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Children's Care Home Project in Jaipur, India

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Aashray is a residential care home currently accommodating about 35 children from three to 18 years old. While the home is based in Jaipur, its young residents have come from across Rajasthan state, including places like Udaipur, Jaipur and Alwar, and most of them are HIV infected or affected.

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As a volunteer, you’ll get to:

  • Live and work in the culturally rich city of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India
  • Meet and work with people from across the world and learn about a different culture
  • Assist the staff with their everyday tasks and help the children with homework and after-school fun and games
  • Take care of the children through duties like cooking and serving food, distributing medication, washing clothes, cleaning and counselling
  • Spend quality time with the children on regular basis, drawing and playing with them and helping them with their homework
  • Host workshops for children or staff covering topics such as good hygiene and HIV and sex education
  • Help in fundraising activities in aid of the center
  • Organize special events that could include birthday parties and outings
Quick Facts Quick Facts
Minimum Stay 2 Weeks
Impacts Child and Orphan Care
Priced From Priced From
US$ 1044 |
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Dates & rates

Priced From
US$ 1044 |

Detailed Project Pricing
2 Weeks USD 1044
3 Weeks USD 1224
4 Weeks USD 1404
5 Weeks USD 1605
6 Weeks USD 1830
7 Weeks USD 2025
8 Weeks USD 2220
9 Weeks USD 2400
10 Weeks USD 2588
11 Weeks USD 2778
12 Weeks USD 2970

Longer placements available - please enquire for pricing

Project Start Dates
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Work & Impacts

Aashray is a residential care home currently accommodating about 35 children from three to 18 years old. While the home is based in Jaipur, its young residents have come from across Rajasthan state, including places like Udaipur, Jaipur and Alwar, and most of them are HIV infected or affected.

In India, there is still a stigma surrounding people affected by HIV/Aids and the children in the Aashray home have either lost a parent or parents to the disease or they’ve been rejected by their family and community because of discrimination.  

The center’s mission is to help these children grow into well-rounded and happy adults by nurturing, supporting and educating them.

It aims to provide a safe and supportive home to children in need and volunteers get directly involved with giving individualized care to every child residing at the home and helping them to lead a healthy lifestyle with nutritious food, good hygiene and exercise.

Other functions of the home include providing the children with formal education, life skills development and livelihood training, and advocating for the social inclusion of HIV positive children in the broader Indian society.

Volunteers as role models

VOLUNTEERS AS ROLE MODELS

As a volunteer on this project, you’ll be a positive role model for the children living at Aashray Care Home and acting as a good influence on their overall wellbeing. Your presence and one-on-one attention can make the children feel accepted and appreciated.

Teaching support

TEACHING SUPPORT

You may have the opportunity to help these underprivileged children to learn the basics of communicating in English. Your co-operation with the permanent staff will help provide them with new ideas and perspectives, and bring new inspiration to their work.

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Fun & Travel

Things to do in your spare time

Relax on base

RELAX ON BASE

Your work will be challenging, so take the opportunity to relax on base. Make the most of your down-time by “chilling out” with your fellow volunteers and the long-term project staff or hang out on your own.

A parade of palaces

A PARADE OF PALACES

Once the home of the richest royal family in India, the Pink City is known for its palaces. Among the must-visit sites are The City Palace, Palace of the Winds and Amber Palace, all ornately decorated and boasting a rich history. 

Shop till you drop

SHOP TILL YOU DROP

Jaipur is also incredibly popular as a shopping destination for travelers from across the globe and vendors at its many bustling markets sell a huge variety of goods, from gem stones and jewelry to clothes and pottery. Be prepared to haggle with the market sellers if you want a good deal at bazaars like Gem Palace and Chameliwala Market.

Take a tour

TAKE A TOUR

From guide walks tours to hot-air balloon rides and elephant-back tours, there are plenty of ways to take in the sights and sounds of beautiful Jaipur. Whatever you decide, be prepared for an assault on the senses, especially because of the crowded streets and incredible traffic congestion.

Swim with the monkeys

SWIM WITH THE MONKEYS

Set between two towering cliffs, the Galta Monkey Temple is part of a larger Hindi temple complex with three sacred pools in which you can join people and primates for a bathing session. It also boasts dramatic views over the city of Jaipur, which are especially stunning at sunset. 

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About the Destination

Located some 300km southwest of Delhi, Jaipur is a major tourist attraction among Indian as well as international travelers. Also called the Pink City because of the color of the buildings in the old walled section of the town, it’s home to famous sites like The Wind Palace, Amber Fort, City Palace and Jantar Mantar.

As a volunteer you’ll be staying at Jaipur Camp in Jai Jawan Colony II near the Nahar Hospital, which is close to your project base in Nirman Nagar and ideally located for easy access to explore the rest of the Pink City and the state of Rajasthan.

Transport is provided to and from the base and accommodation is safe and comfortable. It’s usually shared and meals are provided. Free WiFi means you can easily stay in touch with friends and family back home, although the connection can be unstable.

Looking for a challenging but rewarding volunteer experience in the heart of India? Then this project is for you – especially if you want to help uplift the children living in the poorest areas of Jaipur.

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Children's Care Home Project in Jaipur, India

Jaipur, India

how would you like us to contact you?
via phone
Full Name*
Email*
Phone Number
*Required

Aashray is a residential care home currently accommodating about 35 children from three to 18 years old. While the home is based in Jaipur, its young residents have come from across Rajasthan state, including places like Udaipur, Jaipur and Alwar, and most of them are HIV infected or affected.

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As a volunteer, you’ll get to:

  • Live and work in the culturally rich city of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India
  • Meet and work with people from across the world and learn about a different culture
  • Assist the staff with their everyday tasks and help the children with homework and after-school fun and games
  • Take care of the children through duties like cooking and serving food, distributing medication, washing clothes, cleaning and counselling
  • Spend quality time with the children on regular basis, drawing and playing with them and helping them with their homework
  • Host workshops for children or staff covering topics such as good hygiene and HIV and sex education
  • Help in fundraising activities in aid of the center
  • Organize special events that could include birthday parties and outings
Quick Facts Quick Facts
Minimum Stay 2 Weeks
Impacts Child and Orphan Care
Priced From Priced From
US$ 1044 |
Back to Top

Dates & rates

Priced From
US$ 1044 |

Detailed Project Pricing
2 Weeks USD 1044
3 Weeks USD 1224
4 Weeks USD 1404
5 Weeks USD 1605
6 Weeks USD 1830
7 Weeks USD 2025
8 Weeks USD 2220
9 Weeks USD 2400
10 Weeks USD 2588
11 Weeks USD 2778
12 Weeks USD 2970

Longer placements available - please enquire for pricing

Project Start Dates
Back to Top

Work & Impacts

Aashray is a residential care home currently accommodating about 35 children from three to 18 years old. While the home is based in Jaipur, its young residents have come from across Rajasthan state, including places like Udaipur, Jaipur and Alwar, and most of them are HIV infected or affected.

In India, there is still a stigma surrounding people affected by HIV/Aids and the children in the Aashray home have either lost a parent or parents to the disease or they’ve been rejected by their family and community because of discrimination.  

The center’s mission is to help these children grow into well-rounded and happy adults by nurturing, supporting and educating them.

It aims to provide a safe and supportive home to children in need and volunteers get directly involved with giving individualized care to every child residing at the home and helping them to lead a healthy lifestyle with nutritious food, good hygiene and exercise.

Other functions of the home include providing the children with formal education, life skills development and livelihood training, and advocating for the social inclusion of HIV positive children in the broader Indian society.

Volunteers as role models

VOLUNTEERS AS ROLE MODELS

As a volunteer on this project, you’ll be a positive role model for the children living at Aashray Care Home and acting as a good influence on their overall wellbeing. Your presence and one-on-one attention can make the children feel accepted and appreciated.

Teaching support

TEACHING SUPPORT

You may have the opportunity to help these underprivileged children to learn the basics of communicating in English. Your co-operation with the permanent staff will help provide them with new ideas and perspectives, and bring new inspiration to their work.

Back to Top

Fun & Travel

Things to do in your spare time

Relax on base

RELAX ON BASE

Your work will be challenging, so take the opportunity to relax on base. Make the most of your down-time by “chilling out” with your fellow volunteers and the long-term project staff or hang out on your own.

A parade of palaces

A PARADE OF PALACES

Once the home of the richest royal family in India, the Pink City is known for its palaces. Among the must-visit sites are The City Palace, Palace of the Winds and Amber Palace, all ornately decorated and boasting a rich history. 

Shop till you drop

SHOP TILL YOU DROP

Jaipur is also incredibly popular as a shopping destination for travelers from across the globe and vendors at its many bustling markets sell a huge variety of goods, from gem stones and jewelry to clothes and pottery. Be prepared to haggle with the market sellers if you want a good deal at bazaars like Gem Palace and Chameliwala Market.

Take a tour

TAKE A TOUR

From guide walks tours to hot-air balloon rides and elephant-back tours, there are plenty of ways to take in the sights and sounds of beautiful Jaipur. Whatever you decide, be prepared for an assault on the senses, especially because of the crowded streets and incredible traffic congestion.

Swim with the monkeys

SWIM WITH THE MONKEYS

Set between two towering cliffs, the Galta Monkey Temple is part of a larger Hindi temple complex with three sacred pools in which you can join people and primates for a bathing session. It also boasts dramatic views over the city of Jaipur, which are especially stunning at sunset. 

Back to Top
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About the Destination

Located some 300km southwest of Delhi, Jaipur is a major tourist attraction among Indian as well as international travelers. Also called the Pink City because of the color of the buildings in the old walled section of the town, it’s home to famous sites like The Wind Palace, Amber Fort, City Palace and Jantar Mantar.

As a volunteer you’ll be staying at Jaipur Camp in Jai Jawan Colony II near the Nahar Hospital, which is close to your project base in Nirman Nagar and ideally located for easy access to explore the rest of the Pink City and the state of Rajasthan.

Transport is provided to and from the base and accommodation is safe and comfortable. It’s usually shared and meals are provided. Free WiFi means you can easily stay in touch with friends and family back home, although the connection can be unstable.

Looking for a challenging but rewarding volunteer experience in the heart of India? Then this project is for you – especially if you want to help uplift the children living in the poorest areas of Jaipur.

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Feedback from our volunteers

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Brochures

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