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By ehnepal-volunteers, Sep 28 2019 12:53PM

What is the project about: We are looking for volunteers interested in helping to improve the level of English in a local village school in Gorkha. The school itself is a local government one provided to educate the poorer communities in the district & provide classes for pupils up to the age of 16. Your duties will be working alongside the Nepali/English teacher helping them to learn new ideas while at the same time building confidence to try taking the classes by yourself.


Placement Location: The school is based Paluntar Municipality Ward No 6 Gorkha district.


Start and End Dates: Ongoing starting most weeks except for festivals. Note you can still volunteer in the festivals but there will not be a lot of work going on because schools will be closed and everyone will be in festival mood. Though it’s a good way to see how Nepali celebrates their culture & religion.


Minimum Duration: One month for this project.


Working Days: Usually it’s a 6 day week with Saturday off (plus festivals)


Working Hours: Vary depending on the work load at the time and the classes themselves but if you have ideas on getting the students to practise English then please talk with the Head master and implement the idea.


Number of Volunteers at any one time: The school can take a maximum of 4 volunteers at one time in various classes as if you are proficient in other subjects please tell the team member organising this placement.


Age Requirements: 18+ are accepted


Food and Accommodation: You will be staying in a local homestay with a family that most of the members will speak some English. Usually there will be a student at the homestay from the same school who will help you to and from the school.


Visa Type: Standard tourist visa


Arrival and Departure Airport: Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu


Placement location: The school itself is around 7-8 hours away from Kathmandu by bus. Follow the main highway south towards Mugling before turning onto the Pokhara road then around 10-15 kms you turn off into Gorkha district.


Arrival & Orientation: As a volunteer you will be met at the airport by one of the team & escorted into Thamel to a hotel so you can rest and eat. The team member will make sure you are comfortable, provide you with any information you need as well as their phone number. Then the next day they will show you some of the sights of Kathmandu just to help you settle in before helping you to the bus park where you will catch a bus to Gorkha. They will arrange someone to meet you at the other end and be in regular contact throughout your stay so please don’t hesitate to ring them for help & advice.


Registration fee: $100


Length of ProgramProgram Fee $ USD


1 week $ 100

2 weeks $ 200

3 weeks $ 300

4 weeks $ 400

5 weeks $ 500

6 weeks $ 600

8 weeks $ 800

10 weeks $ 950

12 weeks $ 1100

Every Extra week Cost $ 70


What’s included in the Registration Fee? All of the documentation needed for your application to be processed. Airport pickup and 24 hour support while at the project.


What's included in the Program Fee? Food & lodgings at the Centre and all of the support you need while there plus a donation to the running of the Centre itself.


What extra costs will I have? For tourist activities you wish to take part in & extras like alcohol, cigarettes, etc.


If you would like to see more of Nepal then please let the team member who is dealing with your application. They will help you with ideas & details of all tourist activities around your project.


By ehnepal-volunteers, Sep 24 2019 04:21PM

Introduction: Do you have managerial, website, handicraft, teaching & online promoting skills? Or a selection of these which we can put to good use at this centre? Because if you do then we are looking for you to volunteer & help Lata build a solid funding stream for her centre so she can continue her great work. Basically she needs mentoring & teaching so she can learn the necessary skills in order to strengthen her centre.


Name of project: Helping to train & build the project at the women`s centre in Budhnikanth.


What is the project about: We are looking for volunteers interested in a real challenge where every day will be different because you will be working directly with the founder of the organisation. Your work will vary from helping guide the founder in her quest to create this project, taking photos and helping to prepare adverts or material for their social media to promote their work. Ideally you need to be interested in volunteer management and NGO work as well as helping to make a difference. Here the ideal volunteer would be someone who can come and bring western ideas and work with Lata to adapt them to work in the Nepal culture. Basically our aim is for the Lata to be self-sufficient by using what Nepal has to offer the world and so fund her project.


Placement Location: The women& children`s centre is based in the Kathmandu valley at Budhnikanth.


Start and End Dates: Ongoing starting most weeks except for festivals. Note you can still volunteer in the festivals but there will not be a lot of work going on. Though it’s a good way to see how Nepali celebrates their culture & religion.


Minimum Duration: Two weeks for this project.


Working Days: Usually it’s a 6 day week with Saturday off (plus festivals)


Working Hours: Vary depending on the work load at the time but please note this is a project where if you have a good idea that can help please implement it.


Number of Volunteers at any one time: The centre can take a maximum of 2 volunteers at one time one for project management & the other for teaching the women & children English, basic math`s, handicraft etc.


Age Requirements: 18+ are accepted


Food and Accommodation: You will be staying in the volunteer room at the centre & eating with your hosts. The food itself is standard Nepali Dhal Bhat with a Himalayan flavour as the host is from the mountains herself.


Visa Type: Standard tourist visa


Arrival and Departure Airport: Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu


Placement location: The Centre itself is on the edge of the Kathmandu valley need the Shivapuri national park. So if you like walking & hiking then you can explore the park itself (ask Lata for a guide).And if you are more interested in eating out, shopping, sightseeing etc you can reach anywhere in the valley within about 1 hour. Please tell the team member who is arranging the placement who will then be able to provide you the extra tourist information.


Arrival & Orientation: As a volunteer you will be met at the airport by one of the team & (because its inside the valley) escorted to the Centre to meet Lata. The team member will make sure you are comfortable, provide you with any information you need as well as their phone number. They will also be in regular contact throughout your stay so please don’t hesitate to ring them for help & advice.


Registration fee: $100


Length of Program Program Fee $ USD


1 week $ 100

2 weeks $ 200

3 weeks $ 300

4 weeks $ 400

5 weeks $ 500

6 weeks $ 600

8 weeks $ 800

10 weeks $ 950

12 weeks $ 1100

Every Extra week Cost $ 70


What’s included in the Registration Fee? All of the documentation needed for your application to be processed. Airport pickup and 24 hour support while at the project.


What's included in the Program Fee? Food & lodgings at the Centre and all of the support you need while there plus a donation to the running of the Centre itself.


What extra costs will I have? For tourist activities you wish to take part in & extras like alcohol, cigarettes, etc.





By ehnepal-volunteers, Sep 23 2019 03:53PM

In many of the cities in Nepal & around the world you will find street children, some have run away from village life looking for excitement & fortune while others are escaping an abusive home life. While others will have their own stories to tell though most end up on the streets vulnerable & alone often resorting to drugs and glue sniffing to get through their young days. They resort to stealing & begging to survive & generally causing a nuisance to all around.


So the local authorities generally look on these children as pests and problems to be beaten whenever caught. But in one city, the main one in Chitwan called Narayanghat local NGO`s have joined up with the police and local authorities & rounded up all of the children living rough, housed them in an old government building & are now feeding, clothing them & providing education. So now they have a roof over their heads, food in their stomachs and a safe place to stay but they need support to build on this.


So the next step must be to look towards the future by helping to create a way they can fund themselves. There isn’t the funding to pay for them to go to college because it costs a lot of money in Nepal and it would be unfair on the children themselves if they studied for a couple of years and the then the funds run out. So we must look at a different approach in helping these children become adults in the Nepali society and I think the way to do this is to help them by training in skills that they can use to build their own businesses and survive on their own.


It would take time and a lot of research but it’s possible because there are thousands of poorly educated people making a good living using the skills they have learnt in live.


More information to follow.



By ehnepal-volunteers, Sep 21 2019 04:35PM

We are looking for adventurous volunteers who are interested in getting involved with new projects that need to be checked out before now volunteers go there. Because there are many projects, clubs, schools and clubs who are looking for international volunteers but have little experience hosting foreign visitors. So ideally they need to learn about how to work with volunteers, what a volunteer expects and how they can make a volunteer happy and settled in what is a completely different environment. This is so important because if the volunteers are happy they tend to work harder and help develop the project better. And this is the key to making these projects work because if one volunteer has a bad experience (even if it’s no fault of anyone) the feedback alone can put off many people searching for this sort of project.


And to do this we need to place first volunteers who can work on their own, talk with the project managers, live in basic conditions at start and be open to talking with the Nepali running the project helping them to develop in order to take their first volunteers. On top of this you need to think outside the box suggesting ideas on how to improve the conditions there or on the other side explaining where certain areas are just right for international volunteers.


It’s a challenge especially if you have never travelled abroad but if you’re confident in your outlook, can look at things in a different way and would the challenge that could help entire communities then this is a project for you. At this present time we are looking for volunteers who can go into local rural schools to work with the local Nepali English teachers, medical volunteers who can go into rural medical posts & several volunteers who would be interested in working with street children.


More details please use the contact form on this website.



By ehnepal-volunteers, Sep 21 2019 04:30PM

We are looking for adventurous volunteers who are interested in getting involved with new projects that need to be checked out before now volunteers go there. Because there are many projects, clubs, schools and clubs who are looking for international volunteers but have little experience hosting foreign visitors. So ideally they need to learn about how to work with volunteers, what a volunteer expects and how they can make a volunteer happy and settled in what is a completely different environment. This is so important because if the volunteers are happy they tend to work harder and help develop the project better. And this is the key to making these projects work because if one volunteer has a bad experience (even if it’s no fault of anyone) the feedback alone can put off many people searching for this sort of project.


And to do this we need to place first volunteers who can work on their own, talk with the project managers, live in basic conditions at start and be open to talking with the Nepali running the project helping them to develop in order to take their first volunteers. On top of this you need to think outside the box suggesting ideas on how to improve the conditions there or on the other side explaining where certain areas are just right for international volunteers.


It’s a challenge especially if you have never travelled abroad but if you’re confident in your outlook, can look at things in a different way and would the challenge that could help entire communities then this is a project for you. At this present time we are looking for volunteers who can go into local rural schools to work with the local Nepali English teachers, medical volunteers who can go into rural medical posts & several volunteers who would be interested in working with street children.


More details please use the contact form on this website.



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