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Towering mountains frame your picturesque view as you travel through India to discover and learn more about this remarkable country. Start in Udaipur, the “city of lakes”, to see its white palaces firsthand, and then find yourself in the heart of a community in the countryside. Roll up your sleeves to help on a volunteer project as you experience the day-to-day lives of the community members you meet and discuss the social issues that affect them. You’ll learn how they connect to your life at home and so much more.
Take part in Bollywood dancing and a Puja Prayer ceremony, a traditional blessing to ensure your volunteer project’s success.Immerse yourself in Indian culture
TRIP PLUS FLIGHT OPTION INCLUDES: Round-trip airfare from select pre-determined airports (when arranged by ME to WE). Specific trip dates include details about departure airports when booking. Also included: accommodations while on the ground, three meals daily, bottled and/or purified water, and entrance fees to activities.
Explore gender roles, cultural traditions and family life in rural India and how this affects girls’ and women’s ability to get an education and work outside the home.
Learn more about India’s caste system and how it impacts people’s access to basic human rights.
Learn about the barriers in rural India that prevent children from attending school—such as a lack of proper and safe facilities, and a need for children (especially girls) to help with chores at home.
Find out about the challenges posed in rural communities by a lack of nearby, quality medical facilities.
Understand the challenges local communities face in accessing clean water to drink and cook with by taking a water walk with a woman.
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