About the local hosting organizationVIN is a non profit charitable volunteer organization based in Nepal founded in 2005. VIN’s mission is to empower marginalized communities through enhanced Education, Health, Income generation & Basic infrastructure programs with special focus on women and children by conducting training and research through mobilizing local and international volunteers to promote equality, economic well-being and basic human rights.We are also a member of international volunteer networks worldwide like CCIVS, NVDA, EU Volunteer ALLIANCE, FoVIN-NL, US, Australia.
About the volunteer workFun with Children project aims to provide opportunity to the local community children learn through fun activities. Workcamps will be organized with the cooperation of local community schools, community working together with local teachers/children/ villagers. The workcamp will also involve teaching children from poor and marginalized communities in the formal and non-formal setting. The volunteers will teach basic English and mathematics, health, sanitation and hygiene, and environmental protection through creative learning methods like art, music, games etc. As part of the cultural exchange, volunteers will witness and participate in - cultural activities in local communities. We are looking for passionate entheusiastic volunteers who are at least 18 years old with a good command of English and creativity. Teaching English through songs, games, dialogues etc will be a part of your task. Abilities on any sports, arts & crafts, music, dance, drama, in & outdoor group games will be an added advantaged. You will share the responsibilities of team leading to take care a group of children from the beginning till the end of the camp; including the outdoor activities of the camp.
Local accommodationThe volunteers will stay with the host family/hostel identified by VIN. The living facilities are simple and basic. Male and female Volunteers will share the same living area with separate rooms. There will be 3-5 persons in one room. Volunteers are required to sleep on the simple beds. Please bring your sleeping bag. They will be provided three times food- breakfast, lunch and dinner in Nepali Standard.
About the project locationVIN takes you a half day cultural sightseeing for world heritages located here in kathamandu. Either before, during or after your workcamp, there exists the options to undertake VIN-organized tour to Nepal’s nearby attractions.
RequirementsBasic English, Computer knowledge
Extra info about the projectThe detail info sheet and acceptance letter will be sent from VIN after we receive your Complete Volunteer Exchange Form (VEF) from the sending organization. Local Transportation: 20 EUR will be charged for the round trip to the placement.