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If you want transport other than bus or if you are afraid of being cheated by local Auto/taxi please contact
7 Seater minivan daily timings:
8.15am 5cents, 8.30am RR, 8.45am Basecamp, 9.00am VB, PDK ashwata katte jxn, 4.30pm RR, 4.45pm Basecamp, 5.10pm VB, 5cents, PDK Ashwata katte
Please sign-in (register) and whatsapp a copy of your ID to Puru +91-9108066377 after which you will be given a tour of facilities, an introduction to site staff and their respective work. Volunteer assistance is invited
Our regular site teams work Mon-Sat 9am - 1.30pm and 2.30 - 5pm. No one on will ever ask you to do any work. It is entirely up to you to come forward and assist with day to day work. If you face any difficulty please discuss the matter immediately and openly with Puru. Separate from the day-to-day ongoing work, volunteers often have new proposals such as painting a wall, building a tree house, outdoor swings, making a video, installing a machine etc etc. Please write down / sketch your proposal and then discuss it with Puru. If we accept then you will be provided with the material and help to execute the proposal.
Volunteer dormitory accommodation, veg meals, wifi, washing m/c once a week, parking is FREE for the duration of your stay. If anyone asks for money please report to Puru. However things such as non-veg food, bike rental (see below), auto rickshaw rental, bike taxi, pick/drop will be extra. Consumption of Alcohol and drugs on the property is prohibited, even during free time / holidays. If you wish to drink there are local bars nearby. Aqua guard pure drinking water is available in the canteen. Kindly segregate garbage before disposing in the designated pits. a) Decomposable - Bio / food b) Non-decomposable - Plastic, metal, sanitary pads, diaper's c) Electronic waste give to Puru. If you find anything dirty or damaged please bring to attention of Puru immediately. To avoid rats and cockroaches - we request not to eat in the rooms / dorm. You can munch away happily in the sit-outs, canteen or on several of the picnic spots on the property. Please empty your respective garbage bins daily. Switch off the fan, light, water heater when not in use. Do not dry clothes inside the room, or using the fan.
Things to do in free time:
Anti-venom: Fr. Mullers Hospital 9483508502, Jain Medical 9008349397, Alva's 0825-8238104, Karkala Govt. Hospital 0825-8230204, Ambulance 108, Snake/Animal rescuer's Bhuvan 9113028944 Sharanya 6362054698, Police 112
Before you say goodbye:
Many have come, stayed and enjoyed the place but some leave with just 1 or no review. I request you to take some time to leave a review on all three places listed below. It would help us a greatly.
Strictly No Tips / Gifts
If you want to gift / acknowledge / thank a member of our staff please ask Puru for 'Staff Welfare Register'
Bikes will be offered only after volunteers have completed 1 week volunteering. We offer 1 day FREE Bike or FREE stay in Mangalore at Forest Cabin on completion of 1 week volunteering
Auto Rickshaw Rental: