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Work Camp in India about the Tibetan Culture

Who: volunteers 18+
Where: Dharamshala, India
Duration: Around 10 days
Host Organizations: RUCHI in partnership with Associazione Joint
Deadline: as soon as possible

This work camp in India, in Dharamshala, is a project promoted by RUCHI in collaboration with  l’Associazione di Promozione Sociale Joint. RUCHI (Rural Center for Human  Interests) is an organization that develops the local communities through promoting international volunteering and intercultural exchange. Ruchi was created in the 1983 in the district of Solan and it always dedicated its efforts to the needs of the remote communities. Extreme poverty, the development of basic infrastructures, access to better education for youngsters are some of the main topics, Ruchi works on. Focusing on people, especially young ones, leads to the development of the entire local community.

Through this work camp the volunteers will be able to live with the local Tibetan culture, they will study the story of Tibet and how the Tibetani people had to be exiled to the land they are living now. The intercultural learning about life and environmental issues will broaden the horizon of the volunteers. The volunteers can also work in the local school, creating opportunities for the children, playing with them and to take part in the maintenance of the touristic zone. The volunteers that will come before 19 February can assist in the Tibetan New Year celebrations.  

The volunteer will take part in these activities:

  • Wanting to learn the Tibetan history,
  • Nurture humanitarian ideas,
  • Do good deeds for the local community.

The accommodation during the journey will be in a house owned by Ruchi and the volunteers will share a room. Will be provided 3 meals per day by the organisation but its expected that the volunteers help with the cooking or cook by themselves. Bring your own sleeping bag.

The project will be:

  • from 12 to 24 of February 2018 (codice RC-03/18);
  • from 19 of February to 3 of March 2018 (codice RC-04/18).

The cost of the work camp is 220€  with the board and lodging and the planing costs included. We’d like to remind you that after you have been selected it is necessary to pay 80€ to Associazione Joint, the annual registration sum  for the association (30€) plus the participation fee to the project (50€).

We’d like to remind you that the participants are responsible for the insurance, the visa and the travel costs for India together with any personal expenses.

To Candidate in this work camp in India please completely fill the form below, specifying the dates for which you want to participate in the project.

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