Glimpses of JSIP 2015


Jugnu organised its first ever Summer Internship Programme-JSIP 2015 in the months of June and July 2015 where almost 40 students from various colleges and professionals from various organisations came together to understand the working of Jugnu. The Social Entrepreneurship internship was aimed at creating a sense of social responsibility among the youth as well as to inculcate soft skills such as leadership, team work, problem solving abilities and the ability to start their own initiative with Jugnu as an execution platform.
Each intern was assigned a menter who would guide them to explore various activities by Jugnu. The team carried out surveys of various slums in Delhi, activities in the Learning centre, awareness programmes and worked on technical projects with engineering students to make a prototype of solar cooker. The feedback at the end of the programme were valuable to us for the development of our organisation. The following are some responses that we would like to share:

  • Aditi Saini (Biologist)
    • Rather than focusing on just one area, team has tried to 11391268_916793038378504_3537785760512317822_nreach out to the slums in other parts of city too. Mentor is doing a commendable job with a clear objective of every survey and the team is being well- managed.
    • JSIP journey taught me the way of living life. I could empathise with different people around me.
    • I get to learn a lot from the college students who are running JUGNU and I really appreciate the initiative taken by these young people.
  • Akhil Mittal (Undergraduate, Delhi Technological University)
    • I can undoubtedly say that my mentors are good leaders along with a good person.
    • My learning was not limited to seeking and implementing ideas for better learning of children but also I have been part of survey where I got to interact with those unknown families, learnt about their lives, I have visited the slum which I had seen only through the windows of train. It
      was a learning experience for me.

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  • Akshit Chaudhary (Undergraduate, Delhi Technological University)
    • exemplary leadership and management skills by the mentors lowered the burden to an extent that it could no longer be called burden.
    • The experience has been an increasing slope to my learning curve.
  • Drishti Sharma (Undergraduate, Indra Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women)
    • got to witness the example of joy of giving
    • would love to be a permanent member of the team and to work further for the team
  • Harshit Kathpalia (Undergraduate, Delhi Technological University)
    • JSIP helped me realize that there a lot of people who don’t get what they deserve and need help from others to achieve their goals.
  • Srishti Dahiya (Undergraduate, Delhi Technological University)
    • I have learnt much more than I could ever teach. Starting from going door to door, encouraging the slum residents to send their children for our tuition, to teaching them, innumera
      ble incidents left me with beautiful lessons to learn each day.

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  • Ishita Jain (Undergraduate, Delhi Technological University)
    • JSIP was itself a life time experience as I got an opportunity to get acquainted with people who are devoting such precious time of their life for the betterment of the society. The exposure that I got here was excellent.
  • Shradha Rai (Undergraduate, Indra Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women)
    • I had spent best time of my life in JSIP. It was a great experience of teaching the students who were so much enthusiastic and passionate to learn something new every day.

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