We are a charity working for the welfare of children and young at risk in Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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India

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a charity (non profit) working for the welfare of children and young at risk in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. We work with street children (rescue and rehabilitation), begging children, child labourers, abused and aqbandoned children within the district of Trivandrum. We also work towards community development program and women empowerment initiatives. Child rights promotions, domestic violence prevention and gender education are also areas of involvement. We have a shelter home for rescued children and run railway based child rescue booth. We have a helpline to reach out to children and young at risk. Another major area is involvement with interstate migrant labourers who are young at risk in the context of Kerala. We work also towards rehabilitation of substance affected children of our society

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    1. Travelers can have first hand knowledge of the social issues faced by children in Kerala society.
    2.They can learn methods of interacting with children in difficulty.
    3. Travelers can have personal experience of sharing the life of a child in distress.
    4. Travelers can have a good exposure to the culture of Kerala as children are the best and open expressions of a culture without pretensions.
    4. Travelers can have first hand experience of managing an NGO for children.
    5. It is possible to engage with other nonprofits in the locality of the city

  • Help

    Help

    To assist the organization with basic literacy, computer education and vocational training for children rescued from the street of Trivandrum

    To help in the rescue and rehabilitation of street children

    To develop working plans and executing events and educational programs for the beneficiaries

    To enable better academic outcomes by curating an unforgettable classroom experience for children of ages starting at 6 all the way up to 15.

    To design graphics for the organization, this includes handbills, brochure, short vedio presentations, PowerPoint presentations, news letters and story boards/cartoons for the organization as a tool for communication and marketing

    To update Civic social media sites (Twitter and Facebook) as directed by the Marketing team

    To manage most of the social media networks of the organization to engage the audience of the organization
    Online fund raising for the society

    Taking photos and videos of events organised by charity and help in documentation

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent
    Kannada: Fluent
    Malayalam: Fluent
    Tamil: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have facility to accommodate four persons with two double bedded rooms. The place of stay will the shelter home where the travellers can have direct interaction with our children. Food will be with the children and all the staff of the organization. The taste of food will be Indian though we can customize with reduced spice for international travelers!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The travelers can take time off during the week to visit different tourist spots in Kerala which is known also as 'God's own country' with its scenic beauty and huge number of touristic places to visit. There are beaches (Vrakala, Kovalam, Shanghumugam), mountains (ponmudi, Kottoor) and religious monuments within the city limits of Trivandrum.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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