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 workVIN already completed two phases and we are now in Reconstruction & Sustainability phase. This is our long term phase. We will be working until the reconstruction completes in our earthquake affected communities. This includes education to families on WASH and construct toilets to them, demolish the damage houses, Rebuilding Earthquake Resistant Infrastructure (RERI), Earthquake Resistant Home Construction Education (REECH) and Entrepreneurship Building. Objectives: ? To support the rebuilding of Earthquake resistance homes for the most needy earthquake families of Tarakeshwor Municipality. ? To demolish the damage structure, clear debris and manage it. ? To raise awareness on disaster preparedness among the community people. ? Work / Activities: ? Support earthquake victims to rebuild earthquake resistance homes. ? Demolish the damaged structure, clear debris and manage it. ? Educate on safe earthquake resistance houses/schools. ? Conduct awareness campaign on disaster preparedness.
Local accommodationThe volunteers will stay with the host family/hostel identified by VIN. We have enough families available in the community and they are safe. The living facilities are simple and basic. Male and female Volunteers will share the same living area with separate rooms. There will be 2-4 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. 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.