Alithea McFarlane.

Universal Just Action Society - Rajasthan, India

Project Description

Strong/Gault Social Advancement Internship Grant Recipient

“I still see myself working in the NGO sector abroad, but I am now more cognizant of the realities of what the jobs entail.”

At Universal Just Action Society (UJAS), I focused mostly on creating plans that could be implemented by the volunteer network and did not rely solely on interns/me. Thus, another intern and I proposed a new way of organizing the volunteers that would allow UJAS to expand beyond legal advocacy and into directly helping the migrant population through the creation of a network of Self Help Groups. Additionally I focused a lot on identifying grants to which UJAS could apply and creating proposals in preparation for their deadlines (most of which were after my time at the organization).

Project Details

  • Date September 1, 2013
  • Tags 2013, Asia, Junior, Social Service, Strong/Gault
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