International Volunteering Opportunity with Restoration Works

  • Monday, July 02, 2018
  • Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Udaipur, India

Restoration Works International, a United States nonprofit that uses historic preservation as a tool for community renewal around the world, invites you to join a volunteer trip to the organization's project in Udaipur, India from July 2-13, 2018!

Volunteers will work alongside a local crew to complete hands-on restoration tasks, and they will also participate in community engagement activities... All while having the opportunity to travel and learn about the place and its people! The July trip will be led by APT DC member and Restoration Works board member, Melanie Lytle.

Bichli Haveli Project in India 

Through the Bichli Haveli Project, Restoration Works and its Indian partners are rehabilitating a 140-year old traditional courtyard house located in the old city of Udaipur, Rajasthan and are transforming it into a community and heritage resource center. The project aims to bring many benefits to the local community by providing skilled job training (especially for women), supporting local suppliers and services, and empowering residents to celebrate their heritage and improve their quality of life.

Restoration Works International

Restoration Works is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization that helps communities around the world protect their cultural heritage and prosper through preservation and renewal of their historic structures. The organization has worked in Mongolia, Nepal, India, and the United States.

Interested in participating?

There are a number of informational webinars scheduled for April and May that will provide more information about the project and upcoming trip (register here). You can also visit Restoration Works' website or contact Melanie directly at

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