FairMail India

Who we are: FairMail is a company producing fair trade greeting cards with photos made in Peru and India.

The photos on FairMail cards are taken by Indian and Peruvian underprivileged teenagers. On the back of every card you see the face, name and age of the photographer. FairMail offers this youth photography training, part-time work, medical insurance and guidance in making their future plans. The teenagers get 50% of the profits of the sale of their own photos to finance their housing and education.

Type of knowledge or skills needed:
- English language
- Experience and enthusiasm for photography
- Flexible and open-minded
- Interest in working with teenagers (13-18 years old)
- Able to work independently and structured
- Creative and flexible in organizing activities

Non-cash donations: Cameras and camera accessoires and photo studio materials

Languages spoken at charity: English, Hindi

Contact name: C/o R.D.Jaiswal
Telephone number: (0091)-(0)9450663573 (Akshy). (0091)-(0)9044858839 (Akshy)
Email: janneke@fairmail.info

Address: N1/59 A-22 shivpury collony, Nagwa, Lanka, Varanasi. Pin no.221005. Uttar Pradesh. India

Website: www.fairmail.info

Any further information the volunteer should know? Minimum period is 8 weeks, there is NO entrance fee. We can provide a cheap volunteer room in the FairMail office where you can also use the kitchen and a shared bathroom.