Nepal is a beautiful mountain country. It is rich in its cultural and natural diversities. Being in Nepal as a volunteer could be a golden to explore Nepal's beauty and its diversities. There are huge choices to spent your volunteering while in Nepal. You can be a social worker, environmentalist, human right activities, animal and jungle activist, women and child concern, refugee helper, health and sanitation, educate people against tradition concept or etc etc. You can choose your participation by involving directly joining to the concern people or stay back and encourage them.
The following different choices are available for volunteers.
Teaching volunteering : You can be a teacher in the rural areas work in town as per your interest. We will arrange as per you wish to work to the community. You can teach English, math, science or any subject you know better.
Medical volunteering : You can work the rural heath center or a big hospital as well as. If you are in a good team, you can conduct a medical camp or health awareness program as well as.
Orphanage volunteering : If you would like to work for street children or homeless child, you can teach them, inspire them or help them by buying cloth, offering a meal or taking them to motive tour.
Environment volunteering : You can work for nature conservation or environment clean or social awareness to keep environment green.
Basic requirements before signing the volunteering in Nepal
Learn Nepali survival words : It would be good to learn some survival words in Nepali starting your volunteering. Specially if you are admitting to work in a rural areas, that would be very useful.
Study about culture : If you want to be respected, respected other. When you are going to be a volunteer in rural areas, you must respect the local culture. You could try to motivate but cant oppose their culture though they are conservative or blind faith.
Select your expertise field : Before deciding to go there for volunteering you must choose your expertise field. You must understand that you are not going there for holiday or pleasure. Further, there could have some one who could know better than you as well as.
Contribute something : The society or community want to see your contribution to the society. You could give some thing which is commonly use by the concern society. That would help to make situation easy to you as well as to work.
Basic facilities in village or home stay:
Accommodation and eating: If you are posted to the local village to be a volunteer, you have to stay with local family. You will eat (Dal Bhat the most common food) with family and sleep in the local hose. You will have your own room but toilet and shower will be outside.
Shower and washing : The bath room will be outside and they will have a cold water shower. If you require hot water, they will provide by boiling. you have to wash your clothing your self.
Transportation : if you are not volunteering in cities you could expect local regular buses or jeeps to arrive in the villages.They might carrying load of people some time.
Internet : many villages have no internet but you can buy a local 3G SIM and use a internet with your mobile phone.
Medical facilities : There are small clinic for the basic health problem. If you are serious you can drive to city areas.
You are advise to bring own general medicine with you.
Clothing’s : Showing your body is not good idea in the village areas. You can wear long shirt, long pan or etc.
Detail Itinerary - Volunteering in Nepal
Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
Our representative will meet you at Nepal airport and transfer to hotel in the city center. Free in the evening. We will organize a Nepali cultural dinner at Nepali restaurant. Night rest at Hotel.
Arrival Pick Up from Nepal airport Accommodation Welcome dinner
Day 2 : Kathmandu Sight seeing
After breakfast drive to sightseeing UNESCO Worodl Heritage Sites (Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square) around the city. Back to hotel and night rest.
Accommodation Breakfast Guided sight seeing
Day 3 : Nepali Language Study
From today you will have a survival Nepali language course for 3 days. After survival language course you will send to your site to be a volunteer.
Accommodation Language Teaching
Day 5 : Drive back to Kathmandu
Take a regular/ tourist bus to Katmandu. Enjoy the last evening in Nepal. Night rest at Hotel.
Day 6 : Fly back to Home, Sweet Home
Take an easy morning around the city. Breakfast will be serving at Hotel. Afternoon we will transfer to airport and fly to Home. Sweet home.
Airport transfer Meal- Breakfast