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Work in orphanage, We Volunteer Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal


Organization: We Volunteer Nepal
Contact Name: We Volunteer Nepal
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: Erahity road
Kathmandu, Indiana  44600  
Nepal
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Teaching, Social Services, Orphanage, Mentoring, Food Services, Directly Serving People, Children and Youth Ministry, Babysitting / Childcare / Nursery, Arts and Humanities, Adult Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
6.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
25
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
67
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Volunteering in an orphanage home is one of the best programs in Nepal. Volunteers will work to give orphaned children & infants healthy, secure and constructive lives. Poverty has seriously affected the people in Nepal, and their ability to provide for their children. Thousands of people die from poverty, leaving behind many orphaned children. The situation is even worse in rural villages. Volunteers will be live at the orphanage or live with Nepali host families during the duration of their program.Our host families are extremely gracious and kind.The family provides a friendly place to stay and delicious food. Staying with a host family is a wonderful way to learn about local Nepali culture and lifestyles. Volunteers will be work to better the lives of the children by taking care of their needs.There are no specific requirements for the program. However, helpful qualities are patience, a sense of humor, and a genuine desire to teach and help the children. Volunteers may be required to help in other ways besides simply working with the children. For example, volunteers can help with medical visits, cleaning, reading, gardening, helping the house mother clean and cook, doing repairs, mending clothing, and planning activities for after the children return from school. In addition to being very rewarding, these placements can be physically and emotionally demanding. The volunteer?s role is at the orphanage is to be a big brother or sister to the children . Volunteers can bring along teaching materials such as picture books, instruments, flash cards, arts supplies and songs. It is also useful to have sweets or chocolates to reward the children when they do well in class.
Initially Posted: 03/13/2016
Last Updated: 02/26/2017