Indra Foundation

Village School Teacher

Kathmandu, Nepal show on map

Be a teacher for children in rural areas in Nepal.

Nepal, being a developing country; the government is struggling for strengthening the quality education facilities in Nepal. In that also rural communities are far behind from the access of educational opportunities. Realizing the dire needs of lack of access in education facilities in rural areas of Nepal, Indra foundation initiated this program to address the issues and help the local communities to have better education opportunities available in the villages locally.

About the Program

Volunteer in Nepal School for Teaching Program is a special volunteer program which gives you an opportunity for teaching in rural community schools in Nepal and spreading the brightness of Educational light among the children of rural villages in Nepal! As a volunteer in Nepal schools, your main role will be teaching English / other subjects as per your skills and help children to be inspired for doing something good and great for their communities though the means of proper education / schooling.

In another way, it will give you a true experience of how the education system working in Nepal and gain rewarding experiences by teaching the village school children. More on that, this program will also be a chance for you to enjoy the beautiful rural lifestyle of Nepal staying with typical Nepali host family; living in a village with a limited modern facilities! We can combine this program as a package of authentic volunteer experiences through meaningful travel for contributing educational brightness among Nepal Villages!

During your time at the program, you will be living with a local host family. They will not only provide you with an accommodation, but they will also provide you with food three time a day according to a typical Nepali menu.

If you are interested to volunteer in Nepal Schools and love working with School Children in Nepal; then the "Village School Teacher Program" is the right one for you!

The Location

Volunteering Nepal is your right decision, since Nepal is a perfect combination of Nature, Culture and Adventure; you will not have even a single minute that you feel wasted! Anyone who choose to volunteer in Nepal, they can work for meaningful programs as well as at a same time they can explore the natural beauty of Nepal, experience the exotic Himalayan adventures and enjoy a very warm a welcoming cultures of Nepal where you can meet wonderful people living with Nepali host family!

During your Nepal trip as a volunteer in Nepal, there are many adventure travel opportunities in your weekend or even take some time gap from your program. In order to spend your weekend you can go visiting one of the Asia's Largest and most beautiful tea gardens in Ilam (Eastern Nepal) where you can see the majestic views of carpet like rolling hills covered with teas, or go wild in jungle safari or take a time gap for going to the lap of the Himalayas for Trekking adventures!

So, we welcome and invite everyone from different corners of the world to join Indra Foundation and gain wonderful Volunteering & Travel experiences; enjoying the very safe, reliable and memorable trips of Nepal. Looking forward to see you and welcome you in Nepal very soon!

Typical day

There is no typical working day. Your working time is flexible. But you can expect to work 5-6 days a week about 6-8 hours a day. All the other time is your free time where you can relax, go on some adventures or discover the surroundings.

As a Volunteer in this program, your activities will be:

  • Teaching in Community Schools in Nepal Villages.
  • Inspiring Children for doing something good and great for their Community.
  • Assisting Schools for Admin works, teacher supports and trainings etc. 
  • Supporting Schools for developing creative teaching and learning methodology.
  • Helping to introduce the practice of your education system in Nepal Schools; as a part of sharing your teaching skills and experiences.


Details on Arrival

This program is all year round program, so available throughout the year! We are flexible with dates and duration. 

Free-time activities

Well in the free time, you can have the opportunity to visit nearby villages to experience typical Nepali life. 

You are welcome to go on short hiking trips to experience the wonderful nature of Nepal or simply relax and do some yoga in our beautiful village.

During the weekend you can go short trekking in Mountains, rafting, or on safari etc.

We recommend you visit our most beautiful places like Ilam, Bhedetar, Gufapokhari, Taplejung etc.

Swimming
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Sports
Yoga/Meditation

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) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Teaching and sports
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

Included Services

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Flex Option
Change your reservation at no extra costs
Refund Guarantee
We refund your fees if Indra Foundation cancels your trip
Resolution Support
We cover your back no matter what happens
Our services are free of charge!
All program fees are charged directly by Indra Foundation.

Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Indra Foundation (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
Online preparation course (optional, from $49)
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On-site services

Services by Indra Foundation
  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Food and drink
  • Accommodation
Airport Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport

We will pick up our volunteers from Kathamndu International airport (to and from program site).

Accommodation

Volunteers will be provided with a spacious separate room on single / double occupancy basis. The rooms are very clean, with good peaceful, homely and family environment. Neat and clean Bathrooms are available for sharing. 

Guest Family Guesthouse Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your training period & placement, will be provided according to the Nepali menu. If you have any special dietary requirements or any food suggestions we provided it to you according to your own need... for example for vegetarian we can provide vegetarian foods only! 

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.
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)
$695.00
5 weeks
$805.00
6 weeks
$915.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$1,445.00
Average fees
$147.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Kathmandu/Nepal between 4 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Indra Foundation 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 {project.name} during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
  Asia Southern Asia Nepal  Kathmandu, Jawalkhel 14, Lalitpur

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