Bethesda Life Centre, Goa
A large and well established charity, the Bethesda Life Centre has three homes for children in need, as well as a community centre in Panjim city. The charity also runs a special school for children who are not yet ready to attend regular schools. Volunteers placed here may be involved with care of the children, teaching small groups, domestic work and cooking.
Konkan Development Society
This is the local centre of the worldwide charitable network of the Salesian (Don Bosco) community. In Goa, the charity runs a whole range of projects from children's homes to day schools, training camps to skill centres, adult literacy programmes to women's empowerment initiatives. In KDS work is in one or more of the centres and the volunteers spend their time in a whole variety of ways that makes best use of the skills they bring.