Namrata Jaitili

Head of Programmes

Dr. Namrata Jaitli is Head , Programmes at Charities Aid Foundation, India since April 2014 . Prior to that she was Deputy Director in Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), an international Centre for Learning and Promotion of participation and democratic governance. She has a strong academic background and multi-functional experience of 20+ years in empowering marginalized communities, strengthening capacity building and knowledge generation initiatives. She has progressive knowledge on citizen participation, participatory development, and institutional development and is academically proficient with PhD in Social Work, MA in Social Work and BA in Psychology (Hons), coupled with numerous international & national workshops attained throughout the career span. Her core competencies include capacity building /training, monitoring and evaluation, research, networking , programme management and knowledge management, and has acquired multi-cultural and diverse exposure to different countries like Afghanistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Tanzania, Nepal, China, Canada, UK, USA, Germany, New Zealand and Australia. She has executed projects on women empowerment and decentralized water management; providing capacity building and educational support to development professionals and institutions on participatory methodologies; monitoring, evaluations and conducting research on development and governance issues; convening multi-stakeholder policy dialogues; networking with different stakeholders like community, NGOs , Government, Academia and Donors; and building and implementing institutional project management and knowledge management systems.

Articles by Namrata Jaitili:

CSR: The wind beneath our wings

Posted on: June 06, 2016

The year 2015-16 has been a milestone year in the arena of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) -supported development interventions. The CSR focus has now become more strategic, with corporates committing to long term, multi-year engagements and emphasising on sustainable impact… Read More »

The Curse of Child Labour

Posted on: June 06, 2015

Children are the greatest gift to humanity and hold the future of our country in their little hands. It’s horrifying that one out of every seven children around the world today is a child labourer. In India, child labour and… Read More »

Road to redemption – Help Nepal rise again

Posted on: May 05, 2015

It takes just a few minutes, sometimes seconds, to lose everything in your life – family, friends, property hard-earned investments and sometimes, life itself. More than 7,500 people died in the earthquake in Nepal. To think that the final figure… Read More »

CAF India Partners Celebrate Children’s Day

Posted on: November 11, 2014

Childhood is the most fearless, creative and curious of all ages and thus works as the foundation in our lives. It is thus imperative that it is prospered through genuine efforts with right guidance, resources and direction. Children's Day is… Read More »

CAF India NGO Validation & Due Diligence support

Posted on: September 09, 2014

Recent trends and developments at the international and national level have opened up a plethora of challenges as well as opportunities for new collaborations and strategic choices for civil society actors in India. Within this context CAF India‘s strategic and management… Read More »

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