This work camp in India, Solan 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 take part in one of the most important festivals of India. Holi is celebrated with happiness and enthusiasm in the day of the full moon of the Phalgun month. Holi is also called the festival of Spring, because it signs the beginning of spring, the season of joy. The whole country wears traditional clothes when its time to celebrate Holi. This year Holi (that plays with colors) will happen the 2nd of March 2018. Its a week long camp, and the common spaces get very crowded for the various activities that will done for the festival.
The volunteer will take part in these activities:
- Bring their positive energy inside the festival,
- Spreading the brotherhood,
- Being a peaceful mediator between the religions of the community.
The accommodation during the journey will be in a house 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 26 February to 3 March 2018 (Code RC-05/18).
The cost of the work camp is 150€ 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 to the project (50€). 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 form below, specifying the dates for which you want to participate in the project.