Sri Lanka | Sociaal en kinderen
Samen met 17 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 9 dagen naar een sociaal en kinderenproject.
Het project duurt van 5 t/m 14 december.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 215. (Ca. € 190)
In the first week, volunteers will work at the orphanage such as paintings, songs, dance, playing with them and possibly plant trees since GV4GF is hosting SCC (global voluntary service to Stop Climate Change) project in Jul 04-Sep. 25. In the second week, volunteers will move around the village to have cultural exchange, to work with families and to assist to self help group member’s.
Village house with a host family close to nice paddy fields. There is electricity. Meals will be cooked by the host while dishes should be washed by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is not necessary. Let's enjoy the life without internet!
Second ancient kingdom of a world heritage site with a lots of over 1,100 years old monuments. Thousand of pilgrimages visit daily for religious ceremonies. Low population density (122 per km2). Project site is located 256km from Colombo.
This workcamp has been organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (since 2017 with this community). GV4GF is a NGO to promote voluntary service, environmental protection and improve rural life. The area records high amount of young marriages and separation. If village headman noticed family problems or separations, any other threat to children, parents separated or die, he report it to district secretary and will ask from district courts to issue a order to transfer children to a orphanage to minimized the threat. Partner organization has been working since 2002. They are very shy and backward because of their lifestyle and lack of communication skills. Visiting volunteers encourage them to learn English and giving an opportunity to use their language skills with volunteers.
High motivation and responsibility to work with the orphans and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Motivation letter is needed!
Other activities:Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expeditions, Farewell party, etc. ▲255 USD to be paid on your arrivals. 7/10 days participants should pay 180/215 USD. 20 USD discount for Repeaters of GV4GF workcamps or is from less expensive countries. ▲7/10 days participation is possible only in 12/05-12/11 and 12/05-12/14. Please write this period on the application form if you want to join only for 7/10 days.
18 t/m 99 jaar
$ 215 (Amerikaanse dollar)