Need people who will have satisfaction of creating the future for villagers in Himalaya

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  • Description

    Description

    We are new born NGO created to work for organic village development in field of ecology, education, life planing etc.
    Currently we are working in a village " Laluri " in district of Tehri Garhwal - Himalaya.
    Aim of this project is to stop migration to cities by increasing awareness of own values of villagers and help in creating income generating ventures.

    First steps which we are planning:
    1. solve water problems
    2. start efficient organic garden
    3. prepare few home-stays based on old buildings
    4. teach parents and teachers to respect children
    5. teach everybody respect the earth
    6. build community hall and workshop
    7. Teach children

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farming
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    We will be very happy to find people who can support us by knowledge and experience in eco-buildings and other green constructions like water and room heaters or wind mills and organic farming, also in preparing coaching and training for villagers.We will be glad to see those who knows about clay pottery technics, weaving, knitting, yarn making etc.This is very beginning of our work and any pair of physical working hands will be very helpful :-)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Polish, Hindi, Garhwali

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have nice and clean village house and we are sharing rooms there ( 2 people in one room) if you are one - when is possible you will have room for your own but if there will be more people you will have to share , clean squat toilets and simple washroom is in the same building.
    We have a kitchen and we are cooking together - for one day food shopping contribution for one person is Rs. 150 (you do not have to use our kitchen - but there are not many other options near)"

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Trekking.
    Nice routes for cycling, if you got bicycle.
    Learn language and culture.
    Have chai (Tea) with the local people.
    You can visit the following sights:
    Chandrabadani Temple (2000 m heigh) 16 km.
    Devprayag 30 km.
    New Tehri lake 40 km.
    Srinagar 45 km.
    Rishikesh 100 km.
    Auli 198 km.
    Valley of flowers 210 km.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can enjoy amazing Himalaya views,
    Get opportunity to participate in local ceremonies and communing with the culture of Garhwal.
    Above all, get the satisfaction of creating the future for many people.

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week / 20 days in month

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    This host charges a fee

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