The state of Himachal Pradesh is situated in the western Himalayan Mountains, in the north of India. Because of its rural location & mountainous terrain, it is one of the least urbanized of India’s states. The region is known for its handicrafts, particularly its sought-after pashmina scarves.
Volunteers who head to Himachal can focus on a variety of needs within the area communities, including: improvement of public village facilities, bringing attention & awareness to relevant social issues, & providing educational & social resources for local children. Groups can combine any number of specialized projects.
Please be advised that winters here are extremely cold, so take this under consideration when planning the timing of your visit.
Note: We have grouped available projects into broad headings based on the scope of their work. However, many of these programs overlap in their overall goals & objectives or go beyond the work listed here. So, if you are interested in a particular projects or tasks, please inquire more about specific projects & itineraries.