October 2018

Participate in a Webinar: Volunteering with Restoration Works International in India

2018-10-19T11:12:55+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

Webinar: Volunteering with Restoration Works in India 30-minute info and Q&A session UPCOMING WEBINARS: NOVEMBER 16, 2018 @ 12 PM Pacific / 3 PM Eastern - REGISTER Restoration Works volunteers are a vital component of our projects. Volunteers work alongside the crew in hands-on restoration tasks and participate in the community engagement activities, while having [...]

Volunteer tour dates for 2019 announced: make 2019 meaningful!

2018-11-06T09:04:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News, India Project|

Won't you join us in India or Pennsylvania in 2019? For over two decades, Restoration Works International has been offering tour participants a remarkable cultural experience exploring the traditions and cultures of the world, with a special emphasis on hands-on service and meaningful relationship building in the communities in which we work. INDIA: BICHLI HAVELI [...]

July 2018

The Haveli Laboratory: July 21-27, 2018

2018-07-04T08:20:02+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

RWI friends in India - RWI's partners at the Bichli Haveli Project are offering an opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the everyday and local practices of restoration with Udaipur craftsmen this July 21-27. The Haveli Laboratory is being facilitated by Malvika Mehta, Architect, and Vandini Mehta, Urban Researcher and Architect. Six days of [...]

June 2018

An evening with Gretchen Worth, June 21, 7 PM

2018-06-19T06:22:34+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Colebrookdale Project, Featured News, India Project|

June 21, 7 PM Dryden, NY native Gretchen Worth will share about her work and journeys with the charity and the historic spaces they restore. The event is hosted by the Southworth Library Association, 24 W. Main Street, Dryden, NY 13053-0045. Free! For more information, visit Southworth Library Association online. The mission of Restoration Works [...]

May 2018

July volunteer trip to India on sale: 30% off! Save $885!

2018-05-02T11:01:58+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

For a brief time, we've put the July 2-13, 2018 volunteer trip to the Bichli Haveli Project on sale! Join RWI as we work alongside the Bichli Haveli local preservation crew to restore a 140-year-old haveli (traditional house) in India into a community and heritage resources center as the focal point of a neighborhood renewal [...]

April 2018

Theatre for Social Change: arts-based workshop series on sanitation issues at the Bichli Haveli

2018-04-11T13:34:10+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

Join Canadian theatre artist & former Waste Warriors NGO Education Manager, Ankita Kumar-Ratta, for a four-day theatre workshop series on how we can use the arts to promote social change at the community level! We will explore issues of sanitation, pollution & keeping public spaces clean through fun, interactive and hands on theatre activities. DETAILS: [...]

March 2018

Registration open for July, October, and November 2018 trips to India

2018-03-08T12:43:25+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

Registration is now open for our next three volunteer tours to the Bichli Haveli Project in India. We invite you to spend your vacation in a meaningful way: experiencing a new place and making friends while contributing to a worthwhile community revitalization project. Trip dates are: July 2-13 (12-day trip) October 21-27 (7-day trip) November [...]

San Francisco Bay Area Meetup

2018-03-05T08:44:59+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Featured News, India Project, Mongolia Project, Nepal Project, Uncategorized|

What a joy it was to have ALL of our India volunteer alumni, many of the Nepal and Mongolia volunteer alumni, and so many RWI supporters at a get together this weekend in Albany, California. We shared some exciting news (watch this space for an announcement about a new US-based project) and updates from the [...]

February 2018

Bichli Haveli Crew Spotlight

2018-03-08T12:21:26+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

RWI is proud to be partnering with JanDaksha Trust, an Udaipur nonprofit that works with migrant laborers to improve their economic and social security. Through JanDaksha, our crew recently received Labor Department-sanctioned ID cards, which, for some is the only real identification papers they possess. This enables them to receive Workers' Compensation insurance while they [...]

January 2018

New Year’s trip participants return home filled with joy and brilliant memories

2018-03-05T11:06:41+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Featured News, India Project|

Restoration Works volunteer groups are sometimes made up of all strangers, while others are comprised of long-time friends. The New Year's trip to the Bichli Haveli Project in Udaipur, India, combined the best of both, with volunteers cementing years-long friendships while forging new ones that will last for many years to come. The volunteers had [...]