Lea describes her volunteer trip to India. When asked, if she could describe her experience with three words, she would say: “Incredible, unexpected and beautiful.” She enjoyed her trip to India from the beginning: at the airport pickup, the orientation, and the volunteer projects. She has been teaching English to children and met so many friendly people – they are unbelievable friendly, she says, and want us to discover the culture.
If you had a chance to describe India with three words, what words would you use?
Incredible, unexpected and beautiful.
What made you smile in India?
The people are very friendly, especially to foreigners – sometimes they can be a little bit too friendly, but it’s OK. You get used to it, you can not like to be a star.
What makes us unique?
Listening to the people, they are giving us som tips and are helping us, they are very friendly, they want us discover the culture
What are the best Memories you take with you from your Project & us?
I would say everything, because it is very dificult for me to say, there is only one moment that is important, because for me it is all journey and I have a very big experience about it.
During her stay in India, Lea had Yoga classes, learned Indian dances and took part in a cooking workshop.
In order to introduce you to the Indian culture, we included some cultural activities, Hindi classes and incredible trips for you. You may choose, whether you would like to participate in Yoga classes, learn Indian dances or have Indian cooking classes, including to bake chapati, You will learn about religion as well, experience Holi and Diwali celebrations, and even draw Mandalas! With this short introduction to India and the “Pink City”, as Jaipur is referred to, we believe, you are ready to go ahead with your volunteer project.
Visit the page with all the volunteer programs in India on IKPVA’s homepage.