This work camp in India, Shimla-Chail 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 have to work close contact with members of the local community and they will participate in eco-tourism activities like keeping clean the national parks and floricolture. In addition the volunteers will work in local schools, create opportunities for entrepreneurship and teaching kids and (depending on the situation) do environmental and sanitary activities together.
The volunteer will take part in these activities:
- Development of the territory,
- Doing activities involving the local population,
- Taking initiative for a better social environment.
The accommodation during the journey will be in a guest house or a hosting family 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 9 to 21 April 2018 (Code RC-07/18).
The cost of the work camp is 220€ with the board and lodging and the planing costs are 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 registration fee for 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 in the from below, specifying the dates for which you want to participate in the project.