Location
  • India
    • Kolkata
Length
2 to 52 weeks

Program Details

Age Min.
21
Timeframe
Short Term Spring Break Summer Winter Year Round
Housing
Apartment Guesthouse
Groups
Small Group (1-15) Medium Group (16-30) Large Group (31+)
Travel Type
Budget Family Senior Travelers Solo Women

Pricing

Starting Price
390
Price Details
INCLUDES:
Pre-departure pack including tips and insight to the experience
Social Entrepreneurship “Consulting Guide”
Assistance and support from YouSocial Volunteer team
Orientation on the arrival
Assistance and support from local staff
Affordable fares for travel insurance
Fundraising kit to raise money to fund your project/trip
Affordable fares on meals and accommodation
Volunteering certificate
Professional recommendation
Administrative costs
And of course, the hospitality of your hosts in India!
What's Included
Activities Some Activities Transportation Wifi
What's Not Included
Accommodation Airfare Airport Transfers Domestic Airfare Meals SIM cards Travel Insurance Visa
May 13, 2019
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About Program

The project consists in developing an online news channel upholding news from and of the communities which are non biased, non sensational and portray the real scenario of communities in Kolkata.
The purpose is making visible the positive stories of daily life as well as their problems and issues, but without any exaggeration. It is a platform of grassroot journalism, gleaning news that largely remain unrepresented in the popular news media.
The community youth will act Community Youth News Journalist.

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Program Highlights

  • Developing a training session plan for capacity building of the entire team (Social Media management, accounting & finance and marketing & branding)
  • Creating dynamic written, graphic and video content
  • Developing a marketing strategy and designning promotional materials
  • The project will cover the work of the youth group in the community, the highlight stories of the youth and adults of the community and neighborhood, the problems and pressing issues affecting their daily lives

Program Impact

The project will cover the work of the youth group in the community, the highlight stories of the youth and adults of the community and neighborhood, the problems and pressing issues affecting their daily lives.
Main goals will be:
-To sensitize children and youth about the rights that they are entitled to, particularly right to information and right to participation
-To bridge the gap between mainstream news and community news
-To change people's views and perception of unpriviledge communities

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