About the local hosting organizationRUCHI
About the volunteer workVolunteers will work in or around Ruchi campus. Work would involve drawing creative skills out of volunteers in the form of arts work/painting on wall. This should communicate development message leading environmentally sustainable development. Subject would be related to peace and love, Global warming, inter-cultural earning, good message through painting on wall for youth and public. Volunteer will get orientation before starting project. Additional activities will include learning of various developmental issues and solutions. They will visit various humanitarian projects and interact with the villagers.
Local accommodationVolunteers will live in the RUCHI campus. All basic amenities will be available with library facilities. Asian squat type toilet and English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and self-management is required. Sleeping bags are also necessary.
About the project locationRuchi campus is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Bandh village is small located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have a unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. RUCHI campus is one km. from the village. Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.
Extra info about the projectExtra fee to pay on arrival at the camp : 150 €