About the local hosting organizationICYE India Concerns Universe Foundation is a secular community development project that encourages sustainable change through education and healthcare. It was registered as a non-profit organization in 2001 working for the underprivileged children and women. Our focus is to promote education and optimum health, through different programs. Our main aim is to make women economically independent and socially dignified.
About the volunteer workWe work towards reducing school dropouts and support children to continue education. We have pre-schools, tuition centres and community college and also health awareness programs. Volunteers tasks are to teach Basic English for young women. To teach basic computing for young women. To participate in Preschool education program. To support in tuition programs.
Local accommodationThe volunteer will live in host family in her/his own room. Food will be provided by the host family.
About the project locationWe work among the underprivileged (urban poor), who are daily labourers and women who work as maid servants. We work with few communities in East Bangalore, who have migrated from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and rural Karnataka. Most of them are illiterates and semi-literates.
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.