FSL-Work Camp in April 2010

FSL-Work Camp in April 2010

Camp code: FSL-WC-458     Num of Volunteers: 9

Place: Bangalore                   Theme: Social/Kids

Dates: April 5 to 18 (2 weeks)

Team leaders: Mr.Goutham and Mr. Indu Shekar

This workcamp was conducted in an organization called FPA India (Fulfilling People’s Aspirations). The volunteers worked in an informal school run by FPA.  The volunteers conducted talent competitions like fancy dress competition, dance completion, singing competition, drawing competition and also involved the children in creative work like clay modelling. Total numbers of children in the school are 40. (Boys-15, Girls-25) The children are between 8 to 14 years of age.

The volunteers also did some renovation work in the hospital and schools. They painted the benches and tables in the hospital, painted educational charts on the walls to promote- awareness of health and Hygiene, family planning, and awareness of our environment.

The volunteers did a country presentation for the children so that they could learn a few aspects about other cultures.The 9 volunteers were from Germany, USA, Belgium and Canada.

Camp code: FSL-SPl-113      Number of Volunteers: 9

Place: Kodaikanal                  Theme: Kids/Environment

Dates: April 12 to 25 (2 weeks)

Team leaders: Mr.Dinesh and Mr. Dinesh Kumar

In the first week volunteers worked in an organization called TEAM Vision. The volunteers painted the rooms, repaired the roof and compound walls of the hostel. They performed a play about health and hygiene awareness to the children and also taught them general knowledge through games. The volunteers conducted Talent competitions like – singing competition, drawing competition and sport to the children. There were 90 children and their age group are 5 to 13 years. They have done handcraft work and “Happy Hearts” activities with children

The volunteers did a country presentation for the children as part of the Intercultural exchaneg. The volunteers were from – Germany, USA, France, Spain and Italy.In the second week of the camp, weworked in R.C Primary school, Pallangi Konbe. The volunteers painted classrooms, blackboards and outside walls of the school. Also planted trees in the school compound. They helped the kitchen women in cooking food for the children.  They visited the tribal Village and distributed some pens, pencils, pencil boxes to the children and also visited a coffee plantation and temples.

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