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SMILE LMTV05 INDIA Madhyamgram Grooming, Food distribution, Cleaning 01/01/2018 31/12/2018

Street Dogs Welfare Project (SMILE LMTV05) :

Work Type: Animal welfare ,Manual

Location: Madhyamgram


Target :Welfare activities like food distribution,health care,grooming to cats and dogs from SMILE NGO Domestic Animal Shelter.

Project background details:

In India dogs and cats are every where on the street living under unprotected and abandoned life . In SMILE family we have a big love for domestic animals basically dogs,cats and so we made a small shelter in 2009 where we take care of few dogs and cats on regular basis. There are huge number of street dogs and cats who are roaming unprotected and struggling for the life and shelter.There are almost no management system from local government available for these animal.There are long and short term volunteering opportunities available every year for these poor needy animals.

Activities: Volunteers job are mostly food preparation,distribution,grooming,shelter cleaning ,taking care of dogs and cats at our shelter. We welcome international individuals or groups to help and look after these domestic animals during the camp. It is a fun filled experience for volunteers!! All volunteers taking this project should take anti rabies vaccination before joining these camps.International youth have chance to experience this unique project ,can help local member in different activities .They can have a change to enjoy with these cute animals. Mainly this projects are those who care about dogs and cats. If you love dogs and cats then this project would give you emense satisfaction and valuable knowledge .Volunteers also can experience the Indian food and culture while living at local host family. There would be local language classes and cooking training given . Experiencing India in different shades .

This project is based at SMILE head office near Madhyamgram town (8 km from Kolkata Airport and 22km from City center. You can find more details about the location on wiki link: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madhyamgram.

Field service Work Hour: 3/4 hr./day ( Monday to Friday early morning)

Work shop: 2 hrs per day ( afternoon)

Cultural exchange : Evening

Example Daily Schedule:

Wake up early morning: 6 am

Breakfast: 6:30 am ( required to prepared by own)

Work hour : 8 - 11 am

Lunch at 1:30-2 p.m

late afternoon: 3pm – 6 pm, plan preparation for next day

Dinner : 7:30 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )

After 8 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.

9:30 bed time

** That  program schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **