Volunteer opportunity posted by: Experience Himalayan Nepal
Posted on: January 6, 2013
Volunteer in Nepal and help teach preschool children in Nepal. There are many places in the World where you can volunteer and make a difference & here in the tourist area of Chitwan is one that really does. Based in the tourist town of Sauraha where cars and elephants share the roads, and you have a great chance of seeing one horned rhinos just across the Rapti river. In a small building set between the hotels and the poor village's lies a small classroom that full fills a vital job in helping to prepare children for the start of their school lives. Coming from poor families it's hard to convince parents and children alike the advantages that a good education can bring. But since the coming of Tourism to Chitwan its become well known that the ability to speak & read English gives you the opportunity to gain a better paid job. Now the daycare centre has become firmly established in Sauraha and would like to attract volunteers to help with the day to day running of the centre. The ability to speak, read & write English and the love of children are skills required here with health and welfare care a bonus. Here spend you days working small classes help with basic skills to prepare the children and spend your evenings enjoying the beautiful area of Chitwan called Sauraha. But please make a little time to escape into the villages on a bicycle or relax down by the river enjoying the sunset and a cold beer. Description of Duties.- Most of your work will be based in the centre where everyday up to 20 children will come eagerly to play and enjoy themselves among friends. Here you will get the chance to help them with teaching social skills, reading and writing and Health skills for outside the school. Its gives all of these children, many who come from poor homes the chance of understanding, at an early age the advantages of school and education. A vital part in the role of lifting generations of people out of the poverty trap. Placement Location- Set deep in the South of Nepal about 20kms north of the Indian border is the district of Chitwan a flat sub tropical land where the main crop grown is rice. With much to offer, its also the home of the Chitwan National park that attracts people from all over the world to view the famous One Horned Rhino & other exotic wildlife. Here in the tourist town of Sauraha set on the border of the park and next to the Rapti River is where our placement is located. Accommodation- Will be provided by the local families near to the school, each one carefully selected so at least one member of the family speaks good English in order that you can communicate effectively. Also you will find that the local families in the home stay programme have been chosen because they also have good standing in the community and can introduce you to the traditional Nepalese life. Extra Information- Fees: (£) 0 2 Weeks 140 3 Weeks 210 4 Weeks 280 5 Weeks 350 6 Weeks 420 7 Weeks 490 8 Weeks 560 Each Additional Week 50 + £80 admin charge to cover, admin, airport pickup, hotels stay, taxis, food sightseeing, transfers to and from placement.
The program fee covers 1. Transport to and from the Kathmandu to Pokhara 2. Meal and accommodation (Nepali standard) with host family during placement. 3. Accommodation and main meals during placement. 4. Transportation (pick up and drop off to/from airport and placement) 5. Sight seeing in Kathmandu The fee does not cover 1. Insurance (medical, travel, personal belongings) 2. Flight or land transportation from your country to Nepal. 3. Personal expenses (i.e. gift items, food in between meals, water) 4. Trekking, rafting, other adventure activities. 5. Visa costs. 6. Medical and Doctor Expenses
Programme timetable- Ongoing.
Time duration- From 2 weeks to 5 months.
Costs- Please contact Wayne Guttridge the international coordinator.
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