TRIBAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - Kerala, South India
Yearoutindia have been working directly with tribal communities in Kerala, South India for over 7 years. Our aim is to improve sanitation by building toilets for rural families who are living without these essential facilities. Yearoutindia is a grassroots organisation committed to working with communities improving living conditions through initiatives that meet the communities needs. Our volunteers support our work through direct involvement at the project sites working with local masons and tribals. All building materials and additional labour will is sourced local, improving employment for the local community.
Yearoutindia's volunteer programs offer students, travellers to experienced individuals & groups, a unique opportunity to volunteer with worthwhile teaching, conservation & community development programs and experience the beauty, glorious diversity and enchanting mystery of India from amongst the people.
CaitlinAge: 19-24FemaleToronto, OntarioRyerson UniversityYearoutindia- A Month I Will Never Forget06/17/2015How could this program be improved?
If I could change one thing it would just be slightly more communication about what was excpected of us upon arrival. For example, we were not informed we would have to do bookkeeping, and it would have been helpful to know this in advance so we could have prepared.
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Yearoutindia aims to represent, support and facilitate wildlife conservation and community development programs in south India through professional and well planned volunteering programs. We are committed to direct involvement in local communities and environment conservation programs. We aim to assist volunteers to come together for a common purpose, to promote and develop local volunteering and voluntary action and to enable local people to benefit directly from such activities. We constantly strive to develop our strategies and methodologies to ensure harmony between visiting volunteers and local social, culture and natural environment.