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Work Camp in India in an Orchard

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

This work camp in Solan, Bandh village 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 plant trees in the terrain near the campus of Ruchi. The work consist of digging up holes, uproot weeds, planting trees and plants that will rejuvenate the forest. Apart from the planting the volunteers will teach the people of the importance of trees and how they are tied to life and survival of the humankind. A nursery could also be developed for future plantations. The volunteer will take part in an orientation before starting the project. Other activities include, learning from various problems and develop solutions for them.

The volunteer will take part in these activities:

  • Plantation;
  • Spreading the ecological culture;
  • Raising the awareness in the territory.

The accommodation during the journey will be in a guest house or hosting family where 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 05 to 17 February 2018 (Code RC-02/18) 

The cost of the work camp is 220€  with the board and lodging, the initial orientation 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€) and the participation fee for the project (50€). The participants are responsible for the insurance, the visa and the travel costs for India together with any personal expenses.


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