DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP for VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT seeks to create sustainable digital centers in the most backward regions of India led by young entrepreneurs to solve the problem of lack of information access and connectivity through innovative ICT interventions.

Young entrepreneurs will be equipped with computers, laptops, projector, printer, lamination machine, internet connectivity and trained in entrepreneurial approaches to enable them to serve the most information-dark areas through the community-centric centers.

The centers will offer direct access to digital infrastructure and provide digital & financial literacy, digital & information services, government schemes and entitlements, digital library, e-shops and Wi-Fi services; thus acting as a central point to connect panchayats, schools, health centers and various institutions in the locality with affordable and quality services.

Who is a Digital Enterpreneur?

A DE is any individual, group of people, SHG or organization who believe in solving social problems with an entrepreneurial mindset.

We are looking for partners who want to establish a socially responsible business that is scalable, replicable and sustainable in nature to create digitally empowered and information-rich rural communities.


Position: Internship

Requirement: Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) a non-profit organization based in New Delhi is looking for an intern for a short-term assignment (2 months) for one of its projects Community Information Resource Centre (CIRC). The intern will be required to assist in writing content and developing various collaterals for different projects under the programme.

About CIRC:

Community Information Resource Centres (CIRCs) provide DEF the basic backbone needed for rolling out all kinds of digital interventions for development. They are set up in rural and semi-urban areas of backward districts with computers, printers, scanners and all basic digital equipment together with Internet connectivity. All of them spread digital literacy and empower hitherto information-dark and marginalised communities to access all possible benefits of digital inclusion and access to the global information super highway. (

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with project incharges and ground staff to develop and document impact stories for various collaterals such case study booklets and project reports.
  • Edit and proofread stories from the ground
  • Provide support in managing the social media accounts of CIRC, such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Also provide support in updating the CIRC website

Key Skills:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in both English and Hindi
  • Understanding of various social media/digital platforms
  • Ability to ideate, communicate and present strategies
  • Understanding of the workings of the development sector
  • Self- motivated and capable of setting priorities and working under pressure
  • Eager to learn

Interested candidates should send their resume to and mark CC to, with the position name in subject line. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


“Volunteers just don’t do the work, they make it work.”-  Carol Pettit

Over the last few years, we have grown and expanded our realm of work in 80 districts spread across 22 states of India. Our work has received tremendous response from the communities and partner organisations we work with. Our innovative community interventions have received wide press coverage both at national and international levels. We are now looking to step up our efforts and reach out to more people and facilitate process of change.
We are looking for professionals and passionate individuals with skills that contribute to the CIRC’s, and if you feel that you have a specific skill set or project idea that would benefit CIRC in furthering its vision of creating a digitally inclusive nation, write to us at to know more about volunteering opportunities.


In an effort to make digital tools and devices available to marginalised and underserved rural population of India, Digital Empowerment Foundation has started a movement to collect and encourage people to donate all kinds of old and used (but functional) mobiles phones, tablets, pendrives, SD cards, laptops, cameras, LCD screens, projectors and any other digital devices or accessories. There is a huge demand for these products in rural India, and through our 150 centres across 22 states and 80 districts, we want to enable people in multiplier affect using real-life crowdsourcing.If you want to contribute, please click here.