Design & Social Entrepreneurship

Rajasthan, India | Minimum Age – 13 years | Difficulty – 3

The design and social entrepreneurship program in Rajasthan is a chance to transport yourself back to a bygone era, taking you through the lesser trodden parts of Shekhawati which are lined with havelis and fresco paintings. Understand how all this relates to the modern world of today. See how the communities in these regions come together, pooling their resources to do what they need to, perfectly exemplifying the term “social entrepreneurship”. Travel from the royal city of Jaipur to the beautiful Shekhawati regions absorbing the cultural and architectural heritage as you go. Visit some of the most interesting villages and be a part of the best Rajasthan has to offer.

What can you expect to achieve from this trip

  • Start this exciting journey at the UNESCO heritage city of Jaipur, soaking in the architectural wonders on pedals
  • Explore the historic legacy of the Shekhawati regions of Churu, Ramgarh, Mandawa and Nawalgarh
  • Experience first hand the stories of inspiring social entrepreneurs
  • Take up creative projects, contributing to the community and volunteer at local government school
  • Learn block printing, blue pottery among other creative art forms, indigenous to this area
  • Understand how an arid land was converted into a flourishing landscape through sustainable development and best practices in the area
  • Try your hand at photography taking advantage of the rich cultural, architectural and natural backdrops of Rajasthan
  • Visit an eco lodge and learn how they are living a self sustained lifestyle closer to nature
  • Get rewarded with an Certificate of completion from DoTheDifferent

Trip Highlights

  • Design
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Creative projects & workshops
  • Heritage cycling tour and nature walk
  • Water Management
  • Visit School for specially abled children
  • Self Sustaining Eco Lodge
  • Volunteer at Village for stray cattle and a Govt. school

What's Included

Arrival and departure transfers at the destination at specified timings. Our team will help you with the details for your trip.

Safe, secure and fun accommodation at hostels, lodges & camps on shared basis – separate for girls and boys.

All meals. Breakfasts are continental style with cereal, toast, jam, butter. Picnic style lunches and hot dinners with snacks available on most days.

An experienced Internship Leader from the #DoTheDifferent team who travels from India and stays with the group at all times.

Meaningful experiences to introduce you to practical exposure on the subject of your interest.

Certificate for the valuable real experience and knowledge you have gained to boost University Applications & your CV.

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FAQs

Flights are not included in your trip. When booking flights, please keep in mind that you need to arrive in Jaipur before 11:30 on day one. Should the connectivity from your destination not allow this, please arrange to arrive the night before. We can help with the extra night accommodation (at a nominal cost). The Trip Leader from DoTheDifferent will be in Jaipur a day before the trip starts.

Make sure you book your flights after 5 PM only on Day 6.

We have different styles of accommodations at different places ranging from hotels to hostels and resort. The accommodations are standard and clean on sharing basis.

The program is around design and entrepreneurship and curated to deliver a wholesome experience. You get a chance to experiment with photography on this trip with our specialist.

It is desirable that participants carry their own DSLR cameras with manual settings for your learning. However, this is not compulsory. It is suggested that you do not invest in one at this stage.

Dates

Start Date End Date
29 Mar 2020
3 Apr 2020

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