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Volunteer Tourism in India with Don Bosco

Volunteer Tourism in India with Don Bosco – Travel while giving back to Society

An authentic traveler believes in travel as the transformative catalyst that can have a massive impact on an individual’s personal growth. That’s what distinguishes a tourist from an earnest traveler. Social tourism or Volunteer Tourism, by definition, is a form of tourism that connects travelers to local communities to voluntarily contribute to a cause of your choice that will empower change to the less fortunate sections of the society, and foster your personal growth as a compassionate human being.

Volunteer Tourism – popularly known as Voluntourism

is a popular form of international travel where you become a part of concerted efforts of an organization to support sustainable living while unearthing the pulsating sights, sounds and colours of a new country, its culture and its people.

Imagine a trip to India – the vibrant country that has captivated travelers for generations – extending you the opportunity to volunteer with an upright organization that is persistently working towards the goal of empowering the disadvantaged in India.

Don Bosco Network South Asia

is committed to the service of children and young people, particularly the poorest among them with research based opportunities and involvements for the young people for their growth, health, education, employment and fulfillment in life.

We encourage you to read and understand more about one of the premium international volunteer organizations from their website: BoscoNet.in

Words may fail to describe the deep sense of fulfillment and gratification that comes from directly helping those who need it the most. Priceless, though can be a defining adjective.

With that thought as paramount in their minds, the team at Bosco Net decided to offer the rare opportunity to international travelers to volunteer at institutions they support across India for a short period of 1-3 days.

While local volunteers are embraced for a long time at these institutions, this is the first occasion that travel Volunteer Tourism opportunities for Don Bosco Network South Asia is open for international family volunteer vacations.

Holxo Holidays Pvt. Ltd. is proud to be associated with Don Bosco Network South Asia to offer Short Term volunteer tourism experiences that make a difference as part of a larger vacation to India. You can choose to volunteer for small periods of a few hours, a few days or a week, totally dependent on your schedule of travel.

Our Voluntourism travel packages to India are meant for international volunteer travelers who want to contribute to society but are constrained by a lack of quality time to commit to a long volunteer project.

Probably the most distinguishing feature of Volunteer Tourism experiential travels is the focus experience of the participant. With our tailored packages, you won’t just serve as a volunteer; you’ll discover your true inner self. The incredible benefits of short-term volunteer abroad are empowering positive changes and generating affirmative personal fulfillment.

Anyone over the age of 16 can join our Don Bosco volunteer travel packages. We also welcome families with kids where parents are interested in accompanying kids to introduce them to the magic of helping others without expecting anything in return.

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We have fashioned our Volunteer Tourism Packages to India in such a manner that you can easily choose the kind of project where you will like to offer your volunteer services within the period that you discover captivating India. Our staff will be there to guide you at every step, but you’ll be in total control of where you want to spend your valuable time.

You can choose from any of the following Voluntourism programs to include with your travel package to India:

1. BE A HERO TO THE KIDS

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Beneficiaries of your generosity:
Street Kids, Orphans, and HIV infected children, Slum children, Girl Child (6 to 16 years)
Total Beneficiaries in a location: 30- 80
Institutions where you can volunteer:
Shelter Homes, Care Homes, Dropout Prevention Centres, Child Right Clubs, Child Rescue Centres, Missing Child Search Centres, Special School for Child Labour, and HIV Care Centres
Skills you can volunteer:
Communication Skills, Fine Arts Training, Theatre and Music Training, Sports and Games, One Day Outing, Educational Guided Tour
Available Timings:
Monday to Saturday evenings after 6.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Saturdays after 2.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Sundays 10.00 AM to 8.00 PM

You can choose to volunteer for the entire period, intermittently or once in a while.

2. YOUNG ADULTS – INSPIRE THEM TO EMPOWER THEMSELVES

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Beneficiaries of your generosity:
Youth from Slums, Socially Backward Youth, Economically Weaker Youth, Tribal and Rural Youth (17-35)
Total Beneficiaries in a location: 60- 200
Institutions where you can volunteer:

Formal Industrial Training Center, Career Guidance Service Center, Job Placement Center, Hostels, Non-Formal Residential Job-Oriented Training Center, Sports and Games Center

Skills you can volunteer:

Career Guidance Programs, Programmes for Health Education, Programmes of Education in Leisure time and Values, Programmes of Training and Advice for Employability for Young people, Programmes of Training and Advice for Employability for Women, Communication Skills, Fine Arts Training, Theatre and Music Training, Sports and Games, One Day Outing, Educational Guided Tour

Available Timings:
Monday to Saturday as per availability
Sundays 10.00 AM to 8.00 PM

You can choose to volunteer for the entire period, intermittently or once in a while.

3. WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

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Beneficiaries of your generosity:

Rural Women, Slum Women, Tribal Women, Socially and Economically Backward Women (18 to 45)

Total Beneficiaries in a location: 80- 200
Institutions where you can volunteer:

Organising Self Help Groups, Associations and Federations, Women Associations for Socio-Economic Development, Widows Welfare Group, Empowerment Centre for Women, Entrepreneurship Training Centres for Young Women, Income Generation Program Training Centre and Job Placement Cells

Skills and subjects you can volunteer:

Awareness programs could be organised for the women in the following topics: Equal Rights for Women, Education to Girl Children, Work against Domestic Violence, Unite Women against Gender based Violence, Eradicate Exploitation of Women, Fight against Child Marriage, Financial Literacy, Micro Enterprises Training, Basic Computer Training, Marketing Tips and Techniques

Available Timings:
Weekends and Holidays Morning 10.00 AM to Evening 4 PM

You can choose to volunteer for the entire period, intermittently or once in a while.

4. ECOLOGY AND ECO CONCERNS – Preserving Nature for tomorrow

The Don Bosco Social Service Centres have developed a series of programs in the recent years to focus on Campaigns on:

  • Water Preservation and avoiding water pollution
  • Preservation of land from degradation
  • Conservation of energy in all its forms
  • Solid pollution and Waste management
  • Noise pollution and methods to avoid it
  • Avoiding plastics
  • Rain water harvesting
  • Renewable energy usage and harvesting
  • Promotion of Eco Clubs
  • Watershed programs
  • Tree Plantation Drives
  • Environmental Protection Programs

If you are sensitive to such matters, you can offer to share your knowledge and educate them about the necessary and simple steps that can make perceptible differences in saving the ecology.

If you’re looking for a voluntourism trip to India with some other competences, please get in touch with us as Don Bosco Network South Asia supports an enormous amount of social initiatives and we are sure to find suitable family volunteer opportunities for you.

Begin to take advantage of your power to change with volunteering tourism tour operators, Holxo and Don Bosco; book a voluntourism travel in India package today.

Write to us at plan@holxoholidays.com or drop us a message to plan your voluntourism travel!

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