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Women's Empowerment Programs in India

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks


Throughout the year


Throughout the year

Intern Types

  • Communications
  • Counseling
  • Development
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies


  • English

Cost in US$:

Two-week programs start at USD 925

Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure Support: ELI's staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help volunteers to prepare for their travels.

* Airport Pickup: Volunteers are met at the airport in Chennai and provided with transportation to the hostel where orientation takes place

* In-country Orientation: Each volunteer program starts with a two to three day orientation which covers important topics on the logistics of living and working in Chile. Spanish classes are also provided.

* In-country Staff Support: ELI's India coordinator has years of experience working with visitors to India. He is very resourceful and on call 24/7 in case of emergency.

* Accommodations: Participants stay in housing associated with the organization and are provided with three vegetarian meals a day

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Gender Issues
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Small Business Development
  • Street Children
  • Women

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 up

This Program is open to

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

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Resume
  • Written Application
  • Online Application
  • Other