Detail view : TIBETAN-INDIAN CULTURE (RC-11/17)

  • 03/07/2017
  • 15/07/2017
  • 18 - 99
  • Workcamp 1-3 weeks

  • EDU CULT ART
  • India
  • DHARAMSHALA MCLEODGANJ
  • DHARAMSHALA
  • Agartala
  • 5Male - 5Female
  • 10
  • 30.00  (f)
  • 220.00 EUR
  • This is peaceful area with scenic beauty. H.E. The Dalai Lama has his secretariat located in this town.

  • Picture can be from other project

TIBETAN-INDIAN CULTURE

  • Rural Centre for Human Interests (RUCHI) is a community development organization with ever increasing focus on youth development and intercultural learning through voluntary service. RUCHI got registered in 1983, under Indian Societies Registration Act as a non-political, non-profit making voluntary organization.
  • This camp will provide an exposure to local as well as Tibetan culture. The volunteers will come to know of the history of Tibet and how the Tibetans fled Tibet to live in exile at this place. Inter-cultural learning will broaden horizons of volunteers on issues concerning environment and livelihood. Volunteers will also work on facelift of local school, create learning opportunities for children and make educational painting or do some renovation.
  • Volunteers will live in guest house with simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. All meals will be cooked and served in guest house. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals. Self-management is required. Sleeping bag is required, especially, if you are looking for or interested in trekking.
  • Dharamshala, is a small but internationally well known town in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It is 70 km north of Pathankot city and 15kms from Kangra town. Dharamshala offers a number of treks to tourists and a good majestic view of great Dhauladhar range of mountains. Dharamshala is a district head quarter for Kangra district and also happens to be the Secretariat of Tibetan spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama. Dharamshala offers tourists culture of Tibet and a different experience. Like any other hilly area, the houses in the area are scattered. The economy of the Tibetans is on tourism whereas that of local villagers is purely dependent on agriculture. Project will be held in sub-urban area of Mcleodganj.The volunteers will have opportunity to visit the seat of spiritual leader, the Dalia Lama and other historical Hindu temples. Opportunities will be there for short and long treks in the mountains after the camp. During weekend visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab can also be arranged.
  • iNTEREST IN LEARNING OTHER CULTURES REQUIRED.

Rural Centre for Human Interests (known as RUCHI, which means ‘interest’ in Hindi) came into being as a non-profit, voluntary organization in October 1980, set up in the Himalayan foothills of the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, INDIA. RUCHI is legally registered under Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860. Presently, RUCHI head office is located in a new complex called the Technology Resource Centre (TRC). The office a centre of technology transfer came into force, in the year 1994 as an extension program of CAPART, of the Ministry of Rural Development. The objective is to promote, develop and modify the rural technologies. Situated in the hills of Solan district in Bandh village, this centre has been the hub of all activities. RUCHI has focused through the years on promoting sustainable anthropocentric development through empowerment – by providing assistance and technical support to the underprivileged, showing them the way to minimize dependence and thus attain a better life – rather than just through charity. RUCHI’s founders felt there was a need for a committed workforce to initiate the process of development at the grassroots level, encouraging individual and community participation in the process.

Contact Organisation

  • Address

    Via Mico Geraci 35

    90125 PALERMO

    Italy

  • Phone

    Local: +39.3939629434

    Mobile: +39.3478289552

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