Come and change lives in loving shelter home/school for young girls near New Delhi, India



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    It is a loving shelter home- and school which provides a healthy living space for girls whose parents are struggling with extreme poverty. Our home is a heaven for poor, underprivileged girls, whose parents are unable to educate them, because of being from economically weaker sections in the society. These children run a very high risk of being sexually abused and contracting dreadful diseases (Leprosy) if they continue to stay in their slums. These young children at this age, who should be busy with their studies, unfortunately get busy begging with their parents. Slowly they lose the interest to fight for their right to come back to the normal society like any normal child.

    At our place, these girls are being imparted with loving care, some vocational skills besides their normal school curriculum for their all-round development, so that they can be self-sufficient and live their lives with dignity, which every human is entitled to. We build and nurture a character in the child, that is lacking, so that he/she can be an asset to the society as a grown up.

    Our girls home, the girls live away from their biological families, in child friendly environment with the consent of their parents. We have a specially acquired house, comprising of two floors and terrace, exclusively for these girls in Noida, where they feel safe. They are served whole-some vegetarian meals, enjoy games and entertainment, attend nearby school regularly and learn skills to become self-reliant and confident to lead a dignified life.

    it is a home that is simple, comfortable, clean, purposeful and full of love – true love – unconditional love. Come and join us in the mission! :)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers get the authentic Indian experience through gaining knowledge about the local food, manners, language and overall culture. We have cooks who make local food. The girls have local dancing, singing and handicraft lessons which the volunteers can also participate in. It is an opportunity to give these children a chance in life. Come to create and promote the human qualities of friendship, brotherhood, and unity.

  • Help


    The help is required mainly in teaching English to young girls located in Noida, which is a town near New Delhi, India. On their spare time, the volunteers can play games and participate in various activities together with the girls.

    Because of security reasons and government regulations in India, female volunteers would be preferred to volunteer in this house due to the fact that it is a young girls center.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Hindi, English

  • Accommodation


    Private room with a private bathroom in the secured girls hostel. Vegetarian food will be served three times a day. It is very safe place - there is 24 hours security (round the clock guards, CCTV security system).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During the time off the helpers have a possibility for pick and drop to the nearest metro station to go and see nearest local sites and sightseeing in Delhi.

  • 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

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 263777169935