Come and volunteer and learn about a tea plantation in India

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India

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    03/09/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    The workers are descendents of Santhal tribals from central India, brought here by the British to work on the plantations. It is an opportunity for volunteers to experience working on organic tea plantation and make some of finest teas in the world. The Tea garden is set local Mizu Mishmi tribal culture and is situated on the slopes of the Himalayas in the eastern most part of Arunachal Pradesh. Accommodation and food is simple and tasty. Opportunity to do fishing on the river and bird watching in free time. Volunteers can also interact with the workers children and teach in the school, help in the dispensary and drink freshly made tea. A small fees is required to get a permit to stay in Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Other
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    HELPING IN DAY TO DAY TEA GARDEN ACTIVITIES LIKE PREPARATION OF ORGANIC MANURE, PLUCKING OF TEA LEAVES. AND IN THE TEA MANUFACTURING PROCESS.

    Also helping out in teaprocessing unit. and the plantation dispensary

    Accommodation and food is simple and tasty. Opportunity to do fishing on the river and bird watching in free time. Volunteers can also interact with the workers children and teach in the school, help in the dispensary and drink freshly made tea.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Assamese, Hindi, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Single/double with or without toilet attached

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nearest airport and railway station Dibrugarh. The plantation is set at the confluence of Kamlang and Lohit rivers at Wakro. You can come to Dibrugarh and the garden vehicle will pick you from the station or airport and transport you to the tea plantation.

    Suggested length of stay for volunteers : 10-15 DAYS

    There is no cost for volunteers except the cost of permit!!

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    4-6 hours


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