Kerala

Kerala

The current project interests in Kerala include sustainable eco-tourism, children’s education, economic empowerment for poor / women, eco-gardening, eco-handicrafts, sanitation and waste management, ethnic and cultural creative activities, environmental health and first aid, forestation and wildlife conservation, coast and beach conservation, etc, including for

Apart from this NGO – social enterprise initiative, we also intend to promote our online organics and herbal eco store as well as experiential learning initiatives in the region too,

Kerala, a state on India’s southwest tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals, the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks and other sanctuaries are home to elephants, langur monkeys, and tigers.

Kerala is considered to be one of the more densely populated, literate and better developing states in India. However, due to the increasing consumption of more resources, lack of matching grassroots level effective governance and civic initiatives is resulting in increasing socioeconomic, health and environmental issues in some locations.

Kerala state enjoys quite a large tourism attraction with being one of the leading tourist destination. We are organising a number of projects to facilitate increased engagement of travellers-volunteers in a number of projects designed to contribute to local economic opportunities, promotion of local ethnic and cultural art and conservation of the environment.

Individuals can participate in our internship, volunteering, experiential learning activities, and eco-tourism packages for a duration of 2-weeks to 6-months time.

Individuals can participate in our internship, volunteering, experiential learning activities, and eco-tourism packages for a duration of 2-weeks to 6-months time.

The scale of internship incentives offered for positions in our ViKAAS Centre initiative volunteer internships in north India are not extended to coastal Karnataka and Kerala centres. The south India facilities are managed under our affiliate program wherein all volunteer internship positions are fully self-financed by the participants. Though the payable charges / fee is weekly/monthly but it is still relatively economical in comparison to a number of offerings by many other  organizations/agencies.

(Only up to four international students for partner universities will be supported at a time with ViKAAS Centre program fee incentives in our south coastal centres subject availability of our social enterprise funds)

Karnataka, NGO, volunteer, eco-travelers, tourist, internship, opportunities, India

Kerala, NGO, volunteer, tourists, travelers, tourist, internship, opportunities, India

 


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