we have a variety of opportunities to volunteer in children homes, ranging from traditional orphanages to innovative self-sustaining homes. Duties within the homes vary according to the location and needs but generally include helping take care of the children, cleaning, cooking, and supporting the children with their homework or studies. Locations include Kathmandu central and valley;Terai and Pokhara.
we have schools in various regions, including villages in rural areas that enjoy having volunteers. Duties include support in English teaching (you don't need to have any teaching experience). If you have special skills or qualifications in teaching we can offer more formal classes and you can work directly with teachers to expand their teaching skills. Locations include Kathmandu central and valley;Helambu, Pokhara and Annapuraand Far Western Nepal for the adventurist.
we have opportunities in a few adult education and literacy programs. One option is to teach English to Porters to improve their options and lifestyle. Another one is to teach English and life skills to women who have been disadvantaged. For this option formal teaching qualifications are not required but proficiency in English is. Curriculum is provided in both cases. These options are located in Kathmandu and Pokhara. If you have certified teaching qualifications it is possible to also teach in adult colleges in a variety of subjects, contact us for more possibilities on this.
We are privileged to have partnerships with various banking and economic/commerce organisations, including microcredit cooperatives. Be in touch directly for further information if this is of interest to you.
we have options for those of you who are certified and registered Health Practitioners in your own country. Depending on your qualifications and the time you wish to volunteer, we can assist you in having an experience working within the Nepal Health care system. This can range from rural Health Posts in village areas to hospitals in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Alternatively, if you are a group of practitioners we can arrange for a rural Health camp to be arranged in a remote village in the mountain areas.
from time to time there is the possibility to join an environmental project in a village area. These are dependent on outside circumstances and not always available. Generally a good ability to work with the land and communities plus preferably some experience or training in environmental aspects is required.
from time to time there is the opportunity to volunteer with local Nepali Human Rights and Child Welfare organisations. Generally this is administrative type of work with some opportunity to travel and see the field operations of their activities.