Kerala enjoys unique geographical features, making it the number one tourist destination in Asia. The equable climate, long shorelines, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, waterfalls and lush hills and exotic wildlife are combined with magical festivals and exotic cuisines which will offer you a unique, once in a lifetime experience when you are planning to do a volunteering vacation in Kerala.
Why and What Will I Achieve From a Volunteering vacation in Kerala?
Volunteering in India has so many different dimensions and areas where you can offer your expertise, or a simple helping hand. Arts and childcare, orphanage work, teaching or internships and healthcare projects are just a few examples of the vast programmes on offer in Kerala
Help Children with Creative Arts in Kerala.
If you’re full to the brim with enthusiasm, energy and creative ideas then this programme is for you. Involving fun with glitter, laughs, paint and days working with lively children will be the perfect scheme for you. Through fun and creative activities, the unprivileged children will have the opportunity to express themselves, explore new talents and develop their self-confidence. Depending on your interests you can work on a variety of activities with the children, from painting and drawing to music and dance, from drama and singing to storytelling and creative writing. There will always be plenty to keep you occupied!
But what will you personally get out of this Kerala programme? The number one skill you will learn is caring for underprivileged children. Not only that, you will experience a new culture through the local people, local cooking lessons, and traditional Kathakali dance performances will be shown to you whilst you explore the amazing local environment. If you wish to take up a profession in the arts category, this would be a fantastic experience to have on your CV.
Supporting a Local Orphanage
If you get a buzz out of providing children with the necessary skills to become successful later on in their life, then volunteering alongside other teachers who support orphans would be the perfect opportunity for you. Classes are in high demand, making it hard for teachers to provide the necessary support for their students. Volunteers, such as you, would help to improve the grades and attendance of the students, while making a valuable contribution to the school and the orphans.
For this programme you will benefits from working with children from all ages and backgrounds. If you’re planning on becoming a teacher a little closer to home, the skills and experiences from this volunteering programme would be eye-catching for any prospective employer, putting you in prime position to a successful teaching career.
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