23.Dec - 05.Jan 2018
Polonnaruwa , Sri lanka


  • chantiers 1-3 semaines
  • SOCI
  • KIDS
  • NICE-17-130
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 245.00 USD


Help and share the daily life and activities with the orphans in the village of Sri Lanka! Back to 1,100 years ago to explore the ancient civilization. -- 245 USD to be paid on your arrivals. One week participants should pay 175 USD.

  • Code : NICE-17-130
  • Dispo : 2M / 2F (Total Part 10)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
  • Age : 18 - 99


This workcamp has been organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (first time in this place for this work!). GV4GF is a NGO to promote voluntary service, environmental protection and improve rural life. The area records high amount of young marriages and separation. If village headman noticed family problems or separations, any other threat to children, parents separated or die, he report it to district secretary and will ask from district courts to issue a order to transfer children to a orphanage to minimized the threat. Partner organization has been working since 2002. They are very shy and backward because of their lifestyle and lack of communication skills. Visiting volunteers encourage them to learn English and giving an opportunity to use their language skills with volunteers.


In the first week, volunteers will work at the orphanage to do activities with them such as paintings, songs, dance, playing with them, if requested do some manual work with children. In the second week, volunteers will move around the village to have cultural exchange, to work with families and to assist to self help group member’s. — Study theme : Situation of the children


Village house with a host family close to nice paddy fields. There is electricity. Meals will be cooked by the host while dishes should be washed by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is not necessary. Let?s enjoy the life wihout internet!


Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expeditions, Farewell party, etc. — Second ancient kingdom of a world heritage site with a lots of over 1,100 years old monuments. Thousand of pilgrimages visit daily for religious ceremonies. Low population density (122 per km2). Project site is located 256km from Colombo.


High motivation to work and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! — English (Sri Lankan is also welcomed!) — 245 USD to be paid on your arrivals. One week participants should pay 175 USD. — One week participantion is possible only in 12/23-12/29. Please write this period on the application form if you want to join only for one week. — Volunteers need to arrive at Katunayake Bandaranayake International Airport by the end of the day before the first day and can leave there after the midnight of the last day. 9 hours by bus to the site.

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