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Community schooling for the holistic learning at Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    "The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things" -Plato

    “The best education does not happen at a desk, but rather engaged in everyday living – hands-on, exploring, in active relationship with life.” -Vince Gowman

    If you wish to inculcate the creative learning amongst the kids who are otherwise engaged into begging or other menial/hazardous jobs then this is the right opportunity for you to serve! 🙂

    In the middle of the city there exists a slum consists of socially deprived children. They are enthusiastic kids eager to learn and grow in order to live a meaningful life.

    Volunteers can play a crucial role to mould these kids into better prospects who can overcome all the hurdles in their life and able to find the true meaning of their existence.

    If these kids are taught and guided in a productive manner then they will eventually comes out as a blissful individuals who can live with dignity and peace.

    Volunteers may also help these kids to develop any set of skills or art work which may help them further to earn their livelihood in future!

    We also serves a group of kids suffering with autism. Volunteers are free to help them as well if they wish. The autism center has around 25 kids from age groups between 6 to 16 years old.

    The distance between the volunteer's accommodation and the slum kids area is 6.5 kms and the autism kids center is just 0.5 km.

    The timing for volunteering are flexible, you may either volunteer during morning or during evening, you may choose either to visit slum kids or autism kids center as per your interest or convenience.

    We seek volunteers from different parts of the world to help us in our cause. Feel free to contact us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    Jaipur city is the capital and largest city of Rajasthan. It is quite rich in cultural and traditional heritage. There are many ancient forts , monuments and temples which makes the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

    The cuisine of city is just filled with mouthwatering dishes which makes it worth exploring for any foodie.

    The volunteers can experience the diverse way of living due to multicultural people living in the same place with carrying out so many different customs, festivals, traditions etc.

    For volunteers it will be a unique learning experience and at the same time for us we hope to learn so many things from the volunteers and about their own place and culture.

  • Help

    Help

    Workawayers are expected to help us for tasks related to kids development. Help needed in playing and engaging with kids to inculcate learning amongst them through various means as per the skill and interest of the volunteer.
    You may also help us in fundraising so that we may provide better facilities and means to kids!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We do provide comfortable private rooms to all our volunteers. The house has a beautiful terrace with a peaceful surroundings and some beautiful parks nearby to go for a walk.

    We also provide simple home-cooked & nutritious vegan/vegetarian meals to our volunteers. We do charge a small fee (around 7 $) to cover the cost of food & beverages provided to Workawayers. THis has been approved by Workaway as we are a verified NGO.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In free time volunteers can explore the rich heritage city and local cuisines. There are also biological parks and other natural sites to visit.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Digital nomads are welcome. We would provide them decent internet facility and other necessary support.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    2 hours a day, 4-5 days a week

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    This host charges a fee

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    This school requires a US$7/day contribution
Host ref number: 266519137346

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