Do you have any advice or thoughts about culture shock you would like to share?
Take some time before you go to read about Hinduism and Buddhism - especially the former, as it is the majority religion, and the taboos and the orthodoxy of observance are much stronger than the latter. Tibetan Buddhists, by comparison, are far more lenient and understanding. Newari Buddhists are a different thing altogether. (Continue)
Volunteering to Learn is a non-profit, non-governmental organization providing rich volunteer and learning experiences in Nepal. So far, we’ve served the interests of more than one hundred volunteers from various countries.
Our goal is to provide volunteering opportunities in Nepal that make it possible for both hosts and visitors to learn. Volunteers gain a sense of satisfaction from contributing to Nepalese communities, but they also learn language and gain insights into culture, ecology, history and geography. Host families and communities benefit from enthusiastic helpers, teachers, and organizers, but they also learn about diverse cultures and perspectives that help them see beyond stereotypes.
Whatever your interests – language, culture, economics, agriculture, forestry, flora and fauna, history, sustainability, appropriate technology, community organization, leadership, entrepeneurship, children, women, human rights – we can place you with organizations, communities and families that will enrich your understanding of Nepal while also giving you opportunities to learn more specific skills and knowledge.
VCD Nepal, A local volunteer Organization run by Nepalese youth offers affordable volunteer program in Nepal. Volunteers have the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational and community aid programs. We provide Nepali Language, Culture and staying with host family training for foreign volunteers who wish to render their services to Nepal. We send trained volunteer to Orphanages, schools and communities to generate awareness regarding environmental issue, orphans care, sanitation, income generating initiative, teaching English and health care. 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.
The VCD Nepal currently has volunteer opportunities available in several parts of Nepal. Volunteers have the opportunity to participate in a variety of 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.
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How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Classroom facilities and playground are fine. Off-site facilities used for swimming. Every trimester the school offers an array of extra-curricular activities, normally 2 different after-school activities are available each day (Mon-Friday). (Continue)