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RC-MTV-EDU-3/24 INDIA 5SchoolsaroundPattatown... EDU,KIDS,SOCI 01/02/2024 31/12/2024

Non-formal / Digital Education | RC-MTV-EDU-3/24 | 2024-02-01 - 2024-12-31 | EDU,KIDS,SOCI | Age: 18 - 85

RUCHI, a not-for-profit organization working since 1983, is affiliated with international and national voluntary service networks. RUCHI is a member of Network of Voluntary Development in Asia (NVDA), full member of Coordinating Committee of International Voluntary Service (CCIVS) and a candidate member of Alliance of European Voluntary service Organization (ALLIANCE).

Work: The volunteers are required to educate not only children but rural communities on various issues like: • Basic reading, writing and speaking English lessons. • Proper pronunciation of English words and improve on their grammer. • Personality development, communication skills, creative interests. • Child rights protection policy, Good touch, Bad touch, Gender equality, Respecting women, active citizenship etc. • Teenage life, adulthood, puberty, drug abuse, Violence, student life career guidance. • Importance of digital education and responsible use of gadgets. • Handling smart phones for productive uses and learn of their full functionality.

Accomodation and food: Basic, simple, safe & clean accommodation will be provided either at host family or RUCHI campus on sharing basis (Twin or triple) with common toilets and bath. 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.

Location: 5SchoolsaroundPattatown

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.

Airport: IXC

Train/Bus station: Kalka

Requirements: Volunteers with openness to accept challenging life, flexibility to adapt and adjust and get used to slow pace of work are preferred

Kalka

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 400 EUR

In rural areas quality education is still a distant dream. We have government schools and other institutions catering to various age group but they strictly lack infrastructure and staff required to provide quality learning for students. We regularly cooperate with various educational institutions in our close proximity and deliver need based lessons for their kids with assistance from our participants. Our aim with this project is to reduce rural, urban education divide in order for kids to have an equal start in their career.