Category Archives: Travel in India

VOLUNTEER AND TRAVEL INDIA – dazzle your senses with the light, the warmth and the smells

WANT TO VOLUNTEER IN INDIA? Set in the rural hills surrounding Udaipur in Northern Rajasthan, this outstanding charity has placements for: – teaching in primary schools in the morning and providing after-school activities in a boys orphanage in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Volunteering for Families in India

We recently had an interesting family on our primary teaching combined with boys orphanage placement in Udaipur, in Northern Rajasthan.    Mum (Suniti) was 59 years old, her daughter Nameeta, a solicitor, was 35 and Vinay was just 16. What … Continue reading

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Calling all Silverhairs! Your skills are needed!

I have always thought that if I needed to employ someone I would chose a more mature person.  Why?  Well, they would have had a lifetime of experience, gained many skills along the way, will be loyal, reliable, know how … Continue reading

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Volunteering for the family – India

Family volunteering is becoming popular as parents are able to satisfy both their own travel desires to do something totally different whilst exposing their children to a meaningful cross cultural experiences. India is one such place and in Udaipur, Northern … Continue reading

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Weekend trip to Jodhpur for volunteers from Udaipur

When you volunteer at this lovely Indian charity, you can opt to do a weekend trip to Jodphur, also known as Blue city. The market place in Jodphur runs right though the centre of town and the Guest House is … Continue reading

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Empowering the ladies around Udaipur – teaching them valuable sewing skills – Jo McBride from Western Australia

If you like to design and sew, then the Women’s Empowerment Program at this lovely Indian charity is ideal for you. The lovely Ritu, who is the co-ordinator, accompanies you everyday to help translate and plan your day. When I … Continue reading

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Teaching sewing to the ladies in Udaipur – Jo McBride’s experience

Finally home though I found Dehli airport had some sleeper rooms so I decided I deserved one and checked in for 10hours with a wakeup call, hot shower AND a toilet that you could flush paper down so I got … Continue reading

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