Mediano/largo plazo
RC-MTV-CD-9/19 INDIA New Delhi & Solan (H.P.) kids, edu,envi,soci 01/06/2019 31/12/2019

RC-MTV-CD-9/19: City to Countryside - Rural & Urban community service
Period: Open throughout the year

Age: 18+
Location: New Delhi & Solan (H.P.)
Placement: Placement, minimum 2 month and upto 3 months.

Joining dates: Open

Background: We started this as a pilot project during 2018 and based on feedback provided we have decided to extend it during 2019 as well. Here the volunteers will experience contrast situation of living and working in New Delhi for 1 month and then move to RUCHI campus located in mountains of Himachal Pradesh for 2 month. The project will provide you an experience to participate in various community service initiatives implemented by us in rural areas and by our partner based in New Delhi.

Work: The volunteer will start from New Delhi and participate in activities run by our partner based in outer suburb of Nangloi in New Delhi. Our partner operates a learning centre for marginalized kids living in Nangloi and adjoining suburbs. At learning centre they run capacity building classes for young kids: arts, pottery, tailoring etc and also take care if very young kids in their day care centre.

After a month in Delhi, the volunteer will move to RUCHI campus which is based in rural setting and provides community services to marginalized communities in Mountain area. The volunteer will participate in activities focussing on environmental conservation, protection and education on fresh water sources, organic farming and women empowerment initiatives.

Accommodation: This will be basic, simple and shared with common toilets. Basic amenities shall be provided. We shall provide mattresses but the volunteers are required to bring their own bed sheets, sleeping bags and personal toiletries.

Food: Food offered will be simple authentic Indian vegetarian and freshly cooked. Three meals a day will be served. Assistance while cooking is desired of volunteers. Volunteers are free to cook meals of their country choice on every Sunday.