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Month: February 2012

From the Tent School to Regular School

From the Tent School to Regular School

This is a success story and the journey of Ajay who has been graduated from the Tent School run by FSL India at Kundapur under the Home Based Project. This will certainly go on the record and bear a living testimony and inspiration to many children from migrant community who have been deprived of the basic education. Now Ajay has been enrolled in the regular school, thanks to the efforts of HBP team of FSL India and the long term…

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Contact Person Workshop

Contact Person Workshop

Field services and inter-cultural learning are the two phases of the development agenda promoted by FSL India where volunteerism is the central theme of operational strategy. FSL India provides opportunities to local and global youth and enables them to work in different cultural contexts appreciating inter-cultural learning. FSL India mobilizes about 1300 youth annually from across the world with support of international and local partners for long-term and mid-term volunteering program. To translate the vision into action FSL India collaborates…

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FSL India Hosted the Second Batch of 8th Happy Move Global Youth Camp

FSL India Hosted the Second Batch of 8th Happy Move Global Youth Camp

FSL India has been implementing CSR projects, titled Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers and Model Village (MVP) in Tamil Nadu. FSL India is currently hosing 8th Happy Move Global Youth Camp for South Korean Volunteers. The program is intended to serve the communities of Sriperumbudur and Kanchipuram districts. It supported by Hyundai Motors Company (HMC) as part of corporate social responsibility so as to establish closer ties with the local communities. Under the ‘Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers’ program, HMC,…

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Meeting with the Sanitation Committee of Trasi

Meeting with the Sanitation Committee of Trasi

The Home Based Project Team and the long term volunteers of FSL India had meeting with Sanitation Committee of Trasi Nirmal Gram Samiti at Turtle Bay Beach Resort on 31st January 2012. Trasi Nirmal Gram Samiti (TNGS) is a one of organisations that has been working for betterment of Trasi village. FSL India has been working in collaboration with this organisation on many programs like beach walk, beach cleaning and sea turtle conservation. Eco-tourism project undertaken by FSL India, the…

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FSL India Participated in 9th General Assembly of NVDA

FSL India Participated in 9th General Assembly of NVDA

FSL India participated in the 9th General Assembly and Annual Training Program of Network for Voluntary Development in Asia (NVDA). FSL India being one of the network organisations of NVDA participated in the event and contributed its part in all the deliberations which was organised between 1st February and 10th February 2012. The program was organized by NVDA and hosted by RUCHI Organization in their campus at Bandh village, Himachal Pradesh. A total of 36 participants from 20 organization representing…

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Potential of Eco Toursim at Trasi

Potential of Eco Toursim at Trasi

On the Spot Assesment by Morten an LTV Volunteer of FSL India Eco Tourism Activities : Trasi is a small village on the sea shore in the north of Kundapura. It is situated between the sea on one side and a river on the other. There is every possibility to make boat tours to go to the beach or to make a village walk. People also can visit a temple or a small island on the river. Tourists can have…

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LTV GTG- February 2012

LTV GTG- February 2012

Once a month the international volunteers of FSL India gather together to share their experience, success stories and learn from one another. As usual FSL India facilitated LTV get together for the international volunteers in February 2012. This time get-together was organised separately in two different locations for Kundapur and Bangalore Region. The two-day LTV get together was organised on 16th and 17th February. In Kundapur Region GTG was organised at Simha Farm, a beautiful Organic Farm House near Kodchadri…

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FSL India Welcomes the New Volunteers (February Arrivals)

FSL India Welcomes the New Volunteers (February Arrivals)

In February 2012, a total of 11 new volunteers from 6 different countries arrived for long-term volunteering service. FSL India organised a week-long orientation for the new volunteers in two locations at Bangalore and Kundapur. While 5 volunteers participated in Bangalore orientation 6 of them had their orientation at Kundapur. Kundapur orientation event was held at FSL Guest House from 6th to 12th February 2012. At the same time orientation was organised at FSL India premises in Bangalore. As the…

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My intercultural learning experience as a volunteer

My intercultural learning experience as a volunteer

Some differences I could notice between Indian and French cultures! I would say people are friendly India. They come to me freely to ask questions about me, in the street, in the bus and in shops. In France people are more closed, it is less easy to start a conversation with a stranger. Except from small town, in France you would not greet people that you do not know while you walk in the street. If you do so, they…

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Host Family Workshop

Host Family Workshop

Inter-cultural learning is one of the most essential parts of FSL India‚Äôs development intervention. Field services and inter-cultural learning are the two dimensions of the development agenda promoted and propagated by FSL India. In order to reinforce this agenda, FSL India conducted the Host Family Workshop for Mysore zone at Hunsur on 1st February 2012. With an objective of Host Family is the integral part of intercultural learning in the LTV program the workshop was conducted with a view to…

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