Volunteer - Sadhana Forest India
This is is a local non-profit organization located in the unique village of Auroville. The main projects revolve around the reforestation of 70 acres of severely eroded land and the creation of a tropical dry evergreen forest that is unique to this part of the world.
Volunteers mainly plant, mulch, and water trees during the season, work on water conservation in the forest and around the community, cook, clean, maintain the community area, and spend time with local and community kids.
The minimum stay is 4 weeks from December 1st to March 31st and 2 weeks from April 1st to November 30th. The organization is also very interested in long term volunteers/interns staying with them for a period of six months or longer. Recruitment happens throughout the whole year.