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Nepal Friendship Society

English Teaching Community Service

Chitwan, Nepal

Do you ever get a feeling that you have a special purpose on this Earth? In fact, if you had a chance, you would surely save the world. Here’s your opportunity to start.

We need a small team comprised of 3-5 English speaking members each pairing with Nepal Friendship Society members, who will teach English to underprivileged children. The children often can't afford any private education and are also lonely and not properly taken care of by their parents, so the Nepal Friendship Society learning center provides a certain protection to them after the school hours.

Program Objectives

The program objectives are met through each child's individual educational plan. These plans are based on a series of learning objectives. The learning objectives include all areas of normal development from seven to ten years of age as:

  • Betterment of community through Education.
  • Support for poor/deprived/Marginalized student Education.
  • Basic Skills 
  • Pre-Academic Skills 
  • Academic Readiness

Volunteering with Nepal Friendship Society gives you the opportunity to learn a lot about the Nepalese way of live. You will live a true cultural experience as you are living in direct contact with the local people. Your time and contribution can make a big difference in our community, so don't miss the opportunity to volunteer with us!

Is there anything I can bring with me that would be useful to your organization?
We would be very grateful for educational books (grammar, science, etc.), illustrated books, English novels and children's books. Also very much appreciated are donations of clothes, art supplies, and stationery.

What should I bring for my host family?
The Nepali people are very friendly, and giving gifts to the volunteer on the day of their departure is very common. If you would like to bring gifts for your family, below are some suggestions: 

  • A small photo album with pictures of you and your family/friends from home
  • Posters, stickers or magazine pictures from your country
  • Children's books
  • T-shirts from your country
  • Flags

What Should I bring for myself?
This will vary depending on what non-information activities you want to participate in (trekking, white water rafting, etc.) and how much you need to be comfortable during your placement. With the exception of medicine, first-aid-kit and high-tech trekking gear, you can buy everything that you would need for your placement in Chitwan (likely cheaper than in your home country). Here are a few suggestions:

  • sleeping bag
  • hiking boots
  • fleece jacket (during winter months) 
  • light-weight cotton clothing 
  • waterproof jacket 
  • mosquito repellent
  • sun cream
  • water purification tablets and/or good quality water purifier
  • first aid kit 
  • flashlight (torch light) 
  • books about your country
  • photos of your family/ friends/ home

Typical day


Details on Arrival

Any time of the year. We are very flexible in starting your placement any time you arrive.

Free-time activities

In the free time you have the opportunity to travel around and see new places. Chitwan is famous for its jungle safari. NFS offers some beautiful place visits like 20 thousand lake, the holy place devghat etc.


You have the chance to see and join different sports in local places of Nepal.

Safari/Zoo
Sports

Program Requirements

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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
English, Maths, Science at A Level. level
Required Documents
CV with Motivation Letter.
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Previous volunteer and teaching experiences are of advantage. If you haven´t had any experiences but you are willing to work as a volunteer, it is the best chance for you to learn.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 13:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Any questions? Just ask. We at Nepal Friendship Society are happy to help you.

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All program fees are charged directly by Nepal Friendship Society.
Services by Nepal Friendship Society
  • Project donation
  • Airport pick-up
  • Accommodation in a host family
  • 3 meals a day
Airport Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport
You will be met outside the airport terminal by an NFS Nepal representative holding a placard with your name on it who will then escort you to the guest house/ hotel and plan for travel NFS office location at Chitwan. The journey to Chitwan is 5 hours by tourist bus.
Accommodation

Very simple accommodation provided , you will live with a host family.
Non- attached bathroom.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

You will have food 3 times a day:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • and Dinner

Internet Access
Limited 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.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$205.00
8 weeks
$411.00
16 weeks
$823.00
24 weeks (max. stay)
$1,235.00
Average fees
$51.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Chitwan/Nepal between 4 weeks and 24 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Nepal Friendship Society will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Nepal.
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 Nepal Friendship Society during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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