About the local hosting organizationICYE INDIA
About the volunteer workMain Activities: - Education and shelter for the children of prisoners: With the main wage earner of the family going to prison education of children becomes a casualty. When both the parents go to jail or when the mother goes to jail they are allowed to take children below 7 years to the prison along with them. Prisoners are counseled by FORHD regarding the value of education or undesirable situation of keeping children in prison along with them. Such children are housed in the Makkala Mane run by FORHD at Mysore. - Adoption of schools in slum areas, - Feasts & Festivals, - Medical service to the poor & prisoners, - Communal harmony. Volunteer tasks: The day starts with preparing the children for school. After that the volunteers clean up and help in the kitchen. After the children come back from school the volunteers teach basic English to them, work in the small garden, teach basic computer knowledge, organize activities for the children, teach handicrafts and work with different ar forms such as drawing, music, theatre etc.
Local accommodationAccommodation and food is provided at the host project.
About the project locationMysore
Extra info about the projectVolontariat de 4 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 400€ pour le 1er mois, puis 75€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année.