Pokhara, Nepal (general) 0977
9846040001You have the opportunity to participate in a variety of health, educational
and community aid programs. This will give you a chance to make an important
contribution to the people of Nepal and while doing so gain an in
depth experience of the country and its culture, that will stay with you
the rest of your life.
Volunteer on Orphanage
Volunteer on teaching English
Environment awareness program
Teaching on Buddhist Monk
Health & sanitation program
Volunteer in construction
Volunteer with agriculture
The placements are available in pokhara Valley, Pokhara and Chitwan, all of
which are near to the main city. The exact location of your placement is
finalized during the training where you will visit several potential
project sites. Project placement also takes into consideration:
- Your skills and preferences
- The needs and requirements of the orphanages and schools
- Seasonal weather patterns
All placements are very flexible giving you the opportunity to take some
time off and explore Nepal and some of
the world famous attractions. You could go rafting on the Tibetan border,
trekking the Annapurna circuit or Everest , maybe
Himalayan river kayaking, join the Royal tiger and elephant safari, or try
the longest free-fall bungee jump in the world.
|| PROGRAM REQUIREMENT
Volunteers for this program must have sound health.
Volunteers need to be independent, enthusiastic
and adaptable. We does not
ask for any formal qualifications from our
volunteers. All we ask is that you have a genuine desire to help people and
are committed to seeing the programme through.
|| PROGRAM SCHEDULE
Our programs run throughout the year. You
can volunteer anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months. Also, we are pretty
flexible on your arrival regards and our
programme is very flexible and it would be possible you to start any time.
You will be met at the airport by a representative of your guesthouse and
taken back to your accommodation.
All volunteers will receive initial training after arriving in pokhara.
The training is designed to help you settle
into Nepal and to ensure you are fully prepared for your volunteer
placement: A typical orientation period is as follows:
Basic Nepali Language
classes - 2hrs, morning.
Nepali cultural orientation/general cultural exchange
Sightseeing - 2 1/2 hrs, afternoon.
After completion of your orientation phase you will be escorted to your
|| PROGRAM COST
• 2 weeks Euro 200
• 1 month Euro 300
• 1 1/2 months Euro 400
• 2 months Euro 450
• 2 1/2 months Euro 475
• 3 months Euro 500
• 4 months Euro 600
• 5 months Euro 650
The program fee covers: airport pickup, language primer, administrative
charge, training, accommodation and
main meals during placement, cultural sightsee, transportation for
volunteers and supervision.
The other costs you will need to meet are:
Your flights, Visa (a 60 day tourist visa is only US$30, the extensions are
US$30 per 30 days with three
renewals possible), shots, travel insurance, and corresponding airport
departure taxes. Also you will need a
weekly budget of up to US$20 to
cater for all your other expenses like
bottled water, personal items, beverages and
entertainment. Living in a village is relatively inexpensive in comparison
to most western countries and usually it is
difficult to spend more than US$ 10 per week during your placement.
For the final confirmation we need to receive your flight arrival
I hope this information is of use but if you have any further questions
upon visiting our website http://www.volunteerworkinnepal.org
please e-mail or telephone me and I will get back to you promptly.
ACDF Nepal- International Volunteer Program
This is a campus group.
Geographical Scope: International
Added on 10-06-2008
Updated on 10-06-2008