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Weʼre raising £3,400 to help fund a Volunteering Trip to the Indian Himalayas

Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
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I am currently in Year 11 of school, yet this is the first time a trip of this magnitude has come up:

I hope to go to the Indian Himalayas during the summer of 2018.

The plan is that we will travel to India for a period of 25 days, during which most of our time will be spent living and working in small mountain towns in the area of Manali. This means some trekking and sight-seeing, but our primary aim will be to help out with the poorer communities living there.

In a group of 15 friends, we will spend 5 days working within a small government school in the Kullu Valley. The school is very run down, so our project aims to improve its facilities and renovate their classrooms, in hope that the children can then learn in a safe and productive environment, as well as feel motivated to attend school.

In general, we will be trying to help them out in any way we can, throughout our time there. This could mean through that school, but also in terms of resources or even just through this new human interaction.

After all, what can they learn from us? What can we learn from them?

Unfortunately, the trip costs are hefty for my parents, let alone for a 16-year-old, which is why I am reaching out here.

Every donation is appreciated, and will go directly towards the trip’s funding.

Thank you in anticipation,

Stas Kaleta.

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    • Cathy O'Donnell

      Cathy O'Donnell

      Aug 13, 2018

      Congratulations an amazing achievement!


    • Yasmin


      Jul 18, 2018

      It will be an amazing experience and for a great cause too! Enjoy every minute x

    • Monika Davies

      Monika Davies

      Jun 28, 2018


    • Anonymous


      Jun 5, 2018

      Very impressive Stas, all the best of luck.

    • lisa cluroe

      lisa cluroe

      Jun 5, 2018

      Good luck and have fun!


    • Julia Glover

      Julia Glover

      May 26, 2018


    • Adrian Taylor

      Adrian Taylor

      May 26, 2018

      Sounds like a trip of a lifetime and highly commendable for helping the school - enjoy the experience


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    Stas Kaleta

    Stas Kaleta

    Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India

    16-year-old student, future adventurer.

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