Ms. Bylsma's Orphanage Outreach

As I am lucky enough to have my summers off, this summer I will spend from July 8th until July 29th in Jaipur, India.

I will be volunteering at an orphanage for refugee children at least 40 hours a week. I will be working with A Broader View Volunteers. On the weekend I am hoping to get to explore India. I am sharing an apartment with other volunteers with the program. I love teaching my teenagers, but this will give me a chance to play and teach with younger children. I will be helping them learn academic basics such as numbers, colors, and shapes. I will also be helping to make sure that they are learning about hygiene, health, and emotional well being.

Costs: $2,791 Round Trip from San Francisco to Jaipur $990 Program Fee and Deposit (includes airport transfer, housing, and 3 meals a day) $150.00 Travel Insurance

One of the great things about using ABV is that they are a non-profit. My program fees will go to the local staff, paying for my meals, and apartment. Your donation is tax deductible. I get 24 hours of help in both India and the US from the program. In the apartment I will also have a local woman cooking and helping us with guidance.

**If you would like a postcard from India, please leave an address**

Donations

  • Sharon La Rosa  
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Shelly Tennessen 
    • $20 
    • 23 mos
  • Rebecca Hillix-Garcia 
    • $25 
    • 23 mos
  • Emily Slusher 
    • $25 
    • 23 mos
  • Don Henley 
    • $30 
    • 23 mos
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Organizer

Nicole Bylsma 
Organizer
San Jose, CA
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