Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help develop and maintain websites.
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.
Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.
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Have your free dinner before going to bed.
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BLESS is a NGO located near Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu state. We help the disadvantaged people in the nearby villages with different activities. In the BLESS complex it exists a Children's Home which shelters and educates near 60 unprotected children, we also run several projects for the improvement of the health/sanitation of the poor communities and for the empowerment of the uneducated and excluded populations.Learn more
Between 18 and 80 years old
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It is my first experience in India, in a NGO.What I can say is that the family which is giving all its life for children, women, villages who need help to live, do a great job, they are all very friendly.My project was to paint on the outside wall some frescoes representing Bless'actions, as a direct publicity, and to give to the children 2 hours enjoying to color mandalas, a manner to put them in attention, concentration.I spent 1 month and a half in this big family which became mine and I know that I'll miss them.I hope I'll come back in October staying 6 months! It means: I recommande!
My days at Bless are unforgettable. The Bless family is very humble and welcoming and the kids are the best, they are very energetic. One can get a glimpse of what the most rural areas of India are going through and Bless is doing great indeed an amazing job in empowering them. I already miss those kids! I think I will be going back there very soon. And about visiting nearby places Mr. Anthony who is the founder of bless will help you in whatever way he can. Thanks Anthony for the trip to Auroville.
Thanks a lot accepting me as volunteer
Discover the beauty of South India and Pondicherry, while helping the unprotected children and communities! Here you will be able to help in a lot of ways the community, starting from teaching or helping the children from our Children's Home, with about 40 orphan or unprotected children, to contributing to the daily routine, or helping us with the administration and fundraising of many projects that are continually improving the health and...About the host