Powering the Public schools

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Coordinator | Nabraj
Coordinator | Nabraj
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You will Teach to the Students who are from marginal community in Kathmandu
Your volunteering will take place in Public schools who have less infrastructure compare to f Private Boarding schools
A golden chance to visit Temple and Monastery, visit Café and Library , do hiking and learn more about the Kathmandu valley in Weekend time.
Stay in Kathmandu with a Local Family and share the local foods for a life long experience
gives you an opportunity to combine your volunteering with Yoga , sightseeing , learning language , cooking classes, Thangka Painting and more
Teach to the students who cant afford to study in expensive private run boarding schools of course in Kathmandu . This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

The number of students going to  Private schools is decreasing in many country of the world  but its exactly opposite  in Nepal.   Because in Nepal  parents first choice are private schools rather then government . the simply reasons are government schools lack the infrastructure and quality that private offers . 

but Our Volunteering program  titled  Teaching in Kathmandu at Public Schools gives  our volunteer an opportunity to stay in Kathmandu the capital of Nepal and Teach in the publicly funded  government schools of Kathmandu .  Teaching in Public schools will support the students those who cant afford to be in private schools especially due to the financial reasons  of their parents .
The program takes place in the Kathmandu valley and Staying in Kathmandu is a huge relief compare to the other parts of the county  from level of safety , comfort and many things available to make your stay a place to learn and  make fun. you have a multi things to cover your leisure time of weekend at the same time.
Teaching in public schools compare to privately run boarding schools is a big contribution  to the society  and for example you will teach in the schools like Gyanodaya Higher Secondary School which are the leading government school in Kathmandu  and trying their best to compete with the top private schools of valley .
a foreigner arrival and presence in public schools will definitely develops more confidence on students and they can take benefit of native speaker. 
Volunteer can teach any subject including sport and computer  Teaching  English is more given value. volunteers stay will be in family home stay while volunteering to make an experience as unique as remaining in country side. 
volunteers will have opportunity to develop a friendship with the teachers students , locals, and more peoples of community at the same time and learn the uniquely Nepalese style of life and culture 

Typical day

Volunteers will wake up in the morning followed by Big Breakfast  before they proceed to school at 9:30 am  in home stay 

Volunteer can Teach   a single period or many as per their interest and experience. normally 4-5 periods are usually recommended  ( a single period will be 45 minutes in general)
Volunteers can choose the Grade they want to teach as per their  qualification and background .
a small snacks will be served in school followed by multiple tea / coffee  break
in the afternoon after returning to home stay volunteer will have an opportunity to make a side walk to Shyambunath Temple and the day ends with a dinner prepared by the local family . 

Free-time activities

Since Kathmandu Valley is the center of Nepal art and culture from thousand of years you will have a lot of things to do in off time including sightseeing to temples and monastery , visit library, hiking in the hills , travel to Nagarkot , join cooking classes , learn the dance , yoga and meditations , visit beautiful café and go to Thamel for shopping / night life etc. and many more .

Water Sports


In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
English , Social , science, Math's etc at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Volunteers with other skills like computer knowledge , sport, painting cooking , etc are more appreciated.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 10:00 - 16:00

What's Included

Services by Good Karma Foundation Nepal

 Airport pick up 

Home stay / tourist standard accommodations 
2-3 Times food each day
walking tour / orientation 
organization service charges 
support and take care 

Airport Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport

Our Team will pick up you in Tribhuvan intl airport Kathmandu and transfer to our home stay which is included in the offer


 You will be provided the single accommodation and while there are more volunteers in busy times it will be sharing but private bathrooms.  

Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Daily 2-3 Times Food are provided to volunteers with tea / coffee as per their request 

other beverages like coca cola , juice , hard drinks , beer are private .

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu. We assist you to find cheap flights to Nepal.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Nepal provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

This Program is available any time of the year and one can come any time of the months. you will Land in Tribhuwan international airport which is only airport in Kathmandu where our team from Good Karma Foundation will make your transfer to home stay and give you the orientation on how to start . a day tour by walking will open your door to Kathmandu with our great tea member. 

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks
9 weeks
12 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$127 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Good Karma Foundation Nepal will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Good Karma Foundation Nepal during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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