Jagrutha Mahila Sangha (IND-106)


Type: Women - Country: India

Brief description and main aims

At Jagrutha Mahila Sangha we work to support women who face various types of challenges or abuses such as women who have been destituted, victims of domestic violence, women who have been victims of dowry harassment, women with alcoholic problems, women who have trouble with thier spouse, in-laws and parents, and women who have been victims of rape and human traficcking, among other things.

 

Main Activities

  • To provide shelter 
  • To patiently hear and understand each situation
  • To give immediate aid, if required
  • to provide food, clothes, and medical help to the women who seek our help & her children
  • After writing down complaints we ask the individual what type of relief she requires
  • On request of the complainant, we summon her husband/in –laws etc, against whom she is aggrieved or approach the police etc.
  •  Rebuild of rehabilitate.
  • Work toward women empowerment

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer will:
  • visit the villages where women who we help come from so we can have a better understanding of the root of the problem
  • observe and offer some counselling
  • understand the Indian culture and Kannada language
  • do some vocational training
  • train our clients 
  • manage complaints 
  • get involved in our awareness programme, legal aid programme,  or counselling college girls about safety measures.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:
  • be able to adjust to the local environment
  • have studies or be interested social welfare
  • be open minded
  • be able to understand the facts
  • be gentle
  • be a problem solver

Location

Davanagere is located between Karnataka and Capital City of Karnataka. It is famous for education and business, it has 5 Taluk head quarters’  and  Asia's second largest irrigation tank is situated in this district called Shanthi Sagara (Sulekere), and Davanagere called as Shikshana Kashi. This as a mixed community andd the entire region is divided into  partially irrigated land & partial dry land. 

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live in the project.

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