Introduction Week in India

Rajasthan, India

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15 people
7 days
Code: 268
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If you arrive in Udaipur, and if you have chosen your work at projects in Udaipur, your introduction week will take place in Udaipur. Prior to beginning your work in our projects, you will experience this program, a very important step that will prepare you for your stay in India. Loads of new things will be introduced to you and it will be the time to ask all your questions about the programs, the organization, the country, the culture and anything else that might come to mind.

Moreover, there will be language lessons, cooking classes, yoga sessions, sightseeing, visits to authentic Indian homes, workshops that will introduce you to the culture, visits to our project locations and much more!

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

Jan 2nd

Jan 16th

Feb 6th

Feb 20th

Mar 6th

Mar 20th

Apr 3rd

Apr 17th

May 1st

May 15th

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Jul 24th

Aug 7th

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Sep 4th

Sep 18th

Oct 2nd

Oct 16th

Nov 6th

Nov 20th

Dec 4th

Dec 18th

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives

The purpose of this program is to help you get an understanding of the manners, norms, and etiquette that is inherent in Indian society as well as show you around and introduce you to your new surroundings.

Schedule
Monday to Friday

The week will be action-packed. In your schedule will be:

India: Culture, religion, habits, customs, history, geography, social issues, are some of the topics that we will introduce you through group discussions, lectures, debates, visits, outings, etc.

Language Lessons: A first contact with an Indian language and you will learn a few phrases to get by in Hindi languages. India has 18 official languages, and  more than 1500 dialects and sub-dialects. We will start by teaching you only one! Do not forget that English is widely spoken all throughout the country.

Projects: An overview of the projects, and an explanation and presentation of your particular placement. There will also be project visits on site.

Information and lots of new things will be introduced to you including some sessions on yoga, self-defense techniques, cooking, team building, team work, project work, customs & habits, dos & don’ts, technical information, emergency situations, habits & behaviors.

Local sightseeing and meeting people will make you feel right at home. You will have the opportunity to visit market places, Indian homes, and natural sites in groups or individually during free time.

Group games and discussions will be the style of operating of our coordinators at the orientation week to make the theoretical sessions as dynamic as possible.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements
  • Participants below the age of 18 should have parental consent.
  • Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance.
  • Participants below the age of 18 should have parental consent.
  • Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance.
Additional Equipment

There are no specific additional equipment.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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