LTV orientation in May

LTV orientation in May

        From the 5th of May to the 9th of May, FSL-India hosted yet another orientation for newly arrived long-term volunteers (LTV). This month saw three international LTVs from France who will go on to work as a teacher, in water and sanitation, and at a rehabilitation project.

welcome

      Facilitating the orientation session was a team of ten FSL-India staff who carried out activities and sessions on expectations and fears, Indian pedagogy, language classes, roles and responsibilities, Hindu philosophy, safety and health, and much more.Volunteers also had a chance to visit Sparsha Trust, a local partner, to have a better understanding of local projects. 

      As for intercultural learning, volunteers not only got to interact, talk and get to know staff members, but also went to watch a Bharatnatyam dance performance.

introduction

   As stated by one volunteer, “This week is definitely helpful and necessary to prepare an inexperienced public. It offers to the others an occasion to settle down in India before going on projects and ask questions and be in the ‘mood’.”

group pic

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