PROGRAMS

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they're gotten lost. ~H. Jackson Brown


MLTV

To gain the experience of living in a different culture, develop new friendships; create an impact in the local community

STV(Workcamp)

To have unique opportunity for people from different countries, backgrounds and cultures to come together and work with local communities for a common cause.

CSR

Along corporate partners we have undertaken several initiatives that benefitsociety in various areas such as Health, Education, and Natural Resource management.

OUTBOUND

Volunteering and internship opportunities abroad for Indian participants. We help you find the most suitable and meaningful projects abroad.

YDP

To train, empower and promote leadership among youth through non-formal education, service learning and local youth chapters.

HBP

Providing basic human needs, protecting our technological resources, contributing to agricultural necessity, conserving our bio-diversity at our Training Centre.

BLOG

A breathtaking experience: Sahana J, Outbound participant – Pistes Solidaires, France

As part of FSL-India’s Outbound program, I am here in Pau, France for a period of 6 months. I came here in the beginning of May 2018, and it has been a breathtaking experience ever since.

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As part of FSL-India’s Outbound program, I am here in Pau, France for a period of 6 months. I came here in the beginning of May 2018, and it has been a breathtaking experience ever since.

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LTV-Kundapur Orientation, July 2018

In the month of July 2018, FSL-India, Kundapur hosted 3 Long Term Volunteers, i.e. 2 from France and 1 from USA at our Centre for Experiential Living (CEL), Kundapur.

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In the month of July 2018, FSL-India, Kundapur hosted 3 Long Term Volunteers, i.e. 2 from France and 1 from USA at our Centre for Experiential Living (CEL), Kundapur.

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News from Kota – Sea Turtle Rescue: Udayavani, 9th July 2018

On Monday, at Kota Padukere, the local fisherman’s community, along with the support of the Bramhavara Forest Department rescued a wounded sea turtle that had lost a flipper.

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On Monday, at Kota Padukere, the local fisherman’s community, along with the support of the Bramhavara Forest Department rescued a wounded sea turtle that had lost a flipper.

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WHY BE A VOLUNTEER?

Well done is better than well said. ~Benjamin Franklin


The rewards of volunteering can be huge for you and for the community. It is an opportunity for you to give something back to society and to gain in terms of personal experience and growth.

However, if you are still not convinced, maybe the reasons below can help you to make up your mind, pack your bags and embark on the journey of volunteering:

You become a Change-maker

Remember: The contribution of every single person counts and it is important to bring about a change!

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AREA OF WORK

All know the way; few actually walk it. ~Bodhidharma


YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

The primary aim of our programs focussing on youth is to help these young minds develop social, moral, emotional, physical, and intellectual competencies. Through various programs and activities we actively promote "Youth Leadership" and train young individuals to achieve the ability to analyse their strength, work on their weaknesses, set personal goals and gain motivation, self-confidence and courage to carry them out.

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SOCIO / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Slum development, Construction and Renovation, Promotion of model villages, Formation of self-help groups, Organising women and youth for microfinance/micro-enterprise development and livelihood promotion, Skill development, Health & Hygiene, Rural medication, Constructing sanitation facilities and Employment generation are some the many areas of work we focus on. The goal of these development initiatives is to build strong, healthy and dynamic communities

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

All our programs and actions are designed in a manner which requires initiatives and efforts not only from us but also from the members of the community we work with. Together we try to take collective actions and bring about solutions to common or community specific problems. We work at grassroots level and are committed to bringing about a change – economically, socially, environmentally and culturally thereby contributing to the development of the community as a whole.

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ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

The lurking threat of deforestation, pollution, depleting natural resources, global warming and climate change demands our urgent attention to address these critical issues. Therefore, working for the environment and towards a sustainable future is one of our top most priorities. Rain water harvesting, Sustainable agriculture, Sea turtle conservation, Environment protection, Heritage conservation, Natural resource management, Water and sanitation, Environment education etc.,

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NETWORK AND COLLABORATION

FSL-India acts as a support structure for youth and social organizations engaged in various development programs such as:
1) Asia - Europe Young Volunteers Exchange (AEYVE), 2) European Voluntary Service (EVS), 3) World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 4) Weltwaerts and 5) Experiment in International Living (EIL).

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WHAT IS IVS? WHAT IS ITS IMPACT?

"If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because you think your liberty is linked to mine, let us work together" ~Aboriginal Proverb

Let’s begin with a little bit of history……….

International Voluntary Service (IVS) was born in 1920 when Pierre Ceresole, a conscientious objector during WWI and an advocator for Peace, organized the first reconstruction camp near Verdun in France with the participation of German volunteers, despite the reluctance of local inhabitants who still saw the Germans as their enemies.

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LOCATIONS

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Our Mission

To promote world peace, mutual respect and intercultural exchange by facilitating international volunteerism among youth in the fields of Natural Resource Management and Socioeconomic Development of local communities.

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FSL India is proud to present our own Training Center in a lush green area of Southwestern costal town of Kundapur. The Training Centre itself is build with a Green concept making it an Ideal model for Environmental Sustainability with many Eco Friendly technologies used while designing and building the infrastructure.

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OUR ASSOCIATIONS

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