International Care Foundation (ICF) is a non-governmental organization in Bangarpet and the surrounding villages of Karnataka in Southern India, which supports the inclusion of disabled people in every aspect of life and helps them become independent. From its humble beginnings in 2012, ICF has grown organically and now delivers a range of services from support, mobility aids, counselling & career guidance to training & livelihood. At any point in time, through their institutional and community based activities and networking, we are facilitating qualitative change in the lives of around 1,800 people with disability primarily from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
We have four different programs of holistic approach which are focused on the childs' physical, mental and health fitness.
Yoga ( for both girls and boys from 6th grade to 9th grade )
Life Skill Education ( for both boys and girls from 6th and 8th grade)
Menstrual Hygiene ( special program for girls from 6th grade to 8th grade )
Know your Food and Know your Farmer ( for both boys and girls from 6th and 8th grade)
The volunteer is expected to:
teach basic English teaching
help us in activity based on teaching on life skills.
be able to speak with young girls about mestrual hygienic.
teach about Nutrition and home remedies through Ayurveda
Volunteer requirements / Skills
Volunteering is, in effect, an expression of concern about something or somebody other than oneself. It’s about putting in the time, effort and commitment to help fellow men, women or animals or to contribute towards a cause that you feel passionate about. It’s also about having the determination to put your values and beliefs into action with a view to improve the quality of a person’s life or the quality of a situation. Skills we are looking in our volunteer are the following:
Enthusiasm – a positive attitude is vital
Common sense – knowing the difference between right and wrong, good and bad
Non-judgmental – being able to take an objective view of a person’s problems , even if they’re of their own making
Awareness – being able to recognize other people’s needs and be able to look for ways to meet those needs as a result of training and your own life experiences
Reliable – willing to devote a set amount of time regularly
Compassionate – having empathy with the plight of a particular person or situation
Committed – demonstrating your passion for a cause
Self-confident – able to work both autonomously and as part of a team where necessary
Good communication – able to relate to both fellow workers and those you are trying to help and a willingness to make suggestions for improvements
Self-assured – able to take constructive criticism on board to improve one’s own skills and ability to help others
Gender: We have no gender discrimination but still we look for one male and one female , so the
female can help with the menstrual hygienic topic. Age: any age above 20
We have presented our FRESH – Child Intervention module to the Karnataka board of Education which was accepted with open hands and we have a MOU with the board and implementing the same in government school of South 4 zone.
Kaggadaspura, c v raman nagar, and surrounding areas.
The social and economical bakcground of the community is of all underprivileged and daily construction labours children who come to government school.