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RC-MTV-EDU-10/20 INDIA Villages around Patta - 01/09/2020 31/12/2020

Project No.: RC-MTV-ENV-10/20: Stop Climate Change (SCC)
Period: Open throughout the year 2020
Age: 18+
Location: Villages around Patta
Placement: Placement is offered for 3 to 6 months.
Joining dates: Any Monday (preferable) during project cycle.
Background:
The environmental damage caused by us in
last few decades due to ignorance,
negligence and lifestyle changes is beyond
measure and repair. The results of our
activities can be seen in way nature is
reacting: Global warming, cloud bursts,
floods, long drought, unseasonal rains etc.
Stop Climate Change is a ambitious initiative
started by our partner organization (NICE
Japan) in 2015 with aim to find solutions
and reduce carbon footprint on
environment. At RUCHI we have now
incorporated it into our yearly activity as we
have since incorporation believed in
community development with
environmentally sustainability actions.
Work:
With this initiative we at RUCHI wants to
create awareness regarding carbon
emission and seek practical solutions to
reduce it within our capacity. We have been
promoting sustainable way of living,
reducing wastage(Energy, food), adopting
to efficient and alternative sources of
energy and organizing plantation drives
during monsoon.
Working closely with local communities
Volunteers can take following tasks:
• Creatively educating communities
and school about carbon dioxide
emission and its affects.
• Exploring on micro initiatives to
reduce carbon foot print.
• Encouraging people to participate in
community based plantation drives.

• Critically evaluate alternative sources
of renewable energy. (Solar, Hydro,
coal, Nuclear, wind)
• Recommending energy efficient
solutions depending upon local
lifestyle.
• Promote sustainable lifestyle among
youth and community residents.
Accommodation: Basic, simple, safe &
clean. RUCHI campus on sharing basis(Twin
or triple) with common toilets and bath.
Food: Food offered will be simple
authentic Indian vegetarian and freshly
cooked. Three meals a day will be served.
Assistance while cooking is desired and self
cooking can be organized by volunteers.

PARTICIPATION FEE: The participation fees are as follows:
Per month - Euro 400/- (Fee has to be paid in advance. The fee is worked out on
monthly basis and not daily or weekly basis and hence it remains same even if one leaves the
project a day or week earlier)