ICA Youth “LEAD” Program

Join Us for an Unforgettable Kashmir Trip Experience!

Organizer: ICA

Indian Partner: Borderless World Foundation

Dates: June 22, 2024 - July 5th, 2024 (including Travel time) *

Age Group: 16-22 years

Group Size: 20 Students + Chaperones

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Experience a blend of:

  • Educational Excursions
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Community Service
  • Explore the Scenic Beauty of Kashmir

Participants cover travel from US-India-Srinagar and back.

Local Transportation, Boarding, and Lodging are Sponsored.

Upon submission of a detailed travel and learning report post-trip, students will receive an ICA Scholarship of $500.

Participants will engage in:
  • Volunteering at Medical Camps
  • Exploring Life in the Dal Lake Region
  • Sightseeing in Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Srinagar, and much more

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Contact Information:

For inquiries and reservations, write an email to [email protected]

Experience the Magic of Kashmir with Us!

Youth “LEAD” Program Through ICA (Indians for Collective Action)

Each year the program will help youth experience work and life in an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) in India for a 2-3 week period. The program will be chaperoned by adults familiar with ICA. ICA will continue to modify and adjust the number of students and participating NGOs as we build on the program. We will share details of expectations of students as well as benefits to students.

The program will be designed and planned to align NGOs and students based on interests, expectations,
and other criteria. The process will involve:

  • Meetings to understand about the program, ICA and mutual interests
  • Application process through the ICA website
  • Fundraising
  • Getting the necessary insurances and medical information in order
  • Getting the international ticket and other needed items like vaccines and visas

The plan is to do a 2-3 week (inclusive of travel) program, with a few days of travel through India and minimal sightseeing. The majority of the time will be spent in the NGO working with, helping at and learning from the students and staff at the NGO. There will be a well outlined daily agenda with enough time to think through the day, for introspection and to interact with the locals.

The Team

Manju Mishra

Youth Team Lead

Govind Desale

Team Member

Divya Desale

Team Member

Manisha Puranik

Team Member

Ruchi G. Saran

Team Member

For any questions please contact us at [email protected] or via the CONTACT US tab.