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Interns for KIDs (Knowing Indian Districts)

India now has close to 707 districts and given that “ District “ as a unit of intervention is gathering momentum, it is imperative that all possibly available Data with regard to each of these districts are collected , collated and presented in a manner that will help NGOs/Donors take informed decisions with regard to designing or investing in a programme.
KIDs is an attempt to create an observatory of micro statistics of All Indian Districts for better and informed decision making for development players who want to make a difference in the lives of the most marginalized communities of India.

Desired traits:

1. Patience and grit
2. Self-driven and self-disciplined
3. Innovative (working around roadblocks)
4. Googling skills
5. An inclination toward the fields of development and data science
6. A strong belief in the power of data and evidence to impact lives

Desirable skillset:

o Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
o Prior experience in working on projects involving data and documentation

The Internship

Each intern will work under the guidance of CEO-Sightsavers India and other experts nominated by him, with the twin objectives of:

1.Individually: The intern will be assigned one social sector (Education, Health,Livelihood etc.) about which s/he will have to collect raw data from various credible sources (Government departments, Research institutions, Think tanks etc.) at various levels of granularity (national, state, district, block, cluster, village) and collate them in a standardized format.

2.In teams: Taking ownership of a particular social sector to understand its historical context in India, its current status, and present a strategy with data-driven insights for policy action.

Duration: 08 Weeks
Those interested, write in to recruitments.sightsavers@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Intern for KIDs Knowing Indian Districts sharing a cover letter expressing your interest, and attaching an updated CV before 31st May 2018.


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An excellent opportunity for self-motivated and passionate fundraisers for Sightsavers!

Sightsavers is an equal opportunist organization. Currently, we have vacancies at Sightsavers for both freshers and experienced fundraising individuals for our Mumbai and Bangalore operations.

We offer a unique chance to help shape up careers in the field of fundraising. In addition to an attractive compensation package, also benefit from both personal and professional growth.

If you are ready to add wings to your career in the domain of fundraising then send in your resumes to supportusindia@sightsavers.org or call Toll Free at 1800 419 6250.

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