Work with Slum Children

Company : Volunteering Journeys
Activities: Adventure Holidays / Activity Holidays / Career Break / Community Volunteer Projects / NGO / Humanitarian Projects / Expeditions / Orphanage Work
Country: India
Location : Kolkata
Duration: 2 weeks to 4 months
Approx Costs: 500 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

This program is based in Kolkata. You will be helping NGOs that work with Slum Children who attend the center for additonal classes and help and to learn from activities, get educated, and stay off the streets.

The local NGO we have tied up with is a truly special organization that started in June 1992 and has evolved into working with various slum children and women. They are devoted to improving the lives of slum-children.

The main objective of the NGO is to provide assistance to socially marginalized and disadvantaged school-going children from the slum area. It is devoted in its attempt to help these children realize their dreams and aspirations. It focuses on the all round development of these children by facilitating their exposure to education and extracurricular activities. It aims to broaden their horizon and empower them to actively work towards realizing their future goals. Their overall aim is to ensure that these underprivileged children do not drop out from schools before the Board examinations. work area focuses on the following four areas:
• Education
• Health
• Vocational training
• Value education
These are incorporated through regular in-class training. It operates through the following four sections:

• Balwadi: targets children in the age group of 2.5 to 5 years
• Primary Section: non-formal school from class K.G. to class IV. This also includes remedial coaching.
• ED Plus: Remedial coaching for older children
• Computer classes

Start Dates

Saturday start dates

Costs / Benefits

Registration Fee is $250/ £149

2 Weeks Cost is $1000/ £600

Each Additional Week $250/£150

Requirements

- 2 week minimum
- Physically fit
- Medically fit

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