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Based in Kolkata, the Human Wave organization runs community development and health projects for children, women and communities in West Bengal, India — mainly in cities around Kolkata. This includes a number of youth projects in Kolkata, and volunteer programs in the Sundarbans, too.

HUMAN WAVE offers short-term (from 2 weeks to three months) volunteering expereinces in the Community Development field. Including:

  • Community Mobilization
  • Women Empowerment
  • Child Development
  • Health Promotion
  • Administrative Support

Opportunity types

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Two weeks to three months.


Free. Although volunteers pay a small fee for food and accommodations if this is offered on their specific project.


For more information about volunteering with Human Wave, visit them online:

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