Come and help us to enhance a community school in Kochi, Kerala, India

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  • Last activity: 31/01/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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Details

  • Description

    Description

    We are educators based in Singapore running a micro school, following alternative schooling to a rural community in Kerala, India. Our school was hit by floods in Kerala in Aug 2018 and then again, in Aug 2019. We are looking for help to assist us with our various projects.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will be able to work with local parents and teachers in Kerala, India. Stay with us, learn basic south Indian cooking skills, a bit of yoga and experience local cultural festivals and c h a o s.
    The meaningful time of enriching the school children with your creativity.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for volunteers to enhance our small community school. This is Primary school. Kids are full of kinetic energy.
    If you are keen to work in early childhood education, able to teach sustainability values, social skills, communication skills, life skills, IT skills, English language, speech and drama, build an Eco-friendly playground....

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Stay on the 2nd floor of our school or stay with a local family. Nice spacious room, lots of fresh air and quiet mornings and evenings. We provide simple meals, rice and coconut-based curries is what Kerala is all about.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Free Internet. Transport can be arranged with driver for your sightseeing trips otherwise public buses run to town from a 3-minute walk bus stand. Lots of opportunities to take part in local festivals and events (now limited). If you stay for more than a month, we will arrange a kayak trip in our local nearby backwaters. We have a couple of bicycles and an old motorbike for local mobility. We have a small kitchen/pantry for you to fix your meals when you feel like it.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 115172618848

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