Across the globe there are millions of people who are need of our help; these people by the virtue of their ill fate have been born in conditions so stressing and crude that they are left at times with no other choice but to leave through them. Such people, who have been abandoned by their governments at times, are destined to be hopeless as nobody comes up to them to lend a helping hand. But today there are number of social organizations that provide a helping hand to these people so that they can stand for themselves and work their way out of this vicious cycle of poverty and humbleness.
Volunteering is one of the best ways in which normal people that have their own lives to tend to, can give back to the society. Volunteering allows people to help those in need of help and at the same time feel themselves as part of the larger community. Volunteering is considered a sacred act which teaches one a lot of values and lessons about life and its hardship. After volunteering you develop feelings like kindness, humility and compassion. It gives you a good feeling and makes you happy inside. In India, volunteering has been practiced for thousands of years in one form or the other.
India is a nation that has been preferred by many people in the world as their favorite tourist destination and sees an influx of millions of tourist from around the world through the year. The country with its beautiful people, culture, history, monuments and temples also has a side to it that is not fancy but deserve equal attention from the people, this is the millions of poor people this country has who are in need of help and some kindness. India is a perfect destination for vacationing, it has some of the most exotic locations for families to enjoy their time off and have some fun but what if this time could also be utilized for some good work, some volunteering?
You can easily add volunteering to your vacation schedule when in India; doing such an activity on your vacation can be extremely fun and good for some family bonding. Volunteering will help you teach your kids how to help people and develop traits like kindness and humbleness. It can inculcate in them a new perspective and an open mind towards the world they live in. Volunteering during vacations is a trend that fast catching up, giving people the opportunity to give back to the society while having fun vacationing.
VOLUNTEERING AND VACATIONS