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country India: TIBETAN-INDIAN CULTURE RC-24/19
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19/08/2019 - 31/08/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
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This project is a combination of tourism and inter-cultural learning and shall provide an exposure to local as well as Tibetan culture. The volunteers will come to know of the history of Tibet and how the Tibetans fled Tibet to live in exile at this place. Inter-cultural learning will broaden horizons of volunteers on issues concerning environment and livelihood. The volunteers will be able to visit Dalai Lama Monastery, Norbulinka Monestery, Tibetan museum, TIPA and some Tibetan Institutes and witness the similarities and differences of Hindu and Tibetan cultures. The volunteers will also work in a local school on educational activities with kids like English lessons, wall paintings, doing any community work together with the kids, extend support to teacher for improving their teaching methods, promoting basic hygiene awareness to children and create a more child friendly environment in the school. Trash collection and disposal work may also be taken up with our partner NGO and local people.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in guest house with simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. All meals will be cooked and served in guest house. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals. Self-management is required. Sleeping bag is required, especially, if you are looking for or interested in trekking.

Lage und Freizeit

Dharamshala, is a small but internationally well known town in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It is 70 km north of Pathankot city and 15kms from Kangra town. Dharamshala offers a number of treks to tourists and a good majestic view of great Dhauladhar range of mountains. Dharamshala is a district head quarter for Kangra district and also happens to be the Secretariat of Tibetan spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama. Dharamshala offers tourists culture of Tibet and a different experience. Like any other hilly area, the houses in the area are scattered. The economy of the Tibetans is on tourism whereas that of local villagers is purely dependent on agriculture. Project will be held in sub-urban area of Mcleodganj. This place is also the home of Tibetan spiritual leader, H.E. The Dalai Lama.The volunteers will have opportunity to visit the seat of spiritual leader, the Dalia Lama and other historical Hindu temples. Opportunities will be there for short and long treks in the mountains after the camp. During weekend visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab can also be arranged.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI and a local partner

Anforderungen

openness and interest in different cultures
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Pathankot Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: DIGITAL EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT RC-25/19
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19/08/2019 - 31/08/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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India is committed to digitalization and access to most of the services is available online. Smart mobile phones with internet packs have replaced traditional analogue cellular phones even in the remotest of villages. However, they are mostly used for voice calls and selfies. 90 of the smart phone users have no knowledge of all available features and hence they are not optimally used to increase their working efficiency and overall benefits.The volunteers are required to educate these countryside people on several features and how they can be used to increase their efficiency and make life simple.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the RUCHI campus. All basic amenities will be available with library facilities. English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him in kitchen and cleaning. Volunteer can learn Indian cuisine (cooking). Sleeping bag is required.

Lage und Freizeit

Ruchi campus is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Bandh village is small located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have a unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. RUCHI campus is one km. from the village.Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI

Anforderungen

Interest in information technology and knowledge of features of smart phones
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: Blue Mahal FSL-WC-840
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19/08/2019 - 1/09/2019
Extra-Gebühr INR 16000
22 Freiwillige
11 Male / 7 female noch gesucht
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Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination featuring many palaces, forts and temples. The city is known as the ‘Sun City’ for the bright sunny weather it enjoys throughout the year. It is also referred to as the ‘Blue City’ due to the indigo tinge of the whitewashed houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The Camp: The focus of the camp is to create awareness on environmental issues to children and the community, provide community service on health and hygiene and to introduce the school children to creative learning methods. The local NGOs, municipal councilor and School Management Committee will be the partners of the camp. Activities:  Meetings with the local community to promote health and hygiene, awareness on environmental issues  Tree plantation with community participation  The work camp involves teaching children basic English in non-formal schools and creative learning methods like art, music, games etc.  Wall painting, educational pictures drawing and making a kitchen garden in schools

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Accommodation : At a rented guest house or hostel, with shared rooms. You will be provided with bunk beds. Toilets and bathrooms are separate, with shower facilities. Hot water will be made available. Food: South Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian food will be provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Safe, filtered water is available for drinking.

Lage und Freizeit

Location:  Jodhpur is located at 560 km south west of Delhi Leisure Activities  Visit to cultural, historical and religious sites  Cultural exchange with the community  Interaction with slum kids

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

FSL-India has been running workcamps all over India since 2001. Over the years, FSL-India has developed a strong network of local partners and local volunteers in the regions where we conduct our camps. In every workcamp, FSL-India works in partnership with local NGOs – since they are able to identify the problems and needs of the locality. This helps us achieve sustainability and a larger impact in the work that we do. Partnering with a local NGO also helps in reaching out to the local community. In addition, FSL-India works in various fields in cooperation with Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Ministry of Health, Education, Forest and Wildlife Departments and Local Self-governance Bodies.

Treffpunkt

Information about the Meeting Point will be mentioned in the Info Sheet, which will be sent at least a month in advance

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Anforderungen

The participation fee has to be paid on arrival to our Team Leader in Indian rupees.
Organisation FSL-India Alter 18 - 60 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Transport  Nearest international airport – Jaipur & Delhi (Jodhpur is connected with domestic flights)  The nearest railway station - Jodhpur  Bus services available from – Delhi & other cities in North India  The exact meeting point will be mentioned in the info sheet Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country India: NFE FOR BALANCED GROWTH RC-26/19
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2/09/2019 - 14/09/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
5 Freiwillige
2 Male / 3 female noch gesucht
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This project will help volunteers to meet, interact, learn and teach students who are in their adolescence (8-16 years of age) in different schools. Volunteers can impart information and share their views and experiences about various issues like growing up, biological changes during adolescence, drug abuse, violence, vices, social media, freedom of speech and expression, career guidance, social norms like Living Alone, Relationships, Independence, social life, personality development, communication skills, talent and creative interests. Since these children will become adults soon volunteers can discuss and educate about different aspects through creative ways like using charts, games, outdoor activities, speech, debates, Group discussion, drama, plays, theatre acts, films, videos, advertisements, books, poetry, literature and other methods in schools. Volunteers can help Young minds be aware about globalisation, technology and help open their minds to new ideas and thoughts.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the Home Stay or Host Family. All basic amenities will be available. Asian squat type toilet and English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and self-management is required. Sleeping bags are also necessary.

Lage und Freizeit

Bhaguri and Auda are two small villages close to each other in Solan district and located at a distance of 2 kms from RUCHI office. They are 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. There is a state government run primary school in the villages. Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI along with a Government School

Anforderungen

Interest in sharing knowledge, discussing issues and open to understanding and learning new ideas.
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: DIGITAL EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT RC-27/19
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2/09/2019 - 14/09/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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India is committed to digitalization and access to most of the services is available online. Smart mobile phones with internet packs have replaced traditional analogue cellular phones even in the remotest of villages. However, they are mostly used for voice calls and selfies. 90 of the smart phone users have no knowledge of all available features and hence they are not optimally used to increase their working efficiency and overall benefits.The volunteers are required to educate these countryside people on several features and how they can be used to increase their efficiency and make life simple.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the RUCHI campus. All basic amenities will be available with library facilities. English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him in kitchen and cleaning. Volunteer can learn Indian cuisine (cooking). Sleeping bag is required.

Lage und Freizeit

Ruchi campus is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Bandh village is small located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have a unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. RUCHI campus is one km. from the village.Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI

Anforderungen

Interest in information technology and knowledge of features of smart phones.
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: 'Live' the Himalayas FSL-WC-841
Bewertungen
2/09/2019 - 22/09/2019
Extra-Gebühr INR 17000
22 Freiwillige
11 Male / 11 female noch gesucht
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This small paradise on earth is home to His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama and to a significant Tibetan settlement in India. Dharamshala is set in the backdrop of the snow-clad peaks of Dhauladhar Mountains. It is the capital of the Tibetan government-in-exile and the residence of the Dalai Lama. The Camp The aim of the project is to provide sanitation and construct a safety wall for the schools and the community. You will help to provide a clean environment for the community, which is being affected by tourist influx and lack of waste management and watershed management systems. You will also create awareness on the Tibetan migrants and their culture. Weeks 1 & 2:  Promote eco-friendly practices  Renovation of school buildings and walls, wall painting, educational drawings (murals), teaching basic English  Cleanup activities at the waterfalls, creating awareness to the community and tourists to support responsible tourism, health and hygiene awareness and tree plantation to avoid landslides  Participation in Yoga class with professional instructor (only in Wk 1) Optional: During the 3rd week of the camp, the volunteers can participate in a 4-day trekking activity around the mountains of Dharamshala and Triund. The cost for trekking will be Rs.3000/- per pax

Lage und Freizeit

Location: McLeod Ganj in Kangra district which is upper part of Dharamshala. Dharamshala is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, North India, 500 kms from Delhi Leisure activities:  Visit various Tibetan institutes to understand the migrants’ issues and how the Government is taking care of the migrants  Interact with monks and the local community to understand the culture

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

FSL-India has been running workcamps all over India since 2001. Over the years, FSL-India has developed a strong network of local partners and local volunteers in the regions where we conduct our camps. In every workcamp, FSL-India works in partnership with local NGOs – since they are able to identify the problems and needs of the locality. This helps us achieve sustainability and a larger impact in the work that we do. Partnering with a local NGO also helps in reaching out to the local community. In addition, FSL-India works in various fields in cooperation with Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Ministry of Health, Education, Forest and Wildlife Departments and Local Self-governance Bodies.

Treffpunkt

Information about the Meeting Point will be mentioned in the Info Sheet, which will be sent at least a month in advance

Weitere Infos

VISA - The participants should come on Tourist visa

Anforderungen

The participation fee has to be paid on arrival to our Team Leader in Indian rupees. Optional: During the 3rd week of the camp, the volunteers can participate in a 4-day trekking activity around the mountains of Dharamshala and Triund. The cost for trekking will be Rs.3000/- per pax
Organisation FSL-India Alter 18 - 60 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Transport:  Nearest airport - Delhi international airport  Nearest railway station - Pathankot  Bus from New Delhi and other smaller cities of North India.  The meeting point will be mentioned in the info sheet Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country India: DAM RENOVATION FOR WATER CONSERVATI RC-28/19
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9/09/2019 - 21/09/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will better understand flora and fauna in this forest area and how the nature plays an important role in influencing the lives of local people. The volunteers may be involved in actual plantation of trees on waste land near Ruchi campus or tend to the already planted trees. Work would be preparing holes, clear weeds and plant trees to rejuvenate forests. Besides tree plantation, volunteers will educate people how the trees are linked to life and survival of human beings. Tree nursery may also be developed for future plantation. Volunteer will get orientation before starting project. Additional activities will include learning of various developmental issues and solutions. They will visit various humanitarian projects and interact with the villagers.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the Guest House or Host Family. Simple basic amenities will be available. Asian squat type toilet or English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and maintain cleanliness. Sleeping bag is desirable.

Lage und Freizeit

Shili stream near Bandh village. Ruchi campus is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Bandh village is small and hilly located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have an unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Chandigarh city with internationally known Rock Garden is a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI

Anforderungen

Interest in environment and climate change and learning ability, High motivation.
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 58 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: 'Live' the Himalayas FSL-WC-842
Bewertungen
16/09/2019 - 6/10/2019
Extra-Gebühr INR 17000
22 Freiwillige
10 Male / 11 female noch gesucht
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This small paradise on earth is home to His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama and to a significant Tibetan settlement in India. Dharamshala is set in the backdrop of the snow-clad peaks of Dhauladhar Mountains. It is the capital of the Tibetan government-in-exile and the residence of the Dalai Lama. The Camp The aim of the project is to provide sanitation and construct a safety wall for the schools and the community. You will help to provide a clean environment for the community, which is being affected by tourist influx and lack of waste management and watershed management systems. You will also create awareness on the Tibetan migrants and their culture. Activities: Weeks 1 & 2:  Promote eco-friendly practices  Renovation of school buildings and walls, wall painting, educational drawings (murals), teaching basic English  Cleanup activities at the waterfalls, creating awareness to the community and tourists to support responsible tourism, health and hygiene awareness and tree plantation to avoid landslides  Participation in Yoga class with professional instructor (only in Wk 1)

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Accommodation : At a rented guest house or hostel, with shared rooms. You will be provided with bunk beds. Toilets and bathrooms are separate, with shower facilities. Hot water will be made available. Food: South Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian food will be provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Safe, filtered water is available for drinking.

Lage und Freizeit

Location: McLeod Ganj in Kangra district which is upper part of Dharamshala. Dharamshala is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, North India, 500 kms from Delhi Leisure activities:  Visit various Tibetan institutes to understand the migrants’ issues and how the Government is taking care of the migrants  Interact with monks and the local community to understand the culture

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

FSL-India has been running workcamps all over India since 2001. Over the years, FSL-India has developed a strong network of local partners and local volunteers in the regions where we conduct our camps. In every workcamp, FSL-India works in partnership with local NGOs – since they are able to identify the problems and needs of the locality. This helps us achieve sustainability and a larger impact in the work that we do. Partnering with a local NGO also helps in reaching out to the local community. In addition, FSL-India works in various fields in cooperation with Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Ministry of Health, Education, Forest and Wildlife Departments and Local Self-governance Bodies.

Treffpunkt

Information about the Meeting Point will be mentioned in the Info Sheet, which will be sent at least a month in advance

Weitere Infos

VISA - The participants should come on Tourist visa

Anforderungen

Optional: During the 3rd week of the camp, the volunteers can participate in a 4-day trekking activity around the mountains of Dharamshala and Triund. The cost for trekking will be Rs.3000/- per pax
Organisation FSL-India Alter 18 - 60 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Transport:  Nearest airport - Delhi international airport  Nearest railway station - Pathankot  Bus from New Delhi and other smaller cities of North India.  The meeting point will be mentioned in the info sheet Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country India: DUSSEHRA FESTIVAL RC-29/19
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30/09/2019 - 12/10/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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Months of October and November host two prominent Indian festivals of national importance. The dates are decided on yearly basis as per Hindu calendar. These camps are specially organized for those who are interested in Indian history and culture. This period is also supposed to be auspicious for marriages. Besides local festivals, volunteers will have an opportunity to learn of Hindu as well as Tibetan culture and visit some Monasteries.Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami, Dasara, or Dashain) is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. It is a gazetted holiday in India, which is marked on the 10th day of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) of the month of Ashvin (Ashwayuja), according to the Hindu calendar. During 2019, the main festival falls on 7th October and followed by 4-day long local fair.The festivities of Dussehra are celebrated for ten days. The preceding nine days to Dussehra are collectively known as Navratri and are dedicated to the worship of Mother Goddess, Shakti. Dussehra is the culmination of the Navaratri festival. A short version of the epic Ramayana in the form of Raamlila is also performed for 9 days before this festival in Northern India.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in guest house with simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. All meals will be cooked and served in guest house. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals. Sleeping bag is required, especially, if you are looking for or interested in trekking.

Lage und Freizeit

Baddi is the largest industrial township in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. It is 50 km north of Chandigarh city and 90 kms from Shimla town. Baddi is close to a small hill station known as Kasauli wher from you can have a majestic view of great Himalayan range of mountains. Like any other hilly area, the houses in the area are scattered. The economy of the area depends on agriculture and tourism. The volunteers will have opportunity to visit Hanuman Temple in Shimla, the Naldehra Golf Club and a local zoo.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI with a local CBO

Anforderungen

Interest in festivals and traditions
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: GO GREEN: WASTE FORCE RC-30/19
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7/10/2019 - 19/10/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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This project requires volunteers to work with school children and villagers to initiate waste management through our Waste Force Campaign. Volunteers will be part of a cleanliness drive where they will visit schools and villages to conduct a cleanliness campaign. During this drive, volunteers can inform students, youth, women and villagers about the importance of segregation of waste, reducing use of plastic and proper disposal of waste. Volunteers can use creative mediums like charts, slogans, posters, banners, t-shirts, quotes, videos, films, photographs and discussions to educate villagers about different methods of waste management

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the RUCHI campus. All basic amenities will be available with library facilities. English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him in cooking and cleaning. Volunteer can learn Indian cuisine (cooking). Sleeping bag is required.

Lage und Freizeit

Villages and Schools around Patta township. Ruchi campus is located near Bandh village within a radius of 5 kms. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI

Anforderungen

Interest in keeping the environment clean and green, ability to work with individuals and keen on being a part of a campaign.
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: CITY TO COUNTRYSIDE RC-31/19
Bewertungen
7/10/2019 - 19/10/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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the volunteer will move to RUCHI campus which is based in rural setting and provides community services to marginalized communities in Mountain area. The volunteer will participate in activities focussing on environmental conservation, protection and education on fresh water sources, organic farming and women empowerment initiatives

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the Learning Centre or Host Family. Simple basic amenities will be available. Asian squat type toilet or English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and maintain cleanliness. Sleeping bag is desirable.

Lage und Freizeit

Himachal is a beautiful place with scenic sights. The nearby Kasauli town is a small hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI will execute the project on its own

Anforderungen

Interest in understanding different life styles and issues with a sharing and learning ability, High motivation.
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: 'Live' the Himalayas FSL-WC-843
Bewertungen
7/10/2019 - 27/10/2019
Extra-Gebühr INR 17000
22 Freiwillige
11 Male / 10 female noch gesucht
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This small paradise on earth is home to His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama and to a significant Tibetan settlement in India. Dharamshala is set in the backdrop of the snow-clad peaks of Dhauladhar Mountains. It is the capital of the Tibetan government-in-exile and the residence of the Dalai Lama. The Camp The aim of the project is to provide sanitation and construct a safety wall for the schools and the community. You will help to provide a clean environment for the community, which is being affected by tourist influx and lack of waste management and watershed management systems. You will also create awareness on the Tibetan migrants and their culture. Activities: Weeks 1 & 2:  Promote eco-friendly practices  Renovation of school buildings and walls, wall painting, educational drawings (murals), teaching basic English  Cleanup activities at the waterfalls, creating awareness to the community and tourists to support responsible tourism, health and hygiene awareness and tree plantation to avoid landslides  Participation in Yoga class with professional instructor (only in Wk 1)

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Accommodation : At a rented guest house or hostel, with shared rooms. You will be provided with bunk beds. Toilets and bathrooms are separate, with shower facilities. Hot water will be made available. Food: South Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian food will be provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Safe, filtered water is available for drinking.

Lage und Freizeit

Location: McLeod Ganj in Kangra district which is upper part of Dharamshala. Dharamshala is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, North India, 500 kms from Delhi Leisure activities:  Visit various Tibetan institutes to understand the migrants’ issues and how the Government is taking care of the migrants  Interact with monks and the local community to understand the culture

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

FSL-India has been running workcamps all over India since 2001. Over the years, FSL-India has developed a strong network of local partners and local volunteers in the regions where we conduct our camps. In every workcamp, FSL-India works in partnership with local NGOs – since they are able to identify the problems and needs of the locality. This helps us achieve sustainability and a larger impact in the work that we do. Partnering with a local NGO also helps in reaching out to the local community. In addition, FSL-India works in various fields in cooperation with Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Ministry of Health, Education, Forest and Wildlife Departments and Local Self-governance Bodies.

Treffpunkt

Information about the Meeting Point will be mentioned in the Info Sheet, which will be sent at least a month in advance

Weitere Infos

VISA - The participants should come on Tourist visa
Organisation FSL-India Alter 18 - 60 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport: DEL in Delhi,India The nearest terminal (train-, bus-, taxi station): Transport:  Nearest airport - Delhi international airport  Nearest railway station - Pathankot  Bus from New Delhi and other smaller cities of North India.  The meeting point will be mentioned in the info sheet Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: DIWALI-FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS RC-32/19
Bewertungen
21/10/2019 - 2/11/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
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Months of October and November host two prominent Indian festivals of national importance. The dates are decided on yearly basis as per Hindu calendar. These camps are specially organized for those who are interested in Indian history and culture. This period is also supposed to be auspicious for marriages. Besides local festivals, volunteers will have an opportunity to learn of Hindu traditions.Festival of Lights is a national festival celebrated throughout the country with lot of zeal for 5 days. This main festival, falling on 27th October, 2019, is celebrated with a great fervor just like Christmas and goes on for 5 days. Diwali is followed by other local events like Budi Diwali, viswakarma puja, Bhaiya Dooj etc. In North India, as it is believed that it was on Diwali that Lord Rama along with Sita and Lakshmana returned to Ayodhya after killing the Demon king Ravana in Lanka.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in guest house with simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. All meals will be cooked and served in guest house. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals. Sleeping bag is required, especially, if you are looking for or interested in trekking.

Lage und Freizeit

Baddi is a fast growing largest industrial hub in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. It is 30 km north of Chandigarh city and 100 kms from Shimla town. Baddi offers a number of treks to tourists and a good majestic view of Kasauli range of mountains. The economy of the area depends on agriculture and industries. The volunteers will have opportunity to visit Hanuman Temple in Shimla, the Naldehra Golf Club and a local zoo.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI with a local CBO

Anforderungen

Interest in traditions and culture
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: WOMEN POWER RC-33/19
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21/10/2019 - 2/11/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
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5 Male / 5 female noch gesucht
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This projects aims to empower women by helping them to gain confidence, recognize and demand their rights and most importantly start being an earning member of family. Information on available options for small enterprises can be shared and marketing skills can be developed. Working closely with local communities we have identified and assisted rural women to start micro initiatives to economically support their families.The volunteer is expected to better understand the role a typical woman has in our society and join them in their economic activity. They will also be attending meetings of Self-help Groups (SHGs) and interact with women to better understand their plight and assist them to be economically independent. Additional activities will include learning of various developmental issues and solutions. They will visit various humanitarian projects and interact with the villagers.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in the Guest House or Host Family. Simple basic amenities will be available. Asian squat type toilet or English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and maintain cleanliness. Sleeping bag is desirable.

Lage und Freizeit

Baddi is an industrial town of Solan district located at a distance of 35 km from Chandigarh city. The township is full of slums developed around villages and close to city center. Baddi faces problems of sanitation and poor health. The problem is serious with women because of their ignorance. RUCHI campus is 25 km. from the Baddi town.Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Chandigarh city with internationally known Rock Garden is a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

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RUCHI

Anforderungen

Interest in gender related work and issues with a sharing and learning ability, High motivation
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country India: CITY TO COUNTRYSIDE RC-34/19
Bewertungen
11/11/2019 - 23/11/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 220
10 Freiwillige
5 Male / 5 female noch gesucht
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the volunteer will move to RUCHI campus which is based in rural setting and provides community services to marginalized communities in Mountain area. The volunteer will participate in activities focussing on environmental conservation, protection and education on fresh water sources, organic farming and women empowerment initiatives

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live in RUCHI hostel Simple basic amenities will be available. Asian squat type toilet and English WC will be available. Vegetarian cooked food will be served but volunteers are expected to help in the kitchen and occasionally cook their own meals and self-management is required. Sleeping bags are also necessary.

Lage und Freizeit

This project will bring you to Bandh Village (mountainous area) and experience rural community life of Solan district in hilly state of Himachal Pradesh. Nearby Kasauli town is a small hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

RUCHI in Himachal Pradesh

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Good project for those interested in travelling with open mind

Anforderungen

Interest in understanding different life styles and issues with a sharing and learning ability, High motivation.
Organisation Ruchi Alter 18 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kalka Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
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