Sustainable agriculture and creative teaching in South India

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP

Published

11/05/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Kundapura
Karnataka
India

Description

Kundapur is a town situated near the beach on the west coast of Karnataka state, and is very close to the Western Ghats (a mountain ridge). The Western Ghats is India's prime zone for bio-diversity, known for the number of animal and plant species in this region. We have been involved in developing projects in the region for many years and have formed a very strong network of local partners and local volunteers.The focus of the project is providing field-based knowledge on sustainable agriculture and its impact and introducing creative learning methods in schools. The group will work with farmers, women groups and schools in different villages in the region.

The volunteers will be engaged in the following activities:

• Baseline survey and mapping;

• Conservation of natural resources: soil and water conservation, live hedge fencing, fruit and forest tree planting;

• Implementation of sustainable agriculture practices: crop cultivation, composting, kitchen garden, medicinal plants cultivation, nursery management;

• Maintenance and management: after care, basin making, watering, pruning, protection, etc.;

• Post-harvest practices: threshing, cleaning;

• Documentation of traditional cultivation practices;

• Teaching basic English in schools, introducing creative learning through art, music, games, etc.;

• Promoting Health and Hygiene Awareness;

• Promoting Eco friendly practices.


Project dates:

  • November 19 - December 2, 2018
  • December 3 - December 16, 2018
  • January 21 - February 3, 2019

More information and enrollment: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-india


Long-term volunteer projects in India: http://cadip.org/volunteering-in-india

Benefits

  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

To enroll in the project, click here: http://cadip.org/enrol

or give us a call:

USA: 646-657-2900; 310-882-7400; 617-841-0400

Canada: 604-628-7400; 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500


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