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Volunteering at Disability Center in Nepal

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Everest Foundation Nepal (EFN)


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Published 19 days ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Volunteering at Disability Center in Nepal

Most of the disabled individuals in Nepal are ignored, neglected and forced to live in dark rooms, because most of the family members of disabled individuals feel shame at having lost the prestige due to them in the community. As a result, they are dying in the same room or bed where they were born. Some of their families members may also make them beg on the streets. In these ways the individuals are losing their human rights.

Everest Foundation Nepal offers interested volunteers from all over the world a chance to provide great support to the disabled children in Nepal. EFN has been closely working with care facilities in and outside Kathmandu Valley who have specialized in caring for these children. Volunteers stay with a local family, while spending 4 to 6 hours a day at the facility. Volunteers typically assist caregivers, and provide more education on care methods where necessary. Volunteers also work with the children to provide assistance with therapy, activity preparation, education on basic health and sanitation, academic assistance, and general care. You can also help to plan activities and outings for sightseeing, picnics, cultural sharing, reading stories and promoting a love of reading, conversational English with the children, helping the children with their homework assignments etc. depending on the children’s abilities. Based on experience and skills volunteers may provide vocational Training, income Generating Programme and Recreational Activities-Audio-Visual aids, play, music and games.

Most of the disabled individuals in Nepal are ignored, neglected and forced to live in dark rooms, because most of the family members of disabled individuals feel shame at having lost the prestige due to them in the community. As a result, they…

Details at a glance

  • Fee Required
  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

Purano Sinamagal, Kathmandu, Kathmandu 44600, NP

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