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RC-11/18 INDIA SOLAN ENVI, 02/07/2018 14/07/2018

STOP CLIMATE CHANGE-PLANT A TREE | RC-11/18 | 2018-07-02 - 2018-07-14 | ENVI, | Age: 18 - 88

 

RUCHI with local community

Work: The volunteers will undertake plantation of fast growing trees with soil binding capabilities across the roadside and in RUCHI campus. The area is prone to land slides and soil erosions. Every year, massive plantation is done across roadside to stabilize soil and increase green cover. This is a monsoon season and most of the plantation is done during this period with a high survival rate.The volunteers will also tend to fruit trees (Guava, Mango and Amla with onion and ginger) in RUCHI farm. The work may relate to mulching, removing weeds, pruning and preparing organic compost.developmental issues and solutions. They will visit 2-3 villages and may get involved in ongoing humanitarian projects.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers will live in the RUCHI campus. All basic amenities will be available with library facilities. English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him in kitchen and cleaning. Volunteer can learn Indian cuisine (cooking). Sleeping bag is required.

Location: SOLAN

Location and Leisure: Ruchi campus is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Bandh village is small located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have a unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. RUCHI campus is one km. from the village.Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.

Train/Bus station: Kalka

Requirements: Interest in environmental management and willingness to do a little hard physical work.

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 220.00 EUR