Project: Maharaja Culture/Com. Dev. – Jodhpur
Jodhpur Participation Fee: Euro 220
RC-12/17 Rajasthan-Jodhpur-1 Maharaja (real Indian) Culture CUL/EDU 03/07 - 15/07
RC-22/17 Rajasthan-Jodhpur- 2 Maharaja (real Indian) Culture CUL/EDU 14/08 - 26/08
RC-27/17 Rajasthan-Jodhpur-3 Maharaja (real Indian) Culture CUL/EDU 11/09 - 23/09
Location: Jodhpur. This bustling desert city is the second largest in Rajasthan after Jaipur. Also known as ͞suŶ Đity͟ It was founded by Rao Jodha, the leader of the Rathore clan, in 1459 AD. The mammoth, imposing fortress (Meherangarh) has a landscape dominating a rocky ridge with the eight gates leading out of fortress.
Work: This camp will provide an exposure to Rajasthan culture. The volunteers will have a chance to learn about Jodhpur history which revolves around Rathore clan. Inter-cultural learning will broaden horizons of volunteers on issues concerning environment and livelihood. Volunteers will also work on facelift of local school, create learning opportunities for children and teach children.
Accommodation: Volunteers will live in guest house with simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. All meals will be cooked and served in guest house. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals. Self-management is required. Sleeping bag is required for volunteers looking or interested in camel safari.
Leisure time: The volunteers on weekend will have opportunity to visit other historical town like Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ajmer to name a few; desert safari on camel can also be facilitated. Jodhpur is well connected by rail, road and air to other regions around India giving countless options to volunteer after workcamp.
International Terminal: Jaipur (330 Kms) and New Delhi (590 Kms); Domestic Terminal: Jodhpur Nearest railway station: