About the local hosting organization
Bashundhara Community English School is a Community school that offers schooling from class nursery to five. The community has been providing financial support to pay for the teachers and other infrastructures which will be needed for the school and partially supported by the government .This school has 77 students with 7 staffs including principal.
About the volunteer work
You will be teaching English course book as prescribed by the school co-coordinating with local English teacher. Volunteers will organize various learning extracurricular activities through students for example, health and civic education, games, drawing, painting, sports activities, quiz contest, awareness raising activities in the community through students, debate, music class etc.
Play education games with kids
Develop manual according to the students need pritorizing to the listening and speaking classes.
Go for hiking, educational tour.case study and other activities so that student can have the real experience in their learning pracice.
Be a real model,think that student will like to follow what you do ,so forbid smoking and drinking intoxcatic thing in front of students.
Run extra english language classes for students if they eager to learn either after school or in holidays ,i.e. if the school is closed.
Note: Volunteers should pay for outdoor activities
Volunteers will stay in a host family of Prem Lama. This Family has 6 members (Prem Lama, his wife, son, brother in-law, grandson and granddaughter) Volunteers will have to share a room with volunteers of other nationalities joining the same program.
Lunch & dinner are provided at the host family. Food is local style, cooked by a Nepalese family. The main types of food will be rice, lentil soup and vegetables but once a week host family will provide you meat in your lunch or dinner. For vegetarians the choice is usually limited to rice, vegetables, lentil soup and pickle.
About the project location
Bashundhara Community English School is located in Bhartpur Sub Metropolian Chitwan, and 9.2 km far from the main city of Chitwan called Narayangarh. The community is beautiful with different castes. Before, This place was dominated by mangolian people called Lama which were the earliest settlers in this village with their own language and cultural norms and values. However, now a day’s people of different castes and religion stay in this place. So it consists of many temples, Gumbas and Churches as well. People in the village so welcoming and kind. Only, young people speak and understand english language.
Volunteers must be 20 years old minimum.
Extra info about the project
Program types and participation fees:
- Short Term: throughout the year from 2 weeks to 16 week. Starting any time of the year. Price for 1 month (4 weeks) 350 Euro and the extended fees: 50Euro/week
- Long Term: 10 months, starting August 07-08, tot fees 2575 Euro / 6 months starting August 07-08 tot fees 1750 Euro / 5months starting January 02-03 or August 07-08 total fees 1550 Euro
Notes : For the long terms , there are Camps at the Arrival and at the End of the Program : At the Arrival : the Language Classes and Cultural Excursion are included. At the End : 2 days Excursion with night stay out .
For the Short term : Orientation is given at the hostel and next day the volunteer will be taken to the project.
About transportation : We are responsible for Airport pick up and Drop off to Airport only .