India | Natuur en onderwijs

Samen met 21 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 13 dagen naar een natuur en onderwijsproject.
Het project duurt van 15 t/m 28 oktober.

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Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van ₹ 15000.  (Ca. € 185)
Heggadadevana Kote or HD Kote is a taluk or taluk headquarters in Mysore district, in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is one of the most backward taluks of the state, where most of the people in the area belong to the tribal community. The Kabini Forest Reserve is 20 km away from HD Kote, 80 km from Mysore and comprises of the south-eastern part of Nagarahole National Park. Situated on the banks of the Kabini River, the reserve is spread over 55 acres (22 ha) of forest land, steep valleys, and water bodies. Its accessibility, lush green landscape surrounding a large lake, and sightings of herds of elephants and tigers make it a wildlife lover’s dream come true. The Camp: The work camps in HD Kote focus mainly on the issues of health and hygiene, water and water borne diseases. The participants create awareness among the locals and school children, to protect themselves from health related issues. Activities  Meetings with tribal community to survey and study health related issues  Promote awareness on health, hygiene & environmental issues along with local doctor  Tree plantation with community participation  Teaching children basic English in non-formal schools and creative learning methods like art, music, games etc.  Wall painting, educational pictures drawing in schools  Making kitchen garden in schools
Accommodation : At a rented guest house or hostel, with shared rooms. You will be provided with bunk beds. Toilets and bathrooms are separate, with shower facilities. Hot water will be made available. Food: South Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian food will be provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Safe, filtered water is available for drinking.
Location: HD Kote is 207 kms from Bangalore, the state capital of Karnataka and 80 kms from Mysore Leisure Activities:  You will get the opportunity to explore Tibetan culture and the different issues related to the exile of its people and resettlement in the region  Understand Indian and tribal culture through visiting a temple, Indian family and interaction with the Tribal community  You will get the opportunity to visit the tiger reserve forest to see wildlife  Visit Kabini back dam and backwater
FSL-India has been running workcamps all over India since 2001. Over the years, FSL-India has developed a strong network of local partners and local volunteers in the regions where we conduct our camps. In every workcamp, FSL-India works in partnership with local NGOs – since they are able to identify the problems and needs of the locality. This helps us achieve sustainability and a larger impact in the work that we do. Partnering with a local NGO also helps in reaching out to the local community. In addition, FSL-India works in various fields in cooperation with Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Women and Child Welfare, Ministry of Health, Education, Forest and Wildlife Departments and Local Self-governance Bodies.
VISA – The participants should come on Tourist visa
The participation fee has to be paid on arrival to our Team Leader in Indian rupees.





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Aantal vrijwilligers

22 (11 mannen en 11 vrouwen)


18 t/m 65 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

₹ 15000 (Indiase roepie)


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