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Community Volunteering in rural Nepal

Pays d’action: Népal, Asie
Type d’activité: Missions humanitaires, en faveur d‘enfants et de jeunes, Enseignement
Volunteer in the Syangja region of rural Nepal, a considerable distance from touristy Kathmandu. It is a wonderful opportunity to experience rural Nepali life and ideal for those ready for a challenge. There is a chance for cultural exchange whilst volunteering and living amongst the Nepalese for 3 months in the foothills of the Himalayas.



Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

Set in the town and surrounding villages of Syangja, you will have the chance to teach English in pairs, or on your own, at a rural government school or a school for the children of ex-Gurkha servicemen. Walking to school each day you will be greeted by your pupils saying ‘Namaste’, the traditional Nepalese greeting. Free time in school is spent lesson planning and marking books. There is also time for sports, as well as art and music for those who are keen on extra-curricular activities. The more you put in, the more you will get out of your project.

The more you put into community life and getting to know the locals, the more you will understand about this amazing country. You will have the opportunity to build skills and in particular skills that can be transferred to the workplace, for example thinking on your feet, dealing with pressure, problem-solving, overcoming challenges, independence, responsibility and many more.

Spare time is spent preparing your lessons with your volunteer partner, marking books, or with the other volunteers and your new friends (neighbours and teachers). We encourage volunteers to get to know the locals – the teachers could even invite you to dinner.

The teaching project is followed by an optional 4 week period of independent group travel in Nepal and India all with 24-hour support from our local representative.

L’organisation de volontariat se présente

We are a not-for-profit social enterprise. Based in the UK and established in 1993, we specialise in small, group-based gap year and summer volunteering projects in Africa & Asia for those aged 17 - 25 years old. You will live with the locals as they live: you will become part of the community! We have had nearly 6,000 people from 30+ countries come with us.
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Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Népal, Asie
Type d'activité :
Missions humanitaires,en faveur d‘enfants et de jeunes,Enseignement
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 3 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
3 mois : 3600 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
Set departure dates throughout the year (January, May and September) but we can arrange bespoke projects for those who cannot make the group departure or stay for the full 12 weeks.
Age minimum :
17 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
We require volunteers to speak English to a level where they can communicate effectively in a group and are happy to teach basic English
Qualifications particulières :
This project is for those ready for a challenge and to be out of their comfort zone. No formal teaching experience required. This is not a tourist holiday!
Hébergement & repas :
In houses of 3-6 volunteers, there will usually be a bedroom per two or three, a (cold) shower and a typical Asian squat toilet, a communal kitchen and living room. You will cook for yourselves (normally on a roster where you take it in turns to cook for everyone) and shop in the market - bargaining hard! There is normally no running water or electricity in the house.

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  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
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