All of us have heard much about Saving Mother Earth. International
summits have been taken place in the name of ‘Environment’; articles,
poems and books were written; Leaders, celebrities, news channels and
many other have said much over this ‘Environment’ matter. But the
question is who comes forward to do something? The right answer would
be “Myself”. Yes, everyone should come forward to do something for the
society we are living in. We each have a responsibility to make a
difference in the world.
Quite similar to the saying “The journey of thousand miles begins
with one step” Every great work has made possible only by a few
individuals; a few individuals who has got the burning passion to
change things to better. Here is a group of a few of such beings who
dedicated themselves for the common good of down trodden and neglected
around them. And, of course, their very thoughts shaped out
Volunteering India, a subsidiary of the Limra Earth Welfare Society (Regd. under Rajasthan
Societies Reg. Act No.78, 1958) is an independent, non-profit,
non-governmental volunteer organization which aims at all round
development of rural India. The organization is based at Jaipur in
The organization is actively involved in:–
· Protection of Environment;
· Rural and sustainable development;
· Rainwater harvesting;
· Promotion of wastelands and
· Women-child and family welfare & education.
The activities of Volunteering India are completely non-profitable and
provide wide range of serving opportunities to enthusiastic youth and
optimum utilization of human resources in rural areas.
A group of friends with similar ideology forms the core of
Volunteering India. This group which consists of persons with
different professional backgrounds administers all the activities of
the organization. A team of dynamic and educated executives put into
operation the plans proposed by the core committee. They move ahead in
the direction of educating rural population about various issues
relating to environmental protection and sustainable development.
Apart from these, volunteering India has a competent network of
skillful youth to undertake various projects of survey, social
education and awareness.
It is quite appropriate to mention here “Charity begins at home”.
Well, Volunteering India at present concentrated its activities mainly
in Rajasthan, a north western state of India. Volunteering India
believes in motivating and educating individuals in a way they can put
their whole hearted efforts towards the true aim of human life —
serving the society that brought us up, shaping up our surroundings
into a better perspective. Living for the benefit of everyone and
setting oneself as an example for the future generations.
Volunteering India has been formulating schemes to bring together
those who are young at heart and zealous to learn, have fun, travel
and at the same time passionate to attain the priceless satisfaction
by doing something for the benefit of mankind. In the perspective of
this core concept Volunteering India is promoting the concepts of
eco‑tourism and rural tourism for those who are eager to invite
exciting and meaningful experiences.
Volunteering India arranges workshops, orientation sessions to give
you an overview of the culture, historical background and the ecology
of the place where you choose to work as a volunteer. This would take
you to the heart of Indian rural life and on the other hand helps us
in motivating the spirit inside you to make an attempt and bring about
a viable change in the world we live in. This rebounds on us and gives
us the inspiration to keep forging ahead on the roads of sustainable
"This country will not be a good
place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all
of us to live in."
- Theodore Roosevelt.