Category Archives: Research

Project : Library Establishment

Background :

We, at YFS, have got a good collection of books received from our collection drives and partner NGOs.

Goal : 

The ultimate goal is to have a library setup at each of our teaching Kendra

Ideal Team of Interns :

  • 2-3 volunteers will be involved in collecting books currently present at our various locations and tagging each of them (as per our set format)
  • 2-3 volunteers will be involved in visiting various kendras and establishing libraries there
  • 2-3 volunteers (with basic knowledge of website development) will be involved in developing website for this complete YFS library project
  • 3-4 volunteers can be involved for locating and organizing more collection drives, as per requirement

Project : Evaluating production units present at Bottom of Pyramid in Delhi, and opportunities for them in current market scenario

Project Description:lijjat-papad

Interns will :

    • Study and do research on various NGOs and Self Help Groups producing goods – the quality along with pricing of those goods, and their present customers/consumers.
    • List down and do a study for parallel products existing and selling in the market.
    • Perform a research on pricing, supply demand and quality of goods expected.
    • Identify the prospects for selling the goods produced at this Bottom of Pyramid in the current market scenario.
    • Also, prepare proposals/presentations focusing on how these goods can make it to corporate through Seva Fair, or any other medium.

Project : Financial Inclusion

Background :sbi-zero-balance-account

Going by basic definition of Financial inclusion, it is delivery of Financial Services at an affordable cost to vast section of disadvantaged and low income groups

Goal :

  • A research work on various available Pension Plans, Medical policies/insurance, Life insurance policies, Micro Finance – that fall under the umbrella of Financial Inclusion.
  • Study various benefits present under each scheme.
  • Document/Presentation highlighting step-wise procedure to avail each of the schemes.
  • Ground study of various NGOs (like Sanchayan Society) working in this direction of Financial Inclusion.

Ideal Team of Interns :

  • Team of 2-3 interns with Finance background who could study and prepare document/presentation on various aspects related to Financial Inclusion and schemes under it.
  • Team of 2-3 interns doing on-ground study of NGOs, SHGs working in this direction