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Rural Centre for Human Interests

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 18 people are interested
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We look for young as well as senior people who have the right aptitude , are willing to compromise with challenging situations/living conditions and are willing to sacrifice something for the betterment of others with humility, then this is the opportunity for you. This position will provide opportunity to live with people in rural mountainous area, live and learn of their culture and try innovative ideas/approaches for their improvement in quality of lives.

We need volunteers to support our waste management initiative whereby we educate school children and rural communities on minimise waste generation, segregation and recycling for better health, environment and improved quality of life. So far there has been no mechanism in the rural areas for waste management and littering can be seen all around. Inculcating good habits through education and launch of physical cleanliness campaigns will help the local communities in the long run without being dependent on outside resources.

This is a self-financed programme (US$ 400 for a month). The volunteers can work for any period from a minimum of 3 weeks to 6 months. The contribution covers living expenses of volunteers, local travel and administrative expenses of the programme. The savings of the programme (approximately 20%) are used for community development projects.

The programme runs round the year.

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About Rural Centre for Human Interests

Location:

Technology Complex, Village Bandh, District Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173233, IN

Mission Statement

Integrated rural development through environmentally sutaianbale action

Description

RUCHI (Rural Centre for Human Interests) is a non profit organisation ( NGO) committed to community development in the rural areas of northern hilly state of Himachal Pradesh since 1983. It is working in about 100 villages in the state and because of its peioneer work in rain water harvesting it has been recognised by the Government of India as one of its Rural Technology Resource Centres.

Its focal areas include community health, environment, micro-credit, education, technology promotion, working with the elder people and cross cultural exchange through volunteers.

Community
Environment
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

RUCHI ComplexVillage Bandh (via Patta)P.O. BhaguriDistrict Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173233India

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Environmental Education
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Civil Engineering

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Daily 5 hours minimum

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