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7 Volunteering Opportunities in Goa to Make This Christmas Season Even More Cheerful

Volunteering on a Christmas vacation is the ultimate way to give back and a tribute to the true spirit of the festival. Plant trees, help animals and teach children- here are 7 amazing volunteering opportunities that will help you use your next trip to Goa to make a difference. If you decide to spend Christmas in Goa this year, here are a few amazing volunteer opportunities where you can lend a hand to those in need of help.
Equal Community Foundation

This Team Is Eradicating Gender Based Violence & Inequality By Doing Something Very Different

Even as the media report about violence against women and the country debates how to fight gender discrimination, there is one organization that is quietly working on the root cause of these problems – the attitude of young men and boys towards women. The Equal Community Foundation (ECF) has already worked with more than 3,000 boys and its impact on their lives is visible.
Udaybhai, ahmedabad, richshaw driver

The Kindness Of Strangers Can Get You Free Food, Rides, Artefacts In India!

Imagine getting into an autorickshaw and at the end of the ride being told that someone has already paid for it. Or after a fabulous meal at a restaurant, instead of being presented with a bill you get a handwritten note that says it was a gift from a guest! Sounds implausible, doesn't it? Well, you might find yourself more at the receiving end of such "random acts of kindness" as the concept of gift economy takes shape in India.
“We've learnt to smile during adversities. We'll now learn to fight them!”

These Engineering Students At Vellore Are Showing Us What It Really Means to Be ‘Working For Others’

How a group of Engineering students from Vellore Institute of Technology have come together (despite their hectic academic schedules) to start helping the communities around them in small baby steps - conducting medical camps in schools, teaching children about dental health, teaching parents about sanitation, etc.
The Chennai Doctors Team and their friends managed to procure a heavy duty washing machine to ease the lives of these children

From Easing Laundry Duties To Treating A 3-Year Old Burn Victim – The Incredible Work of This Committed Team of Doctors Continues!

Soon after the massive 2013 Disaster in Uttarakhand, a group of volunteer doctors from Chennai came together, planned, and successfully conducted a week long Medical Camp for the disaster affected people at a remote Bhatwari village in Uttarkashi Distt. The incredible story of relief work and cooperation by the Good Samaritans as narrated in TBI Uttarakhand Diaries won over many hearts from across the world. Buoyed by the encouragements, they went on to perform few commendable follow up actions too. We revisit them almost six months later to catch a glimpse of what they have been up to.