Volunteer with Himalayan Media Welfare Society and embark on a magical experience giving children the chance of an education and a sustainable future. With a customized and ethical program to suite you we will ensure you maximize your time with us here in Darjeeling and have a truly memorable adventure.
Here at Himalayan Media Welfare Society we dedicate our time and efforts to empowering the poorest communities through education and medical assistance regardless of race, creed, color, religion, beliefs, circumstance or environment ! we commit entirely to improving the lives of the communities in which we help, all donations and finance will go directly to this cause and will be used in the most efficient way possible to improve the future of our region.
HMWS is a small grassroots community based charity, registered under the government of West Bengal,INDIA.
HMWS Projects :
1/ Child Care and Education program:
This Day Care program aims to help the poor in inaccessible areas. We provide free tutorial classes and other scholastic needs like books, pens, storytelling services,clothes, choreography training, artistic competitions, refreshment etc to the Children who are underprivileged,abandon,semi orphan,orphan and whose family members are working as labourers. We celebrate their birthdays and give them small gifts. We also help them with any sicknesses and ensure they are healthy. We are trying to bring education to children from extremely poor families and allow them a happy start in life.
Children will not get personal tutor to improve more in educational/physical/psychological field.
Volunteers may help their home work and even help them to understand lesson more clearly i.e. teaching them about health and hygiene (sanitation)
*Telling them about the different issues of life that may be troubling them.
*Providing moral teaching to live life with dignity.
*Dealing children concerning about their mental and psychological status.
*If willing volunteers can provide study materials if any.
*Teaching them to converse in English so they may be able to excel their study.
*Volunteers can help them in singing, dancing, drawing, painting and playing.
*Volunteers can help the children for their family as well.
*Volunteers may help the community with the help of these children to aware about health & Hygiene and environmental issues.
2/Himalayan Health Care Program
In October of 2007, we had opened a Primary Eye Care Centre in a rented room at Gorubathan, which is a very deprived place of Darjeeling District, and situated near the border area of Doors (Jalpaiguri District) and Bhutan.We have had already served many people who were suffering from eye diseases and at present we use to do Health and Eye Screening program to the different villages
3/ Educational Program
Education is the integral part of all around development of a child. The facilities and teaching method differs in different schools. The underprivileged schools may not able to provide such quality education even though having many hardworking teachers.
Therefore the volunteers will definitely help and work among these schools to bring certain level of difference that will build innovative thoughts to the children as well as teachers.
*Volunteers can help in English conversation among students.
*Volunteers creating such environment that will enhance children in learning, playing, drawing, painting, music, singing and physical activities.
*Providing teaching aids will make education interesting.
*Sharing and exchanging new ideas and views on different topics.
*Creatively helping school to raise fund to fulfill their education needs.
* Volunteers do not need to be a qualified teacher.
As volunteers you will be expected to teach Basic English and other subjects in English and energizers to students.
4/ Ongoing Awareness Programs
The organisation will run awareness programmes on HIV/AIDS, Human Trafficking, Child Labour and Drug Addiction which are the present burning problems of our society. These problems are not only taking lives of both innocent and guilty people but have killed the morality and humanity of our society and culture. That is why our organisation is trying to save our integrity for the future generation of our society. Although we may not be able to eradicate these problems totally, we can minimize the dangers by raising awareness.The organisation is also helping the poor villagers by distributing of clothes and other necessary items.
Contact at :
HIMALAYAN MEDIA WELFARE SOCIETY
GORUBATHAN - 735231,DARJEELING, INDIA
Email ID : email@example.com
Face book Page: www.facebook.com/HiMWeS
Airport Pick up available (Taxi fare US $ 35)
No Program Fees
Daily Cost for food and accommodation US $ 12 per head
||Himalayan Media Welfare Society
||Gorubathan, District Darjeeling, INDIA