develop skill of support giver.
Do you provide volunteer training?: yes
Time commitment needed: no restrictions
How long will this assignment be?: no restrictions
Number of volunteers needed?: one dozen
name: Dr. BKS RAO
phone work : 2766 39 11
Name: Binal zaveri
Organisation: Times of India
Subject: special report
Message: I'm Binal Zaveri from Times of India. We're doing a special report on disaster management for which we're listing various volunteering opportunities for people who're so inclined.
What I need is more information with a focus on what a volunteer can do - how, where, what it entails etc.
Also, if you can put me through to people who've done some good relief work in the deluge, it'll be great. we're looking for some 1st hand accounts.
Thanks and regards
IAHV is an organization that is conducting volunteer work for the Mumbai
Flood victims in Agarpada, Vakola and Kalina districts of Mumbai. They are
primarily working in a slum that houses nearly 20,000 shanties accommodating
over 200,000 people.
The wall that acts as a fence between the slum community and the Mumbai airport broke down on July 26th, 2005 with the force of the
floods and several houses were swamped, washed away and also several people lost their lives.
IAHV is collecting medicines, bed sheets, blankets, grains at a storage center in Vakola.
Volunteers are needed to segregate these items and transport these items to the slums and help in distribution of the same. Also a
medical camp is being started on Saturday August 6th 2005.
If you would like to volunteer please contact IAHV and speak to Alpa at 9820334944.
iVolunteer Mumbai is helping in
the collection and distribution of relief material for people affected by
the July 26th deluge. Click here to know more
iVolunteer in the News
Mumbai volunteers at Hi-Tech Foundation were once again covered by the press in the Mid-day Metro (Malad to Borivli edition) of 20th July. This group of
5-6 volunteers meet every second Saturday of the month and spend time with mentally challenged children. Read more...
The Hindu Metro Plus on 28th July carried an article on volunteering. As expected, iVolunteer, our Chennai volunteers as well as the Chennai-based
non-profits we work with were featured in it. Read more...
iVolunteer Bangalore was featured in the Deccan Herald last month. This informative piece unearthed our vibrant Bangalore centre and its active
volunteers, who come from different walks of life. Read more...
iVolunteer Mumbai organised its first iVolunteer Factory Visits for 21shelter children from Ankur-Asmita and project CHILD (Mumbai Central).
Initiated in Mumbai, the underlying idea of this programme is to expose shelter children (above 13 years) to different types of job opportunities
available in factories. Read more...
iVolunteer Excursions for the month of July entailed a rain trek to Peth (on the outskirts of Mumbai) with 27 children from Ankur-Asmita and project
CHILD (Mumbai Central). The trek was organised and sponsored by the employees of Mahindra British Telecom. Read more... Bangalore volunteers spent a memorable day teaching and interacting with children of construction workers through the NGO Outreach Onsite. Rohit, our first time volunteer, enjoyed the event so much that he had these inspiring words to share ...
To further the work of the non-profit, Vision Bangalore, our Bangalore volunteers carried out a street play on HIV/AIDS for the slum dwellers who
live behind Banaswadi Railway station.
International Summer School (July 5th - 12th) saw iVolunteer Pune provide volunteers and assist CYDA in coodination work. Our young volunteers, all
between 16 to 23 years, were busy handling the reception desk, organising resource people & resource material, handling internship of the
participants, compiling a daily newsletter and overseeing press coverage.
To reach out to college students in Mumbai, iVolunteer will be participating in Malhar, the annual festival of St Xavier's college and Umang, that of N M
Visit our website www.ivolunteer.org.in or reach us at:
Delhi : 011 - 55672160 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pune : 020 - 25533167 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ahmedabad : 079 - 27910270 - email@example.com
For other cities mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CED to implement a knowledge management system
CYDA as a content writer
Relief Foundation to develop a database management system
Society for Child Development to help with their newsletter 'Jal Tarang'
Vision Bangalore as a website designer
More online opportunities
CCBT Mumbai to assist in their Independence Day programme
CYDA Pune to help in relief work for rain affected areas in Maharashtra
Kriti Delhi to make recycled paper
Kriti Delhi to organise film screenings
Media4Change Pune to conduct a survey
NEG Pune to assist them in a toy campaign
Nethrodaya Chennai as an event manager for a volley ball tournament
NMP+ Pune to help in administrative work
NMP+ Pune to teach computer basics
NMP+ Pune to train people on team building skills
Pratibha Mitra Bangalore to give Chemistry tuitions
Pratibha Mitra Bangalore as a career counselor
SHARP Pune to promote health and hygiene among children
SICHREM and Stree Jagruti Samiti in Bangalore as a fund raiser
Sunbeam Mumbai as a teacher of conversational English
The Banyan Chennai to assist in making PowerPoint presentations
The Banyan Chennai as a caretaker for their inmates
Vision Bangalore to cheer up hospital patients
More volunteering opportunities
100 volunteers have been on the field in the last few days thanks to a joint
effort by UNICEF - Rotaract - TISS.
They are distributing chlorine, soap, and high-protein biscuits.
They will be 2000 volunteers today. The aim is to have 30,000 volunteers by Tuesday and one lakh volunteers by Friday.
So please put together a team of volunteers and call 55740096 which is the number of the 24x7 Control Room of UNICEF.
To understand the gravity of the situation, one should go to Kurla and see and inform others.
Indian Red Cross has lots of clothes
in a godown at Vikhroli. They need volunteers to sort clothes.
So do other orgs and even govt orgs. If you have a team, pl inform.
heavy rains that lashed Mumbai and many parts of Maharashtra have caused
serious damage to life, livelihood and property of people. Raigad, has been
While relief measures are being carried out by the state, Adivasis are being neglected as per the assessment of people's organisations in the area.
College of Social Work - Nirmala Niketan students are going day after tommorrow (3rd August) to Raigad with supplies, clothes, etc. We request you to kindly chip in with your support in terms of:
1.. Utensils (most urgently required by the Adivasis)
2.. Tarpaulin (very important)
4.. Food grains.
Besides the above we would very much appreciate your monetary contributions. Cheques may be drawn in the name of College of Social Work - Nirmala Niketan.
MOST IMPORTANTLY WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO FACILITATE AND CO-ORDINATE THE RELIEF WORK IN RAIGAD AREA.
IF YOU WANT TO HELP IN ANY WAY PLEASE CONTACT:
Ms. Rucha Chandvankar Tel: 2280 4986 and Email: email@example.com
Mrs. Prabha Tirmare Tel: 5656 4933 and Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
College of Social Work Tel: 2200 2615 and Email: email@example.com
Committed Communities Development Trust (CCDT)
wishes to arrange for recreational (as well as vocational) activities for
the women in the red light area of Kamathipura. This organization addresses
the psychosocial, medical needs of such women. They also have a day-care
center for them near Mumbai Central.
Persons needed for teaching following activities (preferably free of cost/very nominal charge):
Yoga (lady teacher only)
Making Paper bags
Tie n Dye-Bandhani making
Making gift wrapping paper and various styles of wrapping gifts
Dance Therapy (lady teacher only)
Singing (lady teacher only)
These activities will help women satisfy their recreational needs and give vent to their creative side. Apart from that, activities like yoga, dance therapy, singing will lower their stress levels and enable them to lead better lives. In the long run, the aim is to help them earn a living out of the activities they learn.
Duration of project: Will be a long term project
ACTIVITY FOR DENTAL CHECK-UPS
Check-up camps are held on 1st and 2nd Sunday's of a given month at Smile Design
Studio wherein a person can use the dental services of the private
clinic by paying Rs. 20/- per head (Includes Consultation and Check-up).
Further treatments as per requirements will be sponsored by
person with a flare for Marketing, Meeting people, Creating Awareness,
having good public relations, or simply has good contacts, or may be has a
lot of friends, would be the one we are looking for. Any previous experience
would be handy.
awareness about the program by meeting people and explaining the program
details to them.
take up the benefit of the program.
to be included in the check up program.
this is a charitable activity and a social responsibility we are not making
any money out of this. But since the volunteers are giving their services
we have decided to award compensation by paying them. The compensation
would be 25% of the amount collected by the volunteer.
example a volunteer fills up 100 successful forms and collects Rs. 20/-
per head, this would amount to Rs. 2000/- as total collection. The person
would be awarded a compensation of Rs. 500/- and so on.
a part of the organization a volunteer could access the services
are many trusts providing dental treatments at low costs. The problems
faced by the beneficiaries are listed as below.
CHECK UP VENUE:
Smile Design Studio,
Smile Design Studio,
Request to those who wish to Volunteer with NGOs through Karmayog
It is good to see so many people
wanting to volunteer time and energy for socially relevant work of their
choice. Karmayog is happy to provide space for them to explore possibilities
to find such work with suitable organisations. However, we have found that
some individuals ignore response from NGOs and other groups to their own
announcements. Please at least politely inform the responding
organisation that they are not interested in working with it for some reason
or the other. A few not bothering to respond can create
a wrong impression for others who are earnest and sincere in their
desire to volunteer time and energy. Their credibility is questioned. NGOs
and other organisations might think they too are not serious about volunteering.
Do let us also know the following:
- how many ngo's contacted you?
- could you volunteer with any?
- if so, with whom?
- what was wrong with the others?
- your suggestions for ngo's and for karmayog.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL (HFHI) a non-profit, housing organization
seeking to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and
to make decent affordable homes for the underprivileged. Habitat invites
people of all backgrounds,to build houses together in partnership
with families in need. Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 175, 000 houses, and providing shelter for nearly 900,000 people worldwide. Now at work in 100 countries,in India Habitat has built 10000 houses . Habitat India is launching a" Youth build in India" to involve 10000 youth across the country in
building 500 homes for the underprivileged. For this project we request volunteer leaders to support us in mobilizing resources . Volunteer leaders who are interested in giving back to society with good presentation and organization skills, who could mobilize resources could send their details with Telephone numbers to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
An allowance to cover the incidentals of Rs 3000 to Rs 5000 per month
This would be a 12 month assignment. Housewives and retired people are encouraged to apply
President Rotary Club of Bombay
shortage of eyeballs and probably 2 to 3 million people awaiting the
transplant of cornea so that they can get the lost vision. The
collection is hardly 10,000 in the whole year all over India.
Accordingly the awaiting list will never end.
I have prompted a project and I hope every person take it seriously.
The project is very simple that every person should try and
arrange donation of atleast one dead persons eye to the eye bank
in the whole year. This
is possible because everyone of us stays in some society and every
society have many flats and many people also live in your neighborhood
of you. You may come
across atleast 2 to 3 deaths in one year and what you have to do is
that out of these 2 to 3 deaths you have to persuade atleast one person
to donate eyes and if that is done the shortage of eye balls in Maharashtra
will be over.
can be removed only after the Death Certificate is made, and only
if the relatives/close friends who are present at that time sign the
Consent Form. Eye removal
takes just 15 minutes & does not affect the appearance of the
face. Removal should be done as early as possible (max. 6 hrs) of
death. Keep the eyes
closed. Cover the eyes with cold cloth or ice compress. Avoid water
entering the eyes or direct blast of fan on the eyes. Keep the head
raised, by putting a pillow under the head.
it is not difficult if you think that you are helping 2 blind people
by doing this to get their vision and this will give you the best
result in your life. By
such deed God will bless you in very best manner, as there can be
no better donation then this. Please inform us immediately that you
have done the projected donation of eye of one man and we will try
to honour you with a certificate for this service of good deed rendered
to the society. If you have any difficulty to carryout this project
you are free to contact me.
We have literature on the procedure and if you want the same
please let me know.
DONATION, contact :
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The Foundation for Human Horizons is "Disaster Relief Team" working
in the Mumbai Slums. we had 6 medical camps in the affected areas. The next
Medical Camps is in Kurla, Kandivali - Hanuman Nagar and Damunagar. We need
two volunteers on coming Sunday.
Please Contact :
Neilratan Shende - IIT Bombay 9869350748
email@example.com or Mr Lalit Khandare
We appreciate your efforts.
As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, WeP Peripherals
has initiated rehabilitation efforts in Naluvedapatty, a village 50 kms
south of Nagapattinam - one of the areas affected adversely by Tsunami last
year. Some of our rehabilitation and social development activities include
distributing nets to localites who lost these because of the tsunami, construction
of toilets (especially for female students, as lack of separate toilet facilities
result in female student dropouts), enhancing the quality of education in
schools, de-siltation of agricultural lands rendered uncultivable due to
salt deposition after the tsunami and construction of essential facilities
in their schools.
We are looking for volunteers to help us in our endeavor to enhance the quality of education in the schools. The volunteers would be required to visit Naluvadapathy and spend a period of two weeks teaching or coaching rural school students in their primary classes in subjects like English and activity based subjects like General
This would be an extremely rewarding experience personally for the individual, apart from being an opportunity of being an ambassador for WeP - the organization we have decided to call our own. I would request you all to consider volunteering for this activity which we believe is a small but effective step towards imparting effective education for children in rural schools.
The first batch of volunteers would be sent to the site in the last week of August or early September.
All interested could send me their confirmations through email at Vishakha.Das@wepindia.com
With best regards,
Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
WeP Peripherals Ltd.
40/1A, Basappa Complex
Bangalore - 560001
Ph: 51182208(D), 22270359/ 360
I contacted the BMC and they asked our help in distributing chlorine or
any other tablets to houses to make BMC water safe for drinking. They also
needed volunteers to disinfect the places from where the rubbish is removed
by BMC. Those who want to help can get in touch with DMC, Zone
II, Andheri directly or through me.
Luthria G B
NGO: INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE (ILMA)
Type of Volunteer Opportunity: Fundraising, Training, Community Empowerment Programmer, Trainer in Leadership & Management, Public Administrator , To attend Domestic and International confererences,and Retired IAS.
Can it be done by email: yes
Can it be done from home: yes
location: Andheri (W)
Description of Volunteer Opportunity: ILMA is a registered NGO working on Leadership and community empowerment at various levels.
Description of Responsibility: To take the objective of the Institution of developing grass-root leadership and commnunity empowerment and development.
Qualifications / Skills needed: Commitment, Excellent skill to interact with people at all level.
How will a volunteer benefit: Shall grow along with the Organization and Honorarium is possible.
Do you provide volunteer training?: yes
Time commitment needed: varies
How long will this assignment be?: 3 to 5 years
Number of volunteers needed?: 12
name: Dr. H. GOLANDAZ
phone: 2624 6115 - best time to call: 10AM
A taxi driver wants to educate his only child - a daughter - to the best
of his capacity. He has got her admitted into a Central School with a CBSE
syllabus. She is in class 2. He lives in Cuffe Parade. The child needs help
with English. Would any volunteer, preferably living this side of town,
be available to help the kid out a couple of times a week - or so.
The child finishes school by 2 pm. He is offering to pay a bit - if need
be. Pl. reply to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoping that help will be forthcoming.
Thanks. love, pervin
NGO: P N Khayal Education Foundation
Type of Volunteer Opportunity: Web Development, Fund raising, Financial
Planning, Business Plans, Legal Advice
Can be done by email
Can it be done from home: yes
Geographical location: From Anywhere
Description of Volunteer Opportunity: Web Development, Fund raising,
Financial Planning, Business Plans, Legal Advice
Description of Responsibility: Web Development, Fund raising, Financial
Planning, Business Plans, Legal Advice
Qualifications / Skills needed: Good Liasioner and Confidential
How will a volunteer benefit: Name Fame and His growth in this sector
Do you provide volunteer training?: no
Time commitment needed: As per his wish
How long will this assignment be?: As per his wish
Number of volunteers needed?: 5-8
name: Anurag Batra
cell: +91-9415374431 - best time to call: Any Time
NGO: Saheli Group- Support group of & for single women's Rights
Type of Volunteer Opportunity: writing & translation
Can be done via: email
Can it be done from home: yes
Geographical location: community is in bandra, prefer person from bandra
Description of Volunteer Opportunity: Brochure & report will send to various
group for creating support for group
Description of Responsibility: Translation of brochure, report & other
Skills needed: Language known English & hindi
How will a volunteer benefit: we will put the name of vol in our support
group list & other documentations
Do you provide volunteer training?: yes
Time commitment needed: 1 to 2 hours
How long will this assignment be?: 1 or 2 month
Number of volunteers needed?: 2
name: shilpa kashelkar nipunge
phone: 26672015 - best time to call: Friday morn. 11 to 2
NGO : Population First
location: Mumbai Ward Level Activities
Volunteers needed to collect data for resorce mapping form, at ward level in
mumbai. under the planning & implmentation programme in"LAADLI" Campign
contact person: Samir S. Salvi
phone number: 22702196/22626672
I am deepak negi, co ordinator of CCBT
registered with your website. it is doing a very excellent work.
we are celebrating Independence day this year with 15 organisations all across Mumbai. iIam the only staff handling day today activities and co-ordination work of our organisation. right now, our immediate requirement is of 15 volunteers for helping me in the task of co-ordination and meeting different organisations.
kindly put this ad on your website for wider circulation.. anybody interested in volunteering can directly contact on my cell 9892403186. office nos:- 22870672 / 73 Resi: 95250 - 5687355.
our website is www.sadbhavna.com. anyone interested to know more about us can log on to this website.
thanks and hoping for a favourable reply soon.
NGO : Jeevan Sanvardhan
Type of Volunteer Opportunity: event management
Location: anywhere in maharashtra
Volunteer Opportunity: maharshtra level competition which will spread
scientific awareness in schools & colleges.
Description of Responsibility: Be a representative of JSS and arrange the
Skills needed: good communicational skills,
How will a volunteer benefit: by membership, by salary
Do you provide volunteer training?: yes
Time commitment needed: 3-4 hours daily
How long will this assignment be?: one month
Number of volunteers needed?: 25
phone - work : 55884155
cell: 9323892182, / 9820092896
NGO : yeoor jungle camp
Type of Volunteer Opportunity: org activity in the jungle[trekking/nature
Description of Volunteer Opportunity: to meet people, org trekking ,
rainhike, rivercrossing, nature talk.
Responsibility: to look after the group and get involved in activities.
Skills needed: no experience required, should be active,
intelligent,interested to do all types of work.
How will a volunteer benefit: they will get breakfast, lunch, evening tea,
travelling exp of bus.
Do you provide volunteer training?: yes
Time commitment needed: 7 a.m to 6 p.m
How long will this assignment be?: mostly on sat / sunday / holidays
Number of volunteers needed?: 10
name: ANIL GARG
work direct: 9820100485 - best time to call: ANYTIME
work board: 56778801/02 - best time to call: 10 AM TO 8 P.M
want some good Volunteer for translation who can come to our office and
From English lang. to Hindi & Marathi.
9, Sumer Kendra,
Tel.: 022-55822 367 / 702
For those of you who want to volunteer at Pratham
these are a few activities that I thought of. I have kept in mind the time factor for volunteers so there might be few things that are time intensive like evaluation of a project etc and others involve minimal
time e.g. weekend activity with children.
Please feel free if you want the activities in detail.
1. Read to me Saturdays: Where the volunteers could read stories to the children.
2. Art and Craft day: The volunteers can teach a special craft to the children. It could be small thing they know, kite making, flower making, book making, etc. It will be better if it is a low cost item.
3. Spread the word day: It is a day decided by every one to talk about Pratham and its activities to one more person and ask them to join our guest list.
4. Recommendation day: The volunteer is supposed to visit Pratham classes and leave a sealed note at the zonal office about his/her views about what he saw and what recommendations he/she has.
5. Write a letter day: The volunteers describe what they saw in our classes. It has to be a short note and will be put up on the Pratham website.
6. Write stories: Pratham is always in need of stories. Pratham Books could publish the stories with an acknowledgement to you J
7. Expertise help: Pratham is always in need of people who could
make use of their professional skill in the organisation e.g.
database management, help with PR etc.
8. Evaluators: We are always in need of external program evaluators who could evaluate a project or a class overtime to present to us their views. This helps us to better our programs and
gives the volunteers a good field experience.
9. Forming an active like minded group: We could start with various activities to promote Pratham's work and its intensions. It will be a good base to exchange ideas amongst the group.
"Radhika Iyengar" <email@example.com>
PS: These are only a few activity's that I could think of based on my
experience, but Pratham caters to a wide variety of backgrounds. I am
an economist by training and am a full time volunteer with Pratham.
There are Hotel management graduates, computer graduates, MBA's who
work at Pratham also.
|"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth." --Mohammed Ali|