Help Gardening/Farming and Constructing in a NGO's Farm in rural South India

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The Exchange

The BLESS complex is located near Pondicherry, in Tamil Nadu state. Here exists several houses, including the Children's Home, where around 60 unprivileged children live, the common farm and under construction/improvement buildings. Currently the main production is rice, and there are also cows and chickens. If you have experience or want to work in a farm next to the children, you are welcome to join us and collaborate with the organization!


Title

6 hours of help per day

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs.

Social Work: Help the local community.

Farming: Plant crops and care for animals.

Gardening: Help to grow and cultivate plants.


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast: Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Lunch: Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner: Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Pick Up: No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Between 18 and 80 years old


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

You just need to arrive and have a helpful mentality! We offer you accommodation in our complex, where is also located the Children's Home, the daily meals in the traditional Tamil Nadu way and we will pick you up at the airport, if needed. More than that, you are free to explore the beautiful city of Pondicherry, which is close by.


Activities & Shift

The activities will be the ones you feel you fit better into.

If you have experience in gardening/farming/animal care or you are a engineer/handyman willing to help an NGO improving it's social work, you are welcome to join us! New ideas are also welcomed, so come with a fresh and creative mind!