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RC-15/24 INDIA Bandhvillage... AGRI,ENVI,SOCI 09/12/2024 21/12/2024

Natural farming | RC-15/24 | 2024-12-09 - 2024-12-21 | AGRI,ENVI,SOCI | Age: 18 - 75

RUCHI NGO along with Village Council

Work: Depending on the weather, volunteers would do vegetable farming, remove weeds, make organic compost and put it to farms, renovate the trails to farm, prepare dung sprays and pesticides to grow healthy crops. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and do physical work. Besides natural farming, volunteers will be given an exposure of other humanitarian projects, meeting with women groups and physical activity in RUCHI campus and work in communities or slums.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers will live in the RUCHI campus in shared accommodation. All minimum basic amenities will be available with library facilities. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and self-management is required. Sleeping bags are not necessary but required for personal hygiene.

Location: Bandhvillage

Location and Leisure: Ruchi campus, located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka town and 60 km from Chandigarh city. The area offers a unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town, a hill station, is a major tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla, the state capital, will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains and British architecture.

Airport: DEL

Train/Bus station: Kalka

Requirements: Interest in agriculture, environment and healthy food. Physical fitness, Flexibility and High level of motivation is required.

Kalka

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 230 EUR

With this project we aim to reverse the process of inorganic farming and bring more and more farmers do natural farming, the way they had all along been doing traditionally. We are already making a small effort in our campus for demonstration purpose and would like to further promote and educate local communities on natural farming practices on increasing basis. The project relates to SDG-02 (Zero Hunger)