Introducing myself and my journal: Women Confidence

K. Amirthalingam
Posted November 14, 2012 from India

About Me: Name : K. AMIRTHALINGAM Address : S/o. K. Krishna, 18/10 Manimekalai street, Ganapathi nagar, Villapuram, Madurai – 625 012. Tamil Nadu, India

Sex and Religion : Male, Hindu - B.C./ Married

Date of Birth : 23.12.1964 -47 years

Languages Known : Tamil, English

Educational : M.A., M.Phil., Ph.d.,

Experience :

Worked as ORGANISER AT PEEDS (NGO) in Madurai East Block area for 4 years. Job Description; Formation of Self Help Groups, youth club, Grama Sangam, to all section of people, and particularly Dalit-Socio, Economic, Cultural Development.

Worked as PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE at ASSEFA/ PLAN International Child welfare project, at Virdhunagar District, 7 years, 1989-97. Job Description: Over all incharge of 40 adopted villages: Child-Family-Group-Village cluster-Community level-Economic, Social, Health, Animal Husbandry, Income Generation, Agricultural, Cultural-All development - Programmes under Assefa/Plan activities.

Formed Social, Economic, Health, Income Generation Cultural committees through Gramasaba, Mahilir Mandram, Youth clubs and also formed Group-village-cluster-federation at project level to solve the problems among themselves, induced to organised federation’s 3 meetings in every month-fund revolving for credit recovery deal by committee members.

(Formation of IFAD - Women Development project under Tamilnadu corporation of women development, Chennai) Self Help Groups separately in adopted Villages - 140 groups.

Cluster level training conducted in every month to group leaders, representatives, Animators (Health, Education, Animal Husbandry, Cultural Sector) - Partially - before - after - getting programmes beneficiaries for IFAD women development project.

Budget preparation at Group-Village-cluster project level through PRA (Participatory Rural Appraisal method:

Then worked as Training Co-ordinator at SEARCH (International HRD Training centre for NGOs) for 1 year – Bangalore.-1997-99.

Job description: Training co-ordination, Conducts PMES, Strategic planning, Project writing. Negotiation capacity, NGO Management, Capacity building Training for NGOs leaders, Organization Development (OD) Trainings.

Training Attended

1993 - PRA (Participatory Rural Appraisal) Myrada/Plan, Banglore, 1994 - field workers development at Krishnamoorthy’s Institution, Chennai 1997 - Sustainability in Rural Development - Ashirwad (NGO) Bangalore/PMES Training - SEARCH, Bangalore.

Paper presented/ History of Non-Government organization- at and Training conducted SEARCH – Bangalore – 1999. Alternative strategies for Field workers - NIRD – Hyderabad – 1997. People Awareness and Educational Technology – Madurai Kamaraj University- -Chair- Dr. Zakir Hussain Studies -1990 NGO Management – In 2004 -Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Devar College, Madurai .

Personal and Potential

 Strong analytical skills and articles writings  Capacity to summarize large amount of facts and data  Ability to clearly articulate ideas and concepts  Strategic and organizational vision  Capacity to facilitate productive and participative teamwork  Ability to conduct individual interviews, easiness to work with different teams on a long term schedule  Ability to listen  Flexible  Autonomous  Willingness to travel  Organize Fund raising events  Up to knowledge of Journalism  Computer skills  Project writings  Reports, and Documents of Projects


My Passions: Be happty

My Challenges: build people confidence

My Vision for the Future: Every women be happy

My Areas of Expertise: Project Writings, Report making and documentation and NGO Training

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  • Nusrat Ara
    Nov 15, 2012
    Nov 15, 2012

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