Target Group: Rural population across the country
Partner: Various reputed NGOs across the country
About: SBI Youth for India (SBI YFI) is a unique rural development fellowship program funded and managed by SBI Foundation in partnership with reputed NGOs of the country. It provides a framework for India's bright young minds to join hands with rural communities, empathize with their struggles and connect with their aspirations. The selected fellows, from some of the top institutes/corporates, work with experienced NGOs on challenging development projects. The initiative provides avenues for the youth to become aware of the ground realities and presents them with an opportunity to contribute through their efforts towards building strong cohesive communities. The fellowship offers them an opportunity to work across many areas of interest viz. health and sanitation, livelihood, education, women empowerment and many more. The 13-month long program allows the fellows to travel the length and breadth of the country and make a difference at a grass-root level. It aims at generating interest of the educated youth towards the social sector and inculcates a spirit of social entrepreneurship within them.
To know more about SBI Youth for India Fellowship Program, visit www.youthforindia.org