Peace Child India

Internships, Gap year and year out opportunities with Peace Child India.
The intern home:
The intern accommodation is located in the same building as the office, which is convenient for interns to plan their lessons together along with the help of the Program Managers. It is situated 18 miles outside the centre of Bangalore, about an hour’s bus ride from the city centre. Facilities include:
  • Dormitory style accommodation
  • Western bathrooms and showers
  • Washing Machine
  • A fully equipped kitchen
  • Television, computers and stereo
  • Internet access
  • House Mother who will cook and take care of the upkeep of the accommodation.

Food at the intern accommodation: Food is a combination of Indian and Western cuisine. After years of practice to find tastes that suit everybody, you'll find that the food is tasty and wholesome.

Water: Special filters at the intern accommodation ensures that the water you drink from these filters is safe. We recommend you carry a water bottle with you when you are at the project site and recommend you fill your bottles with water from the filters provided at the intern accommodation and take with you.

Special needs (allergies/disabilities): If you have any special needs, you must inform us before you arrive in India so that we can prepare for your specified needs. We might also be able to advise you on any special precautions you may need to take or additional insurance required for your stay in India. Please also look at available health, insurance and travel information in your own countries before you travel.

Hospital: The Manipal Hospital, Rajarajeshwarinagar is within 10 miles of the intern accommodation and is a modern, multi-speciality hospital and is our recommended hospital in the event of emergencies. Other clinics, hospitals are available nearer for smaller ailments.

Special notices: Bangalore is a large and multi-ethnic, cosmopolitan and diverse city. People are friendly and open, will be curious about you and want to know more about you and your culture. This is part of the exciting adventure of being in India. However, as with any large city anywhere in the world, commonsense precautions need to be taken.
For example:

  • Please try and travel in pairs especially after dark
  • Please do not accept food or rides from strangers
  • Please keep your valuables secure at all times, do not take more money or valuables than necessary when visiting the projects.
  • If you have expensive camera equipment, we recommend you keep these on your person at all times when you are at the project site and insure them before you travel to India.
  • Narcotic drugs of any sort are STRICTLY forbidden. Please note that it is illegal to buy or consume narcotic or recreational drugs of any sort, including cannabis, in India. Decoy police operate sometimes as dealers and punishments can be severe if caught.
  • Smoking tobacco at project site and within the intern accommodation premises is STRICTLY forbidden. You will be shown where it is permissible to smoke by the project coordinators.
If you have any special concerns, please contact us and we will be happy to give you a frank answer to your queries.

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