Experience local culture, yoga and outings, help in our school and NGO in Dehradun near Rishikesh, India

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  • Description

    Description

    Greetings ,

    We are an education institute providing education in rural areas of the state(Uttarakhand ) . School was established back in 1989 and have three branches across the city. All voluntary will work in one school . They can also learn yoga during this time
    Its not just about working in school but also learning local culture .
    The projects provide an opportunity for young people to experience a lifestyle based around the simple philosophy of doing rather than talking and fixing rather than complaining.
    Our aim is to create more opportunities for young people to gain knowledge through discovery and to gain confidence, creativity and interest in science, culture exchange , local visits , technology, engineering, environmental issues, maths, art and learning as a whole.

    Rishikesh is 30 min drive from our place .
    Taj Mahal ( Agra ) - Overnight bus (weekend plan )
    Tehri lake / Kaanatal - 70km
    Jaipur (Rajasthan ) - overnight bus ( weekend plan )

    There are many beautiful places nearby so if you got time we got plans .


    ~ Note :-

    Volunteers with more than 21 days of working in school will be awarded with Volunteer certificate .

    ~Very Important Request :-

    Contact us as soon as possible
    Whenever you want to volunteer please stay connected because we accept last minutes and your watsapp and fb text will help a lot to understand your arrival and your comfortable stay .

    If you contact us 4 to 6 months prior you will get the best of everything .



    How to reach us :

    From Delhi airport you can board the airport metro to reach Bus station(Kashmiri gate)
    Once you reach Delhi you can come to Dehradun by Bus/Taxi/Train/flight .
    Flight - Depends when you book it . ( 10 days prior - 4000/-Rs )
    Taxi to Dehradun will cost 3500/- Rs approx(6 hrs)
    Bus to Dehradun will cost 750/- Rs approx(7 hrs)
    If you want taxi i can arrange it for you and text you the drivers number .
    Trains have to be booked prior .
    If you are planning for bus then you have to reach ISBT - bus station(Kashmiri gate ) in Delhi . We have buses to Dehradun regularly , you dont have to pre book the bus tickets just reach the bus station and buy the tickets for the best bus avilable (volvo is the best bus )
    Once you reach Dehradun bus stop i will come to pick you and if i am busy you can take a tuk tuk ( 200/- )to our house .


    See you soon .
    Namaste 🙏🏻

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    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

    Traveller's will be learning :-
    1) Yoga
    2) Treks and hiking .
    3) Students interaction .
    4) Languages
    5) indian culture
    Its also include cultural activities in school and interaction with local people.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for help with kids in schools , basically young children (4-12 years ), teach them your culture and English also play with them .
    Volunteers will also help in daily household activities like cooking with mom and helping in kitchen .
    Guest can also help us with organic water plantation and daily school activities

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We provide a room with max 2 beds , table and recreation area.

    Accommodation and food will be provided by the school.
    We also stay with the guest on the same property and help them 24x7 .

    Food and kitchen will be provided by us.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You will have a chance to meet other volunteers from different parts of the world . We always have 3-4 volunteers in our house .
    While the volunteer are free they can go for yoga nearby , markets , tourist places and Enjoy jam sessions.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a safe parking inside our house for 10 buses .

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

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