Category Archives: Women’s empowerment in India

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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Volunteering abroad – making a difference and leaving your footprint

Ever thought about spending your school holidays coaching sport to underprivileged children abroad?  I suppose it is a bit of a bus-man’s-holiday if you are a teacher but you get to see a country from the inside and not as … 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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Volunteer Placements in India – new start dates for 2013

Below are the start dates for the volunteer placements in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.  You can go from 2-12 weeks and do volunteer teaching in the primary schools in the morning with teaching in a boys orphanage after school or women’s … Continue reading

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Hannah Godfrey’s Indian Photos of teaching in the Udaipur schools

Volunteer Vacations have placements for teaching in pre-schools, primary schools and a boys orphanage in the rural hills of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, plus are looking for volunteers to help with building renovation/redecoration/construction every July.  We also have a new project … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Hyde Park Concert Review

We’re  so proud to announce that our very own Sera Golding, who visited the new teaching project in India recently, wowed the estimated 300,000 crowd in Hyde Park yesterday as part of the Royal Wedding Day Celebrations. Sera’s band M.I.B. … Continue reading

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Morning school in Udaipur, Rajasthan

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