Monk Teaching in Srilanka

About Monk Teaching Project

Daily caring for and help with Basic English of children from underprivileged communities is one of the most satisfying and popular of volunteering activities. Overall purpose of these projects is to provide a higher standard of care to infant’s children in different public and privately-run facilities by providing hands-on support on a day to day basis.

MONK TEACHING

Providing education to Monks is one of the most sought after activities by volunteers from all over the world. A lot of children come to these institutions to get formal and spiritual education. These institutions, despite their overall right economic conditions, tend to focus more on the religious/spiritual knowledge of the pupils and therefore leading to an acute need for quality formal education.
Therefore the need for volunteers is very high in Monk education centres as they require help to teach English, Mathematics, Art & Craft and to prepare teaching learning material. These monk-teaching centres usually have accommodation facility for their students, and it means the volunteers can contribute to a more considerable period each day if they so wished.
The age group, the students, is from 8-25 years and they have a different level of grade & education. Day to day activities may include:

Specific conditions for this type of project activitie

Features of the Volunteering Trip

After knowing why you should see yourself making a volunteer trip, as compared to any other type of travel, here are some features that make it a safe, immensely enjoyable and memorable experience.

Safety features

Your safety and well-being is the top priority when you are travelling to another country. For this, we use our experience since the year 2000 to make it one of the safest forms of travel you can undertake:

Convenience features

A volunteer program needs to be well designed and organised to make sure that even if you are volunteering or visiting the country for the first time, you can focus on enjoying your time there and make the maximum positive impact possible.

Volunteering experience features

It is very possible that you are volunteering for the first time or at least volunteering in a new country on your trip. This means that you will do better if we supported you fully during your volunteering activities.

Care and support features

We will speak with you daily, assist in case you need medical care or help you change plans if something unexpected comes up.

Travel and cultural Experience features

We believe that a good volunteering program should be fun and leave you with memorable experiences. This means that your volunteer program can include trips, adventures, workshops and cultural experiences that are delightful or hard to find.

Services Included

  • Cooking workshop to observe and learn Sri Lankan cuisine and try your hands at it yourself.

  • Visit the home of a local, English-speaking middle-income level family to experience their day to day life, its challenges and opportunities. Have a meal with the family for a truly authentic experience.

  • Learn the Sinhala language for fun, use during trips and volunteer work.

  • Project introduction to get you settled at the project.

  • Handover session so you may continue the work from where it was left by previous volunteers.

  • Daily work planning to plan the next day.

  • Daily accompanying staff to help with translation, organising and general support.

  • The material used for volunteering such as pens, papers, workbooks, paint, colours or others.

1 night, 2 day Excursions to

  • Anuradhapura.

  • Udawalawe National Park including safari.

  • Kandy

  • Hikkaduwa Beach

  • Entrance fees to monuments and sightseeing as required.

  • Services of English-speaking guides during sightseeing.

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.

# Refer to arrival and departure procedure to know pickup window times and departure schedules. + Meal plan during any trips during weekends may be different. Please refer to detailed information about excursions for all details.

Services not Included

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