Volunteers for Rural India (VRI), previously known as Indian Volunteers for Community Service (IVCS), is a registered charity which can help you get more involved in rural India.
Want a flexible volunteering scheme
you can afford?
Become a volunteer by joining VRI's low cost volunteering scheme for only £265, including three weeks' board and lodging at our project."
Interested in an experiment in sustainable livelihoods?
We need volunteers to help on our new Eco-Harmony project Sadbhavna Vidyapeeth. This innovative venture aims to teach villagers how to achieve sustainable livelihoods. Find out more.
What does Volunteers for Rural India do?
VRI is a registered charity that has been running a volunteering scheme and supporting rural development work in India since 1982. Its partner project in a village in north India provides education, health services and practical training for the rural poor. All donations are sent to the project without any deductions.