Worldwide Opportunities On Organic Farms India (WWOOF India) is a network that allows volunteers to live and learn on organic properties/ farms. It brings together Hosts and Volunteers ("WWOOFers") helping each other to make a healthier world. WWOOF India was started on 15 Aug 2007, it promotes cultural understanding of the many diverse peoples and cultures around the world through the intercultural exchange that takes place while sharing in the daily life of others
WWOOF India facilitates an exchange of culture and education by connecting domestic and international travelers (usually gap year students) with about 240 organic farms or sustainability-minded hosts spread across 16 states and union territories in India. All the hosts on our network are associated with organic gardening, orchards, spices, tea and other sustainability projects.
WWOOF India focus on sustainable livelihoods and addressing issues of poverty, through community mobilization around income-generation activities combining cultural, craft and ecological dimensions of rural life it holds tremendous potential for both income generation and enhancement of the basic quality of life in the rural areas.