Help us in our small library in Tamil Nadu, India

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Help us in our small library in Tamil Nadu, India

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionThis Bookfeeding Project was started by Beatrice in 2011 after she volunteered for AID India, a Tamil Nadu-based NGO which mission is to empower socially disadvantaged people through socio-economic development programs and education.They accomplish this by providing micro credit and training in the areas of health, human rights and utilization of resources for income generation.

    The Project was born of the belief that a great deal of unused books, old electronic devices (PCs) and unworn clothes would be of better use helping improve the two orphanages currently managed by AID India, and hosting more than 80 kids from age 4 to 18.

    So far the Bookfeeding Project in Tamil Nadu has managed to collect more than 500 books sent by private donors and schools from many countries around the world.
  • LocationIndia, Tamil Nadu, Thoothukudi

  • Work
  • Type of work Volunteers are encouraged to do various activities with children, play games, teach them how to read, go to trips. I am a student who likes to open projects like this around the world. Further projects (e.g. electricity) are in progress and so volunteers can help with other projects as well.
  • Hours per day 2-3 hours per day, 5 days a week.
  • Work requirements: Be willing to do the tasks at hand with a happy face!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: As long as you want.
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English, Tamil
  • Has pets? No information provided.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: We can accommodate a volunteer who would be keeping the library open everyday. Holidays whenever asked for. The prices are very low. Usually around 10eur a week or so for food 3 times a day. We can not provide food for volunteers, and in some cases the volunteers will contribute towards the food (directly to the people not to us).
  • Additional info
  • Check our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/bookfeeding) and website (http://www.bookfeeding.org/) pages, there you can find more photos and information about the condition about India as well as other projects!