About the local hosting organization
It is a non-profit organization registered with the social welfare Council of Nepal government. It was established in 2004 with the basic aim of empowering local communities to implement and organize community development, education and conservation projects. Since its establishment, it has been running volunteers program in Nepal for volunteer promotion and cultural exchanges. NVCYE Program offers year-round volunteer program in the area of Teaching, orphanage, conservation and health. Our focus thus far has been primarily on community development and
conservation projects. Though our central office is situated in Kathmandu, our work is presently scattered throughout 6 of the 75 districts of Nepal.
NVCYE Program offers a unique opportunity for those people who are keen to enjoy the amazing beauty of the Himalayas, the nature, the rich cultural diversity and the simple life style in one of the most beautiful countries of the world. NVCYE Program has organized the most of the volunteers programs in beautiful valleys and hilly regions where volunteers are expected to contribute their efforts and enjoy a tremendous natural beauty along with the friendly behavior of Nepalese people. A combination of travel, adventure, exploration and contribution will surely make your Nepal stay ever-lasting memory of your life
About the volunteer work
The orphanage project is quite needy one. As a volunteer at this project, you will help children with their homework, teach English, support in their health and hygiene and provide love and care to them. You also can organize extra activities like games and plays. If you are interested in teaching, you can teach during the day time in the same school where the children from the orphanage go. You also can help in cooking, serving food, washing dishes and clothes of the children. You take children to the school and bring them back from the school. You help them dress well before they go to school. If you have any idea to raise the funds for the project, you equally can do that.
Our volunteers in teaching English project in Nepal will work in schools attended by students of poor families. You will teach students who are eager to learn from volunteers like you. You will converse with them to improve their speech, teach English according to official curriculum and use your own material or creative ideas to teach English in a different but fun way. As a volunteer in Teaching English project, you will work to teach conversational English to children in public or private schools. The working hours may be from 3-4 hours per day and the children will be the age of 6 and 15. You will be working alongside a primary teacher and teaching from a fixed English curriculum. You can also work as a teacher’s assistant or lead English lessons. You are welcome to teach other subjects like math, science and physical education if you want. You can also assist students with their homework. During the experience, volunteers can take up the responsibility of teaching the children life skills and chores, gardening, painting, art dance and music; spend time with them in various extra activities like sports and games too.
As a volunteer in the plant nursery, you will be doing following activities:
To collect the seeds, place them in right order, planting Create fence around the conservation areas and nurseries. To water the plants Weeding, mulching and sowing Landscaping, transplanting Search for seedlings, Bed building
While staying in the family, volunteers will get typical Nepali food every day. In the host family, volunteers will eat completely Nepali food (Rice, lentil soup, vegetable, green vegetable and green salad). During the project time, we will split the group in different host families. We do have many host
families in Chitwan; one after another. We make a pair and place our volunteers in the host family. Some of the host families can accommodation four volunteers. Staying with a host family, volunteers will have an opportunity to understand about Nepali culture and the way of life people have here in Nepal.
About the project location
Chitwan District is one of 75 Districts of Nepal, and is located in the southwestern part of Narayani Zone with Bharatpur, the fifth largest city of Nepal, as its district headquarters. It is about five hours’ scenic drive from Kathmandu. It covers an area of 2,238.39 km2 and the population of more than 650000. Bharatpur is a commercial and service center of central south Nepal and merger destination for higher education, health care and transportation of the region. The people inhabiting the Chitwan District are predominantly peasant farmers cultivating mainly food and cash crops such as rice, maize, wheat, beans, lentils, mustard and vegetables. The district is the major maize producing area in Nepal. Maize is cultivated on irrigated /seasonal irrigated land in winter and spring, and on rain fed land in summer. Due to an easy road access, maize produced can be easily distributed to other parts of the country. The poultry industry in the district constitutes a significant proportion of the country's poultry industry. Chitwan is very popular for tasty Taas; a spicy fried goat-meat lunch dish served with Bhuja or Cheura available in many restaurants. Momo, SukutiKhaja Set and other Newa Cuisine also available. Dal bhat is the staple food of the area, meat and dairy products are also widely consumed.