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101019

Rajastan-Jodhpur
Partner Organisation: FSL India
Description: The Project: Rajasthan was inhabited long before 2500 BC and the Indus Valley Civilization had its foundation here in north Rajasthan itself. Around 1400 BC the Aryans paid a visit and settled down forever in the area. The local population was pushed down to south and towards the east. Afghans, Turks, Persians and Mughals followed in mixing their blood, first in war then in peace, with the existing original inhabitants. This blend gave the martial lineage to the Rajputs (member of any of several powerful Hindu landowning and military lineages). Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination featuring many palaces, forts and temples. The city is known as the Sun City for the bright sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred as the Blue City due to the indigo tinge of the whitewashed houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. Work camps here will be organised with the cooperation of local community for rural development and water shed management, environmental education and working together with local villages in rural development projects. Most of the schools around Jodhpur lack basic infrastructure like school buildings, education materials, playgrounds and drinking water. Volunteers can make a big difference in the daily lives of these children by providing the necessities listed above. Location: Jodhpur and neighbouring regions, State of Rajasthan is accessible by domestic airlines. Trains and buses operate on a daily basis from New Delhi and Mumbai. The exact Meeting Point will be mentioned in the info sheets. Accommodation: At a guesthouse, in shared rooms. Fees: Two Weeks:9,500 Rupees The participation fee is spent as follows (from the most to the least expensive item): 1.Project development: this is the money that is spent to identify and set up projects. Some projects require more expenditures than others.

8.Archana . carpenters and so on. 101019 2. So work together with the camp leaders in creating a successful project. The info sheets shall be sent at least one month before the camp starts. Initiative. 6. transportation to project site for participants . Creativity and involvement are expected and could give the camp the personal direction of that group. The participation fee must be paid on the first day of the camp to the Team Leader and in the local currency (Indian Rupees). FSL India also makes occasional donations (in kind or in cash) to its International network and partner NGOs.Running the camp: This includes all the materials needed for the project. telephone. Happy hearts for the teaching projects is also included in the Project running cost. The social contact in the camp is as important as the work itself and respect for the local environment and community is expected at all times. internet. We expect you to read it at least once before joining the Work Camp.a. The info sheet will contain the general work details as per each project as well as information on the meeting points.which differs from project to project.Support expenses of local Indian youth trained and supported by us. postage. photocopy. . tools.b. stationery. contact information and other guidelines. The volunteers should subscribe to their own health insurance and take care of medical vaccinations needed for the specific area. 5.Donations to local social projects: apart from supporting local NGOs by the placement of volunteers and by organising short-term work camps. plumbers. and professional charges for masons. accommodation.Volunteers hosting payments: FSL India pays for the food.International networking and website promiotion costs. printing.International travel costs to attend Conferences and international meetings: FSL India sends representatives to statutory meetings and conferences to interact with its worldwide partners and develop its activities.Office expenses including staff salaries. 4. electricity and other equipment. 7. Other Details All Camps start on a Monday. rents. 3.

101019 FSL India expects all volunteers to: Read and understand the information sheet and to attend the preparation meeting organised by the sending organisation.[1] Objective The objectives of the program are: • • • • • Enable the Adolescent girls for self-development and empowerment Improve their nutrition and health status. Upgrade home-based skills.Archana . ·Cooperate with the work camp team leader. Share your thoughts and ideas! ·Only English is accepted when others are around. ·Cooperate with FSL India by adapting to their new culture. ·Show responsibility towards their work.a. Promote awareness about health. ·Be creative. who is in-charge at all times of the volunteer's security. mosquitoes etc. Mainstream out of school adolescent girls into formal/non formal education. the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation. this shows their interest. especially while in the village or schools. ·Understand that a lot of time will be spent with local people who do not speak English fluently. even if they do not join in the conversation. Ideas for the work. 2011 under Ministry of Women and Child Development. search The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla is a centrally sponsored program of Government of India initiated on April 1. life skills and integrate with the National Skill Development Program (NSDP) for vocational skills. no easy transportation at all times. and free time are expected to come from the group during the camp. ·Behaviour and dress code should be culture sensitive. leave prejudices behind and show initiative.b. excursions. flexible. nutrition. hygiene. Sabla (India) From Wikipedia.) ·Be open-minded. ·Adjust to the way of life in the project and camp surroundings. no easy access to international phone or internet. ·Realize that the living conditions are many times different than at home (no warm water/air-conditioning. the campsite. discussions. adolescent reproductive and sexual health (ARSH) and family and child care. . Volunteers should make an effort in trying to communicate in the local language.

b. ARSH.Archana . Post Office. etc. CHC.a. Content An integrated package of services is to be provided to adolescent girls as follows: • • • • • • • Nutrition provision Iron and Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation Health check-up and Referral services Nutrition & Health Education (NHE) Counseling/Guidance on family welfare. child care practices and home management Life Skill Education and accessing public services Vocational training for girls aged 16 and above under NSDP Woman scheme Awareness Generation Projects for Rural and Poor Women Condensed Course of Education for Adult Women CSWB Scheme Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) Distance Education for Womens Development and Empowerment Education Work for Prevention of Atrocities on Women Family Counseling Centre Janani Suraksha Yojana Kishori Shakti Yojana (KSY) National Maternity Benefits Scheme (NMBS) NORAD Scheme Others Rashtriya Mahila Kosh Scheme for Working Women Hostels Science and Technology for Women Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) Swa Shakti Project Swayamsidha Scheme Vocational Rehabilitation of Women with Disabilities Vocational Training Programme . Bank. Police Station. 101019 • Provide information/guidance about existing public services such as PHC.

Anti-dowry. earthquake. mentally retarded.Emergency relief programs for natural disasters like. and sexworkers. female infanticide and witchcraft/sorcery) o Rehabilitation centers for Social Vulnerable groups ( Migration. housing. Among the many programs designed for betterment and enhancement of quality of life for SC. Minorities women and communities at large. No Tobacco. and eradicating untouchability. ST. we have: • Minimum needs (food. • There are also services for the blind. child marriages. • Programs for women include welfare grants. Programs for rural community development and displaced persons. the Government and NGOs are striving hard and working towards social sector like: o Organizing awareness campaigns at various level on Social Evils ( Women discrimination. health and drinking water) and social security programmes. convicts. 101019 Social Welfare India The Indian government has established an extensive social welfare system. working women's hostels. flood. Child Trafficking. • Apart from the above mentioned initiatives. Senior Citizens and Orphans/ Street Children ) o Providing Social Security Schemes (Right to Food. • Special measures are aimed at rehabilitating juvenile delinquents. • Other social welfare programs cover . accessing education. women's adult education. all are equal. Anti Alcoholism.b. cloth. Persons with disability. deaf and orthopedically handicapped. family planning & maternity care.drought.Archana . BC. Pensionfamily-maternal benefits and employment ) . Housing.a.

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