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SMILE IFC04 INDIA KOLKATA SOCI,KIDS,FEST,CULT,AGRI,ART , 15/10/2018 28/10/2018

HAPPY DURGA PUJA FESTIVAL | SMILE IFC04 | 2018-10-15 - 2018-10-28 | SOCI,KIDS,FEST,CULT,AGRI,ART , | Age: 15 - 65

 

An internarional platform to exchange culture and language is the main theam of this camp.SMILE Society ( Situational Management and Inter Learning Establishment Society) is a registered NGO and NPO working in the field of International volunteering. On August 31, 2003, a team of family and friends leaded by Mr. Debabrata Chakraborty, formed Smile Society. SMILE believes in family type of environment. Our mission is to provide volunteers with a customized program (workcamp, short term, long term) that will enable them to make an important contribution to the poor and needy kids of India. In the past several years, we have placed many volunteers around various parts of India within different projects.

Work: Durga puja Festival is one of the biggest festival in the state of West Bengal. Indian festivals are world famous because of it social and cultural values . volunteers will have exciting time with Street kids and local festival in these days. The main purpose of the project is to bring smile on most neglected street kids during the festive season while witnessing the excitement of Indian festivals. India is always been famous for its culture ,tradition,language and food cuisine . Different culture ,dress code ,language and cooking style made the country like a continent While volunteering in this camps youth can have chance to interact with the East Indian ( Bengali ) culture and food . Volunteers and local family together exchange the culture and cook food .

Accomodation and food: Accommodation: Dormitory basis in host family/school building as per available on arrival ( on cot with mattress/on floor with mattress, 4-30 volunteers in one room) shared accommodation (normally male and female separate room). You will get accommodation till 6 pm on the last day of your camp.We are unable to provide you any accommodation before or after these dates. Please arrange your own accommodation in case of early arrival or late departure .You are requested to meet our representative at the meeting place on exact time given above. If you arrive early then you can have your stay in any of the different hotels available nearby Airport, within 2 -3 km .on the road popularly called as V.I.P road. You are requested to take any cab to check in any of these hotels. If you arrive at earlier night then you are requested to stay inside the airport terminal and meet at the next morning with our representative at 12 noon.Food: You will get 3 times local veg food from host family as per available on arrival. Please do not expect any kind of special dishes (veg/non veg) or cold drinks or special living room or air conditioned room during your term. You are requested to get ready for a simple and challenging life.

Location: KOLKATA

Location and Leisure: Kolkata ,the city of joy was known before as Calcutta since the colonial time. This ancient city was used to be the capital of British colonial period. This city has full of heart ,people are basically belongs to the middle class . There are also rich and poor people all around . City Kolkata is know for its busy traffic ,huge population ,warm welcome and poverty around the street corners It is a great place to visit for every tourist coming to India. More over if anyone get a chance to live with the local host family then that brings extra bonus to any traveller .It helps to learn the culture ,tradition,language while staying within the normal people of the society.

Train/Bus station: Ccu

Requirements: REQUIREMENTS :-We need energetic your volunteer with open mind and ready to get their hand dirty. You need to be strong and flexible. India is a beautiful country but challenging for some people . Local culture,people are interesting but weather is hot and humid in summer ,so get ready to explore an amazing country with full of surprises . Due to big cultural differences some volunteer might face cultural shock Our request to all New comers please read about India and Indian culture as much as possible before you apply for the project. If you got any queries ask anytime. These are the documents we need on arrival :-Passport copyVISA copyPhotograph( recent colour copy)Parents permission letter if you are below 18 years.Living cost INR 12500/head /camp(2 weeks) ( payment on arrival by cash )you should not have any criminal records.

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 12500.00 INR