India - the land to travel to, a haven for travelers and an
entire civilization to explore.
come to India for its wealth of sights, cultural exuberance,
diversity of terrain and in search of that special something
extra, that only India promises and delivers. It is a memorable
experience volunteering, traveling and teeming with over a
billion people who speak fifteen hundred different languages &
dialects. India is the land of color, the land of excitement,
the land where people live with variety & thrive on diversity.
Mud huts and mansions face off across modern city streets. Lurid
luxury and limp living are inhabitants of the same lane. India
has many races, cultures and religions quilted together in a
Why India needs you as a Volunteer
India, has over a billion population & nearly 30% of them living
your volunteer services. The work for social upliftment
and development is taken up by various NGO's all over the
country. These not-for-profit NGO's struggle to keep their
projects staffed with trained and committed volunteers. With
meager resources they rely on volunteers like to sustain their
Why Volunteer In India
The volunteer programs have been so designed which not only
gives you satisfaction as a volunteer but also gives you an
opportunity to experience and participate in the rich and
diverse cultures and traditions of India. Utmost care has been
taken to ensure that volunteers have no dull moments during
their stay in India.
Type of Placement
You can choose from any of the following fields or specify and
we will match your request with a suitable organization:
Institutes for mentally and physically handicapped.
Consumers and rights and social welfare organizations.
Women Welfare Organizations.
Child Welfare Organizations.
Red Cross Projects.
Projects of Lions clubs International.
Adult Education Centers.
Vocational Training Centers.
Wild life Protection Centers.
Forest Conservation Organizations.
Health Care Projects.
Counseling, Criminal Justice, Family and Home Studies.
Old Homes and Orphanage
Locations of Placements
The volunteer placements will be offered in the Northern
States of India i.e., Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh and Delhi.
The participating volunteer will get the tourist visa from
his/ her home country, valid till the period of intended stay/
volunteer assignment. The necessary endorsements to work as
volunteers will be arranged by us once you reach India.
- Anyone from age group of 18- 60 years.
- Basic English Language conversation skills.
How to Apply for Volunteer Program
Fill the application form in English and send it along
with a non refundable US$50 application processing fee.
You will receive an acknowledgment as a proof of your
payment and an acceptance letter for the program.
You will be asked to pay the program fee.
Once we will find you the placement we will send you the
official offer together with our Terms and Conditions.
You have to sign both and return to KESACES.
Placement with friends, partners and other family members
can be arranged on request.
Apply for a Tourist visa in your home country.
Confirm your arrival date.
You are Welcome to India.
Deadlines -The volunteer programs are available throughout
the year. We must receive your application form at least 1 month
before your intended start date.
Participants from European Union (Shenanigan Countries
and Switzerland) - Contact Program Promoters at:
Participants from United Kingdom - Contact Program
All other participants to please contact KESACES Office in
What the Program fee Includes
- Volunteer Work placement.
- Arrange for accommodation.
- General orientation about the culture and customs in
- Full-time support in India.
Program fee does not include
- Return airline ticket to India.
- Expense of reaching to your city of placement.
- Accommodation and food as Paying Guests on twin sharing
basis will be provided for US$ 95 per month.
- Travel Medical Insurance.
Family House: This is the most popular type of
accommodation suitable for the participants. The locations are
mostly in residential areas of the city. Here you will be
staying as a paying guest with the host family. The host family
gives the part of house and provides with food and room. The
rooms are mostly on twin sharing basis.
Families may offer a private room and bathroom but this is
not a rule; the candidate may be asked share the room and or
bathroom with another family member.
Food: Food prepared in the host family kitchen. Indian
food is popular
due to its exotic flavors and healthful preparations. Most of
the Indian host families prepare traditional Indian vegetarians
meals at least 5 days a week. Non-vegetarian food is generally
prepared on Saturdays and Sundays if the host family eats
non-vegetarian food. Generally Indian dishes are well seasoned,
mildly spicy and aromatic.
Experience Indian Culture
Staying at host family house gives you an opportunity to
experience and participate in the traditions and rituals
followed by the host family. The fairs and festivals celebrated
across the length and breadth of the land present a fascinating
pageant and showcase the resplendence of its arts and crafts
tradition. Some festivals are of religious nature, others are
linked with the lives of the people, change of seasons and
Cancellations and Refunds
US$ 50 Application Processing fee is non refundable.
Full refund of the program fees if KESACES is not able to
find placement in 60 days.
For cancellations after placement is confirmed partial
refund made after a deduction of US$100.
No refund will be possible once the applicant has arrived
in India. No exceptions will be made for any reason, including
dislike of host city, accommodations, or volunteer placement
Add-on's to the Program
Yoga and Meditation classes can be arranged at a fee of
US$ 125 per month.
Hindi language classes for interested participants at a
fee of US$ 100 per month.
Receiving at Delhi International Airport and dropping till
city of placement on additional payment of US$ 200,
depending upon the distance of location of placement from
Weekend sight seeing tours as per requirement, interest
and budget for spending for such trip.
Visit to any other tourist or historical places will be
arranged at additional fee.
Certificates and Momento
Each participant will be given Certificate of Volunteering
after finishing the volunteer assignment. All participants will
be presented with a momento in appreciation of their volunteer
To win you as a friend and keep you for life.
To know more about these programs and for any further
enquiries you are welcome to contact us.