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Volunteer in India

For those volunteers looking for a culturally rich and unique experience - India should be the destination at the top of your list. With a population of over 1.2 billion India is, second to China, the most populated countries on earth. Made up of a vast, landscape ranging from the majestic Himalayan peaks in the north to the warm waters of the Indian ocean in the south. Bordered by Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan Mynamar and Bangladesh - India can most definitely be considered the heart of the east. With a complex, fascinating history and cultural depth reaching as far back as 5 millennia - the country has long been regarded as a sanctuary for travellers and volunteers alike. Volunteering abroad in India ensures making a real difference in one of the numerous volunteer placements on offer. On top of this impact volunteers will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to engage with one of the world’s largest and most diverse nations.

In addition to the various options for volunteering, visitors to this remarkable country can embrace the chance to visit world renowned sites, including Delhi’s Red Fort complex and Agra’s Taj Mahal. Witness spiritual worshippers bathing in the Ganges in Varanasi or immerse yourself in yoga practices in one of Rishikesh’s centers. Alternatively you can try your hand at cooking some of the local delicacies with an array of spices to choose from or relax on one of Goa’s stunning beaches. 

With some of the world's most impressive natural biodiversity to bustling and productive cities - India really has it all. 

Volunteer placements offer something for every curious traveler or volunteer, with the opportunity to give back to some of India's impoverished communities. You may want to volunteer with the youth of India by joining one of the many teaching or child care project throughout the country, or alternatively gain experience and insight into the medical field by helping out at a  local health clinics. 

Even though India has taken essential and effective steps in combating poverty over the past few decades, it still remains an issue across the country, while approximately a quarter of the population continues to live below the poverty line. It is no surprise then, that a large portion of volunteer work in India is geared towards providing aid to some of India’s poorest citizens helping to provide essential services they may not ordinarily have access to.
Understandably, the most popular areas within which to volunteer abroad in India are in healthcare, education, and community development and child care. The potential for making a difference while volunteering abroad in India are insurmountable, and the location of the project's vast, but every one worthwhile.

Whatever you think you know about India prior to volunteering abroad will be challenged and changed during your time there, The country will continue to surprise you in the most wonderfully beneficial way. You will often be working in and amongst some of the country's poorest communities, and this in itself will be a powerful opportunity to learn about yourself and the rest of the world. Travelling and volunteering in India will undeniably change your life, your perspective and at its core every person you meet along the way - a true opportunity to make a difference.
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Volunteer in Goa, one of India's most treasured and beautiful regions. Work with impoverished communities by teaching and inspiring its members towards a better future
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Engage in experiential skills development through this medical internship in Delhi, India. You'll have the chance to shadow medical professionals, experience the medical practices of another culture and build your international...
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Volunteer in India for three weeks and spend your time working with children at a child care center, witness India's spectacular sights and trek in the Himalayas. It truly is a once in a lifetime experience!  
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Spend time volunteering with some of the countless street children of New Delhi, India. Make an impact in the lives of these underprivileged children through teaching and fun recreational activities
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Experience India's vibrant diversity during this four-week road trip. Your first three weeks will be spent travelling, sightseeing and learning about the different cultures you encounter. The last week will be spent volunteering in...
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Intern at medical facilities around Palampur, India! This internship is especially designed for pre-medical, medical and nursing students looking to shadow experienced professionals
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This project is one of the best ways to see and experience the real India. Join the people of Rajasthan and our local project team and make an impact in this magnificent region in India
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