Local Ngo´s Programs are open all the year.
VOLUNTEER IN INDIA
Officially called Pondicherry by the Indian government, Pondicherry is essentially a French city within India, another intriguing facet of South India. This old French territory, 160 kilometers from Madras, has a pleasant atmosphere that has a mix of two very different styles of thought.
The past is alive at Sacre Coeur de Jésus Church on Southern Boulevard at Pondicherry beach, and the Romain Rolland Library…
And just 10 km away you can get a taste of the future... Auroville. Founded as a tribute to Sri Aurobindo, the city of Auroville embodies a completely new way of thinking about education and urban life.
In India, the economic situation is such, that a large part of the population lives below the poverty line ($1.25 USD per day).
Unfortunately in December 2011 the area around the township was hit by flooding from a cyclone that caused material damage and loss of life, and destroyed homes or sources of income for many residents.
From 2 weeks to 12 months
Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
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LOCAL ORGANIZATION PROGRAMS
The activities that will be described bellow are common activities in the differents programs of local organizations of the country. The effective implementation of the activities will depend by the specific program direction, as HOLA GANA has no authority to act on them.
DAY CARE CENTER
Women can bring their children in the morning and pick them up after work. You will help by assisting program teachers. The center offers a positive, educational environment for children while reducing stress for working parents.
You will teach English classes and practice conversation with children at the orphanage to improve their academic performance, so they can keep up with their studies.
You will help by giving workshops to raise awareness about HIV, hygiene, violence against women, etc., to different groups. With loans from this program, women can improve their families quality of life, educate their children, improve their health and nutrition, and give them a better future.
CENTER FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
You will help the caregivers at one of the Misioneras de la Caridad centers with their daily work, offering your care and affection, and help with serving meals. This is an unforgettable experience!