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Teach on the Tropical Kerala Coast!

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months


Year Round (holiday in March and April)


  • English

Cost in US$:

Costs vary, please contact us for details

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Support: ELI's expert staff will be happy to assist you with planning your trip
* Airport Pickup: Participants are met when they arrive at the airport in Chennai and spend the first night at a hotel.
* In-Country Orientation: Each program starts an orientation to help participants get their feet on the ground and able to navigate South India.
* In-country Staff Support: ELI's India coordinator has years of experience working with Volunteers, Interns, and Study Abroad Students. He and his staff are on call 24/7 in case of emergency.
* Accommodations: Participants stay in housing associated with the project and are provided with three basic vegetarian meals a day.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Arts
  • Childcare & Children
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Writing
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We work with people from all over the world and a variety of backgrounds. ELI has placed volunteers ranging in age from 18-81. Successful volunteers are flexible, upbeat, energetic, and inquisitive.

Age Range

18 and older

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application