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JAIN YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM (USA TO INDIA)

Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments)
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JAIN YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM (USA TO INDIA)
The Jain Youth Education Program (JYEP) team is back and this time taking 12 young adults, followers of the Jain Way of Life, (ages 18 - 24) from North America to India from December 20, 2019, through January 3, 2020, to Ahmedabad, Pune, and Lonavala.

JYEP offers exposure to different cultures and ranks as one of the most powerful ways to promote both the Indian culture and the Jain way of life. JYEP participants will meet people from other countries and experience new cultures, planting the seeds for a lifetime of international understanding. The program is designed to offer numerous benefits to its young participants and their hosts and mentors, Jain leaders and to the Jain community at large both in North American and India.

To apply for this program, please download the application form from the website www.jaina.org/jyep and submit at jyep@jaina.org.

Costs:

1. JITO (in India) will arrange local transportation, lodging, and boarding in each city. The local host families may sponsor additional events, cultural activities, or programs time permitting.

2. Students from North American will be responsible for all airfare (both international and domestic) health insurance, and additional expenses (for example, souvenirs).

Key Dates:

1. Application deadline: October 31, 2019
2. Selection notification: November 11, 2019
3. Travel to India: December 20, 2019, through January 3, 2020

Please find the tentative itinerary here.

For more information, please contact Kamlesh Mehta or Soha Shah either via e-mail jyep@jaina.org or phone (408) 475-7481

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