Home stays and cultural exchange programmers can be arranged in most areas of Nepal with our lots host families. Participants will be placed with a Nepali family in a small rural village for the duration of their stay. This provides the volunteers with an excellent opportunity to learn about all aspects of Nepali culture, lifestyle, language, food and people. Volunteers should remember that this is a cultural exchange and that an effort to offer some knowledge of their own home culture and customs to the family with whom they stay is appreciated. During their stay, volunteers will attend 2 hours of language lessons in the morning and in the afternoon. They will also have the opportunity to visit and help out at the local school. Home stay programmers are best organized from August to November which is the time when most large local festivals take place. This makes for an overall more exciting experience for the volunteer. Nepali culture is distinctively friendly and open and participants are made to feel as though they are part of the family.Volunteer teach resource center before or after school, and the volunteer can also teach at the school during the day. FUN-Nepal local coordinator will be on hand to help volunteers.
Skills required:Good English (but not of very high standard). If volunteer have qualification and experience in related field then it would be plus point. But the main thing is s/he should be interested to serve people heartily, devoted to protect environment. Volunteers must observe the rules and regulations of the society and be respectful as well as polite to the teachers of school and local people as well.
Age range: 18 and over.
Start Dates: Flexible i.e. the minimum time for the program is 2 weeks and the maximum length of stay is 5 months.
Accommodations: – Volunteers will have to stay at Nepali home with traditional Nepali families (host family). The accommodation is typically Nepali and based by Western standards, often with traditional Nepali toilets and showers.
Food: – Volunteers are provided with 3 meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). Breakfast at around 7 am which consists of a cup of tea and bread/cookies. There after lunch is served at 9:00 to 9:30 am and is usually dal/bhat (rice, lentils, and vegetables). Dinner is at 6:30 to 7:00pm and is once more Dal/Bhat.
Suggestion: Volunteers can bring along teaching materials such as picture books, grammar book, dictionary, instruments, flash cards, art supplies, toy games and songs, globe, map, country flag or anything volunteer wants to bring.
Terminal: Kathmandu, Nepal-Tribhuvan International Airport.
Project Location: Tropical village not far from large town with all basic facilities.(Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara -If needed we can arrange placement all over Nepal)
In Country Support: 24-hour support provided by our local staff. You will be provided with the contact details of the local coordinator and staff that will be contactable 24 hrs. A day once you are in country.
Program Cost: Get in details
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