Project DetailsCode: RC-02/19
Start date: 11 feb 2019
End date: 23 feb 2019
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Airport: New Delhi
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99
DescriptionRuchi campus which 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.
Work And Activities
Volunteers will better understand flora and fauna in this forest area and how the nature plays an important role in influencing the lives of local people. The volunteers may be involved in actual plantation of trees on waste land near Ruchi campus or tend to the already planted trees. Work would be preparing holes, clear weeds and plant trees to rejuvenate forests. Besides tree plantation, volunteers will educate people how the trees are linked to life and survival of human beings. Tree nursery may also be developed for future plantation. 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.
Accommodation And FoodVolunteers 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.
RequirementsInterest in environment and climate change and learning ability, High motivation.
NotesInternational Terminal: New Delhi (320 Kms)
Domestic Terminal: Chandigarh and Shimla (70 kms)
Nearest railway station: Kalka (30 kms)