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Teach Dutch/German/French/Spanish/English/Any language you know & share your culture and life with kids in Begusarai, India

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  • Description


    Located 08 hours by train from VARANASI and closer to Nepal/Thailand as well, ideal for backpackers looking for an authentic Indian experience.
    Welcome to our School, where we are dedicated to empowering young minds and embracing cultural richness in the vibrant heart of rural India. At the School which is run by my parents full time, we do more than teach academics; we're crafting futures for underprivileged children. This place is for someone who believes in raw and authentic experiences. Accommodation and food is probably the best any workaway has ever offered.

    As a volunteer at the School, you'll have the opportunity to transform lives, playing a pivotal role in shaping the futures of children eager for knowledge and opportunity. You will be teaching languages such as English, French, Italian, Spanish and German, contributing to our diverse and holistic educational program. Your stay promises to be a spiritual and cultural journey, situated just 22 km from the serene Ganges River, where tranquility and the authentic spirit of India are more palpable than in the crowded sites of Varanasi.

    Accommodation is provided in a picturesque home, a mere 10-minute journey from the school, hosted by welcoming locals (my parents), where comfort meets culture, and you'll be treated to amazing Indian cuisine. India's kaleidoscope of festivals ensures that your stay will be vibrant and eventful, with local traditions and national celebrations enriching each day. After two weeks of enriching teaching experience, join us for an unforgettable village excursion, where you'll immerse yourself in rural life, wander through lush orchards, and even have the option of an overnight stay for the full experience.

    We are looking for passionate individuals eager to make a difference. Joining us at the school won't just change the lives of our students; it will enrich yours with unforgettable memories and experiences. Apply now to be a part of this transformative journey!

    P.S. - I would be traveling most of the time, so you would be spending time with my parents who run the school full time. I am a backpacker and have traveled to South America, etc. (The DP is from Volcano Villarica, Chile), so I understand the backpacker life. Hence, I joined this platform to enable people to travel. I used Workaway while traveling, and I'm excited to extend this spirit of travel and exchange to you as our Workaway guest.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Compagnie pour pers. âgée
    Bricolage et construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Accueil / tourisme
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique/internet
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    At the School, you're not just joining an educational initiative; you're stepping into a world where teaching, cultural immersion, and unique local experiences blend seamlessly. As a valued faculty member , you'll have the chance to live in a local community, embracing the rhythms of everyday life and the warmth of its people.

    Your stay will be in a world-class, artsy residence, reflecting the vibrant aesthetics of India. Here, you can indulge in delicious Indian cuisine, a true feast for the senses, with flavors and dishes that vary from one region to another. Beyond the classroom, where you'll be making a significant impact by teaching English or your own language such as Spanish. French etc there's a whole world of experiences waiting for you.

    Embrace the tranquility and health benefits of practicing yoga, a discipline deeply rooted in Indian culture. You can explore local villages along the river, gaining insights into rural life that's remained unchanged for generations. Discover the intricacies of farming, participate in it, and if you choose, spend a few days living on a farm, complete with cows, providing a serene escape from the regular teaching routine.

    This opportunity is more than a teaching position; it's a chance to immerse yourself in a different way of life, learn from it, and contribute meaningfully to a community that values education and cultural exchange. Join us at the School for an experience that's as enriching for you as it is for the students you'll teach.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide


    At the school, a non-profit initiative dedicated to empowering underprivileged children, we're seeking travelers who are passionate about education and cultural exchange. Our unique teaching program invites you to impart knowledge in English as well as in your native language, be it French, German, Spanish, or others. This approach not only enriches our students' linguistic skills but also broadens their cultural horizons, preparing them for a global future.

    We're looking for:

    1. Language Enthusiasts: Individuals fluent in English and their mother tongue who are eager to teach and share their linguistic heritage.
    2. Cultural Ambassadors: People who can bring their own culture into the classroom, offering students a window to the world.
    3. Flexible Commitment: Whether you can spare a few weeks or a few months, your contribution will have a lasting impact.
    4. Art/Music/dance/sports volunteers.
    5. Social media posts and management.
    6. Leading cleanliness drives and sensitising communities around.
    7. Inspiring everyone with your presence, conduct and creating fun vibes.

    By joining us, you'll not only teach languages but also learn from the rich culture and traditions of the local community. This experience is as much about giving as it is about receiving, a true exchange of knowledge and culture.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Hindi: Courant
    Anglais: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Practice ashram living, do yoga. Learn Hindi and teach english. We would be happy to teach other language such as French. German , Spanish Italian etc to the kids.

  • Hébergement


    Your accommodation is more than just a place to stay; it's a space designed for comfort, creativity, and community. Each fully furnished room comes with an attached bathroom, ensuring privacy and convenience. The building itself is a celebration of art and culture, adorned with vibrant street art that brings the walls to life, reflecting the creative spirit of India.

    The heart of your accommodation is the fully stocked kitchen, complete with a cook who prepares a variety of delicious Indian dishes. Whether you're craving a home-cooked meal or eager to try local specialties, the culinary experience is an integral part of your stay. We would like you to cook delicacies from your own country as well and cook dinner at times and share it with my parents. The living area and common spaces are designed for relaxation and interaction, providing comfortable spots to unwind or connect with fellow volunteers.

    Moreover, the accommodation boasts a terrace – perfect for enjoying the local climate and views, as well as lawns that offer a serene escape into nature. These outdoor spaces are ideal for morning yoga sessions, evening relaxation, or simply enjoying a cup of tea while soaking in the surroundings.

    This thoughtfully designed accommodation ensures that your time outside the classroom is as fulfilling and comfortable as your time spent teaching and engaging with the local community. It's not just a place to live; it's a home that enhances your overall experience at Zorba the Buddha.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Local sightseeing, Ganges visit, farm tours. Mango orchard overnight stays.
    How to get here - Fly into New Delhi or Calcutta if flying in from South Asia, then take a flight to Patna and then a train to Begusarai or Barauni. Recommended to book it in advance because train tickets are not available easily. Routine here is pretty chilled out. 4-5 hours in the morning at the school and then whole day chilling and roaming around and meeting different people if you wish. Unlike European cultures, we want you to create your own routine by understanding the system and feel more free.
    I myself would be travelling most of the time but my parents are there full time to host you and show you around.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Yes. High speed internet connection available.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Free parking available.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Yes. Pets are welcome.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 522196374278

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