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Jankar

Goal

To build and train women in the areas of gender sensitive laws, SHGs, financial literacy and government programmes as a Jankar.

Objectives

  • Train Legal Jankars in gender sensitive laws, counseling skills to resolve family problems and spread awareness about women’s legal rights
  • Train SHG Jankars in record keeping, management and monitoring and to resolve problems in SHGs
  • Train Financial Literacy Jankars in cashflow based data collection, analysis and household financial management; goal setting and budgeting
  • Train Government Jankars about government programmes and effective implementation of these programmes

Major Activities

  • Train women in counseling and laws in favour of women
  • Train women in building rapport with government officers to obtain information and facilitate implementation of government programmes
  • Train women in the SHG-related issues of management, record keeping, and monitoring
  • Develop training modules and cases studies of successful interventions by Jankars
  • Conduct exposure visits and Jankar melawas
  • Conduct practical exercises and exams of Jankars