Help in a disability assistance project in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India




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    The Foundation is establishing a vocational training centre located near the Dehradun valley’s Mohand area in close proximity to the Rajaji National Park, for handloom and dying craft, silage making, fodder preservation, vegetable waste composting and food processing, to improve the socio-economic condition of backward communities with a focus on the girl child; to have innovative action-oriented workshops for the benefit of child and women labour likely to be helpful to create self help groups, and forming youth clubs for entrepreneurship development, character building against social evils, preservation of cultural heritage; and will also provide health education on rural sanitation. A watershed management project to enhance drinking water supply and an agro-horticulture project with cash crops such as industrial hemp is being built. It has started with India’s first handmade hemp paper manufacturing facility along with an in-house healthcare shelter for unclaimed bulls, cows and calves; which will build on to be a self-sustaining micro dairy processing unit, working on renewable energy from biogas. Our vision is to create a performance space for artists, to strengthen sports infrastructure, science education, culture and values education, environmental education along with the vocationalisation of secondary education in rural schools, universalisation of elementary education, as well as integration of education for disabled children.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help


    We're looking for various interns for the following:

    1. Hindi-speaking volunteers to kickstart the disability assistance project and the women empowerment.

    2. Help with Fundraising with CSR, Microfinance, Banks etc. Also, liaison with government agencies.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Hindi

  • Accommodation


    Three rooms with limited amenities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The site is located in the countryside in a rural area near the Buggawala area of Dehradun region in Uttarakhand state of India. The nearest highway is 5 km away at Biharigarh of the Delhi-Dehradun national highway.

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    • 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

    15 hours per week- no food

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    This host charges a fee

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    You need to buy your food locally.

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