Campion Educational & Welfare Foundation is a Non Govenmental Organisation (NGO) organisation working in the fields of education, health, vocational trainings, especially for the bonded laborers working in the hills and the plains of Darjeeling and the youth, women and children development programs.
Campion Education & Welfare Foundation (CEWF) is a Registered Society with West Bengal Act XXVI of 1961; [S/IL 33004 of 2005/2006]. The objective of the Campion Foundation is to respond to the needs of underprivileged, vulnerable and marginalised children, young and adult women, implementing educational enhancement programs, providing trainings to teachers and other vocational/skill development trainings for unemployed youth and working on development programmes.
Campion Foundation works within FOUR Pillars:
1) Responding to the needs of the underprivileged children especially young and adult girl children;
2) Providing various trainings to school teachers and skill development trainings to youth;
3) Promoting livelihood trainings and micro finance;
4) Establishing Developmental programmes
Campion Foundation has been active since 2005 running a quality-based school in Salbari, Siliguri, West Bengal. In the last eleven years, Campion Foundation has been working in education, health, WASH, livelihoods, early recovery to the earthquake victims of Nepal, and conducting trainings.
Volunteers must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the program. Volunteers need to have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment, open to face new challenges and work under pressure.
Airport Receive/ Transfer: Interns/Volunteers are received at the Bagdogra International Airport in Siliguri by our representative.
Orientation: Our staff will provide a one-day orientation. We cover areas like, culture, greetings, locations, transportation etc. Start your Internship experience by participating in a one - week Orientation program at the premises of Campion Educational & Welfare Foundation.
Accomodation: Accommodation is provided on a shared basis in a local host home or at the school hostel. The accommodations are neat and provide a comfortable stay during your volunteering period here whether you are living in the lush green hills of the famous Darjeeling hills surrounded by tea gardens or the green fawns and fauna famous in the hills of Darjeeling or in the warm plains of Siliguri. All accommodations have running water, electricity and all basic amenities available.
Food: 2 or 3 typical Indian/Bengali or Nepalese meals will be provided in this project depending on your work schedule. Typical meals provided include Dal (Lentils), Rice, Vegetables, Chicken and meat etc.
$3000 for 6 months
Campion Educational & Welfare Foundation also runs a school along with its other social obligations.