Valleys of the Himalayas - This small paradise on earth is home to the His Holiness Dalai Lama and to a significant Tibetan settlement in India. Dharamshala is set in the backdrop of the snow-clad peaks of Dhaulathar Mountains. It is the capital of the Tibetan Government in exile and the residence of the Dalai Lama.
The project is for providing sanitation and safety wall facilities to the schools and the community and a clean environment for the community which is being affected by tourist influx and lack of waste management system, watershed management systems and also to create awareness on the Tibetan migrant and their culture.
FSL India is conducting regular camps all through the year for the last 9 yrs with the purpose of bringing a sustainable model in the hilly terrain with the partnership of the School management Committee, waste warriors,Tibetan
Welfare Office and the Local municipal..
•Promote Eco friendly practices
•In the first two weeks of this work camp, the volunteers will work on Renovation of school buildings and walls, wall painting, educational drawing , teaching basic English and Mathematics
•Cleanup activities in the waterfalls, creating awareness to the community and tourist to support responsible tourism , Health and Hygiene awareness and tree plantation to avoid landslides.
Visit various Tibetan institutes to understand the migrant issue and how the Government is taking care of the migrants.
Interact with monks and the local community to understand the culture.
On the third week of the camp volunteers will take part in a four-day trekking activity around the mountains of Dharamshala and Triund.
McLeod Ganj is in Kangra district which is upper part of Dharamshala. Dharamshala is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, North India, 500 kilometers from Delhi.
Nearest Airport - Delhi international airport. Nearest Railway station-Pathankot
Bus from New Delhi and other smaller cities of North India. The exact Meeting Point will be mentioned in the info sheet.
In a rented Guest house or Hostel, with shared rooms.