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India

India Global Fellow

Fellowships in India emphasize economic and social empowerment, sustainable business, and conservation.

 

 

 


India Factbook

Global Fellows placement country

Location:
Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan

Climate:
Varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north

Terrain:
Upland plain (Deccan Plateau) in south, flat to rolling plain along the Ganges, deserts in west, Himalayas in north. Dominates South Asian subcontinent; near important Indian Ocean trade routes; Kanchenjunga, third tallest mountain in the world, lies on the border with Nepal.

Global Fellows placement country

Population:
1,251,695,584 (July 2015)

Ethnic Groups:
Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3%

Languages:
Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%, Telugu 7.2%, Marathi 7%, Tamil 5.9%, Urdu 5%, Gujarati 4.5%, Kannada 3.7%, Malayalam 3.2%, Oriya 3.2%, Punjabi 2.8%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.2%, other 5.9%. Note: English enjoys the status of subsidiary official language but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication

Information from the CIA's World Factbook

 


Placement

 

Empowering women and girls in living a life of choice : Shelter. Education. Training. Livelihood.

Website:  www.aartiforgirls.org
2018 Placement Details
2017 Photos: Flickr Album
Student Blogs 2017

 

Creating an ecologically resilient society through nature conservation by youth leaders.

Website: http://www.asedkol.org/
2017 Photos: Flickr Album 
Student Blogs 2017

Providing yoga and holistic practices to marginalized populations as a way to empower and enhance lives and their sense of well being.

Website:  http://prafulloorja.org
2017 Photos: Flickr Album
Student Blogs 2017
2018 Placement Details
Read Student Blogs from India

Students talk about their experiences as Global Fellows and what they took away from their placements.

2017 Photos: Flickr Album 
2017 Blog Posts
2018 Placement Details
Meet our Director

 

Combating sex trafficking and slavery through the economic empowerment of women.

Website:  http://destinyreflection.org
2017 Photos: Flickr Album 
Student Blogs 2017

Providing clients around the world access to products & ideas, with investment teams supported by a global platform. 

Website: FranklinTempleton.com
2017 Photos: Flickr Album 
Student Blogs 2017
Placement Details 2018
Explore Student Photos from India