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Meaningful Adventure - Volunteer Experiences in India

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks


Please contact us for the latest trip dates.


No training or special skills are required.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Adventure Travel


  • English

Cost in US$:

About $2,400 CDN, depending on exchange rates.

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training

Program Fees Include:

We take great care to pre-screen your accommodations so they are clean, comfortable, and acceptable by North American standards. Restaurants providing everything from local to Western cuisine are chosen for their high standards in food preparation. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated.

Program cost is approximately $2,400 CDN. These costs include in-country meals, accommodation and transport, as well as a substantial direct donation to the in-country partner, Access Kenya. This cost does NOT include airfare. But if you book your flights through a DWC travel agent, the entire amount paid through Developing World Connections, flight included, is eligible for a charitable tax receipt in Canada.

You can also fundraise for your trip costs and all donations of $20 or more are eligible for a tax receipt from DWC. Also included: access to a dedicated travel agent, issuance of charitable receipts, administrative resources, bottled water, trained team leader, cultural components, and 24/7 staff support.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Teaching
  • Women
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

Anyone with an open mind, an adventurous spirit and a caring soul. Our volunteers have been singles, couples, families, adults, seniors, retirees, youth and high-school students We have had volunteers range in age from 16 to 83 years old and their backgrounds have been as different as their ages. No special skills are required and if you have physical limitations, you can work according to your ability.

Age Range

1-2 week short-term trips: all ages; four-week student trips: 16-29 year olds

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 5 - 30

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one day

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home