Volunteer in an Organic Tea Farm in Ilam, Nepal

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Nepal

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  • Description

    Description

    Are you looking for an opportunity to live with a family and work on an Organic Tea farm during your stay in Nepal? Consider spending time with us at our Tea Garden.

    Location: Our organic tea farm is located halfway between the terai plains and Ilam Bazaar. It is around 600km far from the capital city of Nepal.

    Ilam’s rolling hills are lush green with tea gardens. Thick white fogs alternatively descend to veil the gardens and then suddenly vanish.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Ilam — “Queen of Hills”– is one of the richest districts in Nepal in terms of its bio-cultural diversity, natural landscape and flourishing professionalism in agriculture, especially in its cash crops sector. Ilam is also the most famous District of Nepal for the production of tea and well-known for its special brand: Ilam Tea

  • Help

    Help

    Responsibilities: As a volunteer of , you will gain hands-on experience helping the tea farmers and local communities to cultivate and harvest organic tea through sustainable farming methods. Tasks and projects vary depending on the season and current needs. Farm maintenance chores include soil preparation, weed control, starting seedlings, tea plantations, pruning, harvesting, processing and packaging.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent
    Nepali: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation: Volunteers stay at a home with our families. Nepali people are extremely hospitable and volunteers will be well looked after, however the accommodation will be typically Nepali and therefore basic by Western standards. Toilets and showers are usually Nepali style, and the electricity supply in many places can be unreliable. We have lots of previous experience in looking after volunteers. Volunteers are given a simple room with very basic things.

    Meals: Based on Nepalese dining customs, we provide two major meals a day plus two tea and snack breaks. Tea is served around 7 am. Brunch is served around 9 to 10 am and is usually typical Nepali food, dal/bhat (rice, lentils, and vegetables). Tea is served again at around 3 pm with local snacks. Dinner is at around 7 to 8 pm. The food is very simple but also extremely tasty and filling. Vegetables mostly comes from our own gardens. Fresh milk and curd are also provided if available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Let us kindly inform you that all volunteers are kindly requested to contribute to our evolving village farm, by paying $5 dollars(600 rupees) per day per person for your food, accommodation.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hour per day (25 hour in week)

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    This host charges a fee

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    5 dollars per day for food costs.
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    This host has been visited by a member of the Workaway team

    "As a Workaway Ambassador I felt that this place makes you forget about the wild travels you're going through and let's you relax with tea making and cool chats with other volunteers. I personally felt this was professional Workaway Host, an absolute win for the Workaway community and Highly recommended from a Ambassador perspective"

    Ranik (Workaway Ambassador)

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