PRAYAAS Foundation

Elementary Education for Kids

Agra, India show on map

Volunteers shall opt for 4-16 weeks programs. They shall devote minimum 6 Hrs to teaching English, Crafts, Music, Geography, Civics etc to kids.

The Program is as Follows:

All candidates shall be provided accommodation on twin sharing basis with established Indian families or in serviced apartments. Female candidates shall be provided sharing accommodation with females only unless accompanied by a male companion. The Stay shall

Agra The City of TAJ MAHAL is strategically located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India which is surrounded by 4 states.

Each or alternate weekends we shall organize trips to Taj Mahal, AGRA FORT, SIKANDRA, Fatehpur Sikri, Vrindavan-ISKCON (Abode of Lord Krishna, Uttar Pradesh), Jaipur (Pink City, Rajasthan), Bhangarh (Rajasthan), Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Deeg (Rajasthan), Sariska Tiger Reserve (Rajasthan), Jim Corbett National Park (Uttar Pradesh), Ranthambore National Park (Rajasthan) etc. These trips shall be on cost sharing basis.

Typical day

Monday thru Friday

 : 

Morning 5:00 AM - Wake Up
Morning 5:30 AM - 6:30 AM - Yoga & Meditation
Morning 7:15 AM - Breakfast and drop to project site.
Morning 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Project Site 1st Session
Morning 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM - Tea / Coffee Break
Morning 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM - Project Site 2nd Session
Afternoon 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM - Lunch
Afternoon 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM - Rest
Evening 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM - Tea / Coffee
Evening 04:30 PM - 07:30 PM - Visit to Different Program Sites / Leisure Shopping
Evening 07:30 PM - 08:00 PM - Wash & Change
Evening 08:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Dinner & Day Off.

Free-time activities

All days shall be full of activities. During the day time at Project Site activities shall involve children, evenings shall be local market visits, social gathering, Indian Marriages etc.

Weekends shall be special as there shall be organized overnight trips to major tourist attractions.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Safari/Zoo
Museum/Opera
Sports
Yoga/Meditation

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
Education Requirements
Maths, Arts, Crafts, Music, Grooming, Science, Social Studies, Geography etc. at Primary Level level
Required Documents
CV and Identity Proof
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Teaching / Organizing Group activity experience is desirable.
If you have worked with children for some Not for Profit organizations, it will be an added advantage.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 13:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Included Services

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All program fees are charged directly by PRAYAAS Foundation.

Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
PRAYAAS Foundation (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by PRAYAAS Foundation

> Accommodation - twin sharing.
> Accommodation shall have Attached Bath & Toilet, Satellite TV, HOT/COLD water, Room Cooler, Bed & Bedding, Work Desk, Cupboard,
Internet (on demand)
> Break Fast / Lunch / Dinner / Tea - Coffee are included at the residence / project sites only. During other visits there shall be extra charges.
> Mineral Water / Soft Drinks and others are extras payable directly.
> Anything other then the above mentioned is chargeable or directly payable.

Airport Pickup at Kheria

Pick up & Drop shall be provided from & to Agra Airport / Railway Station.
Driven by an executive of the organization.
Driving time from airport / railway station to place of accommodation is typically 30 Minutes.

Accommodation

Location: City Area
Room Size: Double Bed / Twin Bed rooms ( approx 12 x 14 Feet)
Attached Bath & Toilet, Satellite TV, HOT/COLD water, Room Cooler, Bed & Bedding, Work Desk, Cupboard, Internet (on demand)

Bedroom (Double) Camping
Food & Beverages

Tea - Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are included at the City Accommodation & Project Site.
Mineral water & soft drinks are separately available.
All meals are veg. meals only.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Kheria (AGR) in Agra. We assist you to find cheap flights to India.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for India provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in India you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for India.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$600.00
5 weeks
$733.00
6 weeks
$867.00
7 weeks
$1,000.00
9 weeks
$1,267.00
11 weeks
$1,533.00
16 weeks (max. stay)
$2,200.00
Average fees
$144.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Agra/India between 4 weeks and 16 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. PRAYAAS Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in India.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment must be made up to 30 days before to the volunteer program starts. This payment is also securely handled by PayPal or credit card.
Reservation

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