India is one of the most diverse and culturally enriching countries you will visit. Our programs are in the gorgeous Kerala, South India & historical Kolkata, East India.
As a volunteer in India you will be helping with community development on a range of projects. You can work with children's education and assist teachers in local schools. You can spend time helping with child care, run youth empowerment classes or health care projects or even sports or arts. There is so much to do that you will be busy! We also run some fantastic medical programs helping local doctors & nurses.
We ensure quality in service, give you safe, structured and projects supported by experienced local teams.
As a volunteer living in India, you will get to interact with local communities, live in local areas and get an authentic experience of India. You will get cultural immersion activities such as cooking & language classes. On weekends or evenings you can enjoy local sightseeing to explore India!
Yoga and Volunteering in Kerala
This is an extra special program where you can combine some amazing volunteering with Yoga! You will be working at a local orphanage or a local school helping with English classes either with individuals students or in a group sessions.You can make the classes as fun as you want them to be but have to bear in mind that the children know little English. That is why we need volunteers to help them learn English. Yoga is arranged in the morning and ont he weekend you will also get cooking classes and Ayuerveda massages. Kerala is the yoga capital of India and you will enjoy learning and practicing yoga in the most perfect setting with a local yoga master.
Sports Volunteering in Kerala
If you have a passion for sports and lots of energy, this program's for you! You'll be working in a local school or orphanage where you'll be coaching children in sports such as cricket or football and encourage general fitness and well-being through workshops.Through the medium of sport you will help to develop English and teamwork skills. Enjoy weekend excursions cycling or trekking in the beautiful region of Kerala.
Volunteer Working with Slum Children
Spend weekdays volunteering at a local NGO, helping to educate Slum children numeracy, English language and other subjects. As the program has some flexibility, you will be able to get involved in organizing extracurricular activities such as sports, arts or drama for children. You will also tour historic sites in Kolkata and take a Jungle Tour in Sunderban Mangrove Jungle - a UNESCO Heritage Site and home to one of the largest concentration of tigers in the world.
Adventure Tour & Community Development
You will be focusing on community development, and either working with children at an orphanage or a local school. Your activities could include drama, sports, arts, reading or 1-to-1 sessions. This will give you a well-rounded experience, as you assist the children in many different roles. Volunteer support makes a significant impact on this project, as you will be supporting kids who come from disadvantaged families. You will also take an adventure tour in the tropical paradise of Kerala, go trekking in the breathtaking hills of Munnar and go cycling around the backwaters and beaches or kayaking.
Volunteer on an Art Project in India
This unique and extremely rewarding program is for those who are really passionate about art. Working in local schools and orphanages, you will spend some time teaching in groups and some time taking one-on-one sessions. Depending on what your interests are, you will be able to work on a variety of activities with the children, from drawing or painting to singing, drama, music or dance, or even creative writing.
Construction Project in Southern India
If you like to get your hands dirty then this project is for you! Help renovate classrooms, build a toilet or even a rainwater harvest tank. Interact with locals and get an authentic experience of India. You can opt from the following projects all of which can be completed between 1- 2 weeks: school renovations (help with basic construction work to improve the health and safety standards and general appearance of classrooms); water sanitation project (get involved in building rainwater harvesting tanks, which provide palatable and sustainable drinking and cooking water); sanitation project (assist in building a toilet with the help of a local mason).