Advaith Foundation (IND-1)

Type: Human Rights: Children Rights - Country: India

Brief description and main aims

Advaith Foundation's dream is to transform the lives of thousands of poor and deprived children into lives filled with health, happiness, promise and achievement.
We believe that giving them access to quality education is the first and most important step towards this endeavor. Ankur, the children's home, is the first project of Advaith Foundation where we provide a home and facilities that help support and supplement the education of the children. At Ankur, we try to make education a joyful process. Children attend classes at The Samhita Academy, which provides excellent teaching and quality education.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteer's tasks include:
  • Teach / homeschool new entrants
  • Assist in after school revision / tuition
  • Tell stories focusing on morals and values
  • Teach extra-curricular activities (crafts, painting, music, dance)
  • Engage children in sports activities in the evenings
  • Teach English to children / staff
  • Counsel children / staff
  • Celebrate festivals with staff and children
  • Assist in organizing outings / picnics
  • Assist in organizing fun camps during holidays

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers must:
  • have some basic knowledge of English
  • have skills in teaching, sports, music, arts and other specialised skills that are unique to the volunteers are most welcome
People with additional working experience with children in areas of teaching, tutoring, counselling, therapy or sports will be a bonus to us.


The project is located in Lakshmipura village, Bangalore.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Since  our  project  is  residential all safety precautions are taken.The  living  areas  are  cleaned  and  clothes  laundered  every day  to  maintain  hygienic  living  conditions.  Nurses  live  on the campus with all basic equipment’s and medicines, to take  care  of  any  health  issues.  Doctors  are  on  call  and  the nearest hospital is just  10 minutes away. Transport from and to  the  campus  is  available  based  on  a  schedule,  but  is always available for any emergency. Volunteers   will   live   inside   the   campus   in   a staff  block. Sometimes  2  volunteer will  share one  room  but  most of  the time single rooms are available. Food will be provided by the project as well.

More Information

Having the volunteers live with us also gives us all an opportunity to learn about people, food, culture and geographical backgrounds of our volunteers. We also enjoy sharing the rich cultural heritage of India, our food, celebrations and other exciting activities.

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