Uttarakhand: Details

As an intern you will be joining a group of fellow interns and senior workers at villages in Tehri, Pauri, Nainital or Rudraprayag.

Accommodation will be in the village and all interns will get to experience the village life while working on creating an atmosphere of literacy and learning by maximizing the habit of reading storybooks.

What will I be working on?

Core Focus Areas:
  • Managing a syllabus according to the  age group/gender and literacy level of the children
  • Attracting the local children through fun activities, as well as rallies in the vicinity to attract the attention of the parents.
  • Collecting story-books in the preferred language and difficulty level accordingly
  • Focus is on:
    • Articulation
    • Confidence
    • Comprehension
    • Knowledge


  • Necessary lessons to be taught via picto-encyclopedias, adequate use of multimedia and constantly adapting the curriculum
  • Sessions to be held with the village women to discuss gender roles and perspectives in the local area.

Where am I headed off to?

You  will be allotted one of our centers among:
  • Deengaon: Village in Tehri Garhwal
  • Devikhet: Village in Pauri Garhwal
  • Betalghat Village in Nainital
  • Pithoragarh
  • Rudraprayag




How will we be travelling?

  • Travel will be via bus
  • The route will be from Delhi via Rishikesh, Nainital or Haldwani depending on the location.
  • All further details will be forwarded depending on the location etc


Where will I be staying?

  • Residence for all volunteers will be arranged by Kitaab in the village.
  • You will be charged a nominal amount for food and transportation.
  • The interns will be accompanied by our senior workers.
  • Interns would be incurred the exact amount, a list of basic supplies, along with a helpbook for rules of behavior in a separate e-mail.



  • Simple vegetarian food to be provided to the interns
  • The weather might get slightly cold, you are required to carry adequate warm clothes, thermals, gloves, shoes etc