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Volunteer Service & Support Nepal

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: December 27, 2013, 7:40 PM

August 7, 2011, 4:01 AM
VSSN said
"In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love",- Mother Teresa.

Description

Volunteer Service and Support Nepal (VSSN) is a Nepal based volunteering organization dedicated to providing year-round volunteering programs for international volunteers to interact in development process by involving in different activities which support to enrich the lives of deprived children and women, mainly education and health issues.

HISTORY:

Volunteer Service and Support Nepal (VSSN) was established in 2001 and it has been running on going programes.VSSN started supporting some of the less fortunate children of the country, in an effort to improve their education and development at the grass roots level, by awarding scholarships for primary and secondary schools and strengthening community organizational capabilities. A concentrated effort was made to help and develop the managerial and organizational capacity of local institutions, communities, and individuals. Efforts were made to increase the number of community-based projects in some area of Nepal. VSSN also works together with some international and local organizations.

WHO WE ARE?

We are a non-profit organization that raises and saves funds from participants fees to provide programs and services to children and families, schools, orphanages, health centers and local clubs. VSSN was founded by a group of development specialists, social workers, cultural and tourism experts and ex-volunteers.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?

Voluntary work in Nepal can be an extremely rewarding and life-changing experience; Volunteers will receive a warm welcome from Nepali people from arrival to throughout the stay. Furthermore they will live and work in one of the world's most mixed of culture, with geography that ranges from the peak of the Himalaya to the tropical heat of the flat Tarai; from the chaos of Kathmandu to the tranquility of the many rural villages.Volunteers will get the maximum benefit and personal reward from VSSN programs, in conjunction with many local Nepali people and institutions by:

  1. Making a contribution to the ongoing development process of Nepal and being responsible volunteer.
  2. Gaining work experience in a society in a third world country.
  3. Developing personal and life skills.
  4. Understanding of the Nepali people, their language, and culture.
  5. Enjoying opportunities such as taking part in local festivals, weddings, farming activities, and visiting different areas of the country.
  6. Working with other volunteers and Nepali counterparts.

http://volunteer-nepal.org

VSSN Registration No: 1333-065 (Nepal Government) and VSSN Affiliation No: 35509 (Social Welfare Council Nepal)

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