2020-01-01 to 2020-12-31
VINL/MTV01 - H/2019
Volunteers Initiative Nepal
Aged between 18-80
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN)
This is for those who want to learn about Nepali culture. You will be placed into a typical Nepali home in a village. This project has been known to pull visitors out of that visitor s bubble and integrate them into the place of an accepted family member of a Nepali household. You would be giving back by teaching English at the community school. This is a unique and unforgettable experience [Due to school holidays these projects will remain closed during the months January and sometimes in April, July and October. You are encouraged to take part in the winter camps in January. There are also other VIN projects.Your Role- Learn Nepali language and culture through day to day activities.- Interact with local community members.- Teach basic English at school or other subject/activity of interest and need.- Or organize basic fun activities at early childhood development centers.
Accommodation and food:
epali Standard at host family in the working community
Location and leisure activities:
Jitpur community of Kathmandu District, which is only about 11 km away from main ring road to Balaju, Kathmandu. Nuakot and Okhaldhunga, a beautiful and hilly district, is located in Everest Region of Nepal. It has limited developmental activities and facilities. From Kathmandu, the shortest bus route is about 250 km which is rough and takes one day to reach there.
Nearest airport / terminal:
Meeting Point and Time:
To be confirmed 3 weeks before the workcamp start
Application for Placement Booking Volunteers must apply to our partner organizations in their own country. Attach your updated resume / curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee contact details (referees can be for your work/university/family); Await confirmation from VIN for acceptance; If you wish to work for more than one placement, then you are required to pay 70 ex- tra to cover our added logistical work. VIN Volunteer / Internship project induction starts on the 1st and 15th of each month. The induction period is considered part of your project period. If you wish to come in between for a short period, you will receive a basic orientation before the placement. Please arrive one day prior (e.g. on the 14th if you are starting on the 15th) to the project induction date. Registration All the registration formalities will be completed in the first three days during the induction period. This will consist of understanding and signing a contract and paying the project fee. Please note that the entire project fee will be collected during the induction days. You will have to produce a photocopy of your passport and of your visa as well as a pass- port photo. VIN will issue a volunteer identity card for you.
Fee for four weeks is 555, then 75 for each extra week. For Everest Region Placement, there will be 60 EUR to cover transportation.