ICDE-India’s main objective is to increase the numbers of young Indians it sends abroad to volunteer and likewise to increase the numbers of young international volunteers it hosts in social projects in India’s vast countryside.
ICDE-India will thus focus their efforts on finding new host projects in rural areas in different fields such as health, environment, women, children, and community cohesion and development so that international volunteers experience different aspects of Indian culture in the countryside.
To create greater visibility and recognition for ICDE-India and long-term international volunteering amongst young people in India and abroad, particularly in the over 40 countries in which ICYE has members and partners, ICDE-India will make videos and blogs with the support of current volunteers. The videos and blogs will be publicized through its social media platforms to highlight the benefits of volunteering and intercultural learning.
Establish contact with local government departments and NGOs to collect information on social host project and families.
Visits to host project and families to get them on board
Spread new host project descriptions to ICYE members and partners around the world for recruitment of volunteers.