Himalayan Day Care Program

HiMWeS has Day Care Programs in and around Gorubathan for the underprivileged,destitute abandon,vulnerable ,poor children starting age from 4 to 14 years.

Himalayan Media Welfare Society is a small community based grassroots,non government and non profit organisation,working for the welfare for the society since its inception in the year 2007.We have been working in the many villages and schools of Gorubathan,Darjeeling in the past 8 years and still continuing our programs.

Child Care and Education Program

This Day Care Projects (After school programs) aims to help the poor in accessible areas.we provide free tutorial classes and other scholastic needs like books,pens,storytelling services,clothes,choreography training,artistic competitions,refreshment to the children who are underprivileged,abandon,orphan,semi orphan and whose family members are working as daily wages labours. We celebrate their birthdays and give them small gifts.We also help them with any sicknesses and ensure they are healthy.We are trying to bring good education to children from extremely poor families and allow them a happy start in life.

Children will not get personal tutor to improve more in educational/physical/psychological field.

*Volunteers may help their home work and even help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e.teaching them about health and hygiene (Sanitation)

* Telling them about the different issues of life that may be troubling them.

*Providing moral teaching to live life with dignity.

*Dealing children concerning about their mental and psychological status.

*If willing volunteers can provide study materials if any.

*Teaching them to converse in English so they may be able to excel their study.

*Volunteers can purchase clothes,school bags,shoes for them

*Volunteers can help them in singing,dancing,drawing,painting and playing.

*Volunteers can help the children for their family as well.

*Volunteers may help the community with the help of these children to aware about health and hygiene and environmental issues.

Ongoing awareness Program

The organisation will also run awareness  programs on HIV/AIDS,Human Trafficking (specially Women and Children),child labour and drug addiction which are at present burning problems of our society.These problems are not only taking lives of both innocent and guilt people but have killed the morality and humanity of our society and culture,That is why our organisation is trying to save our integrity for the future generation of our society.Although we may not be able to eradicate these problems totally ,we can minimize the dangers by raising awareness.The organisation is also helping the poor villagers by distributing of old /new clothes and other necessary items.

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
16 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Basic English , other subjects at High School,University level
Other Skills
If Volunteers are trained in a particular subjects would be grateful to our projects.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 14:00 - 17:00

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Himalayan Day Care Program Volunteer Marc Appreciation letter to the volunteer Australian Volunteer Lamisha Smith Children Volunteer and the kids Appreciation Certificate to British Volunteer Gorubathan Gorubathan German Volunteer US Volunteer Spanish Volunteer Riverside,Gorubathan British Volunteer with the Children Volunteer in Free Time Volunteer in free time English Volunteer in hanging bridge Mesh with the Children Spanish Volunteer HMWS Children Gorubathan

Free-time activities

In a free time volunteers can visit to jungle,hiking,trekking,visit to monasteries,Churches,riverside,historical places,tea gardens,factories,etc
We can help volunteers for trekking or visiting to Darjeeling proper,Kalimpong,Sikkim etc.



What's included?
Food & Drink (3 meals a day), Accommodation, Airport pickup
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

If you would like to picked up at the airport and transported to the project site, the a $40 fee will be added to the program fees.


Home stay is near to primary health center,police station and market in case of emergency.Our rooms has electricity,fans,mosquito net,iron,running water,Indian and western toilet/bathroom.

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

We provide,breakfast,lunch,tea,dinner,filtered water

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
3 weeks (min. stay)
4 weeks
5 weeks
6 weeks
11 weeks
19 weeks
48 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Gorubathan,Darjeeling/India between 3 weeks and 48 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Himalayan Media Welfare Soc. will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Himalayan Media Welfare Soc. during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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P O Fagu, Simsaray, 735231 Gorubathan,Darjeeling, India