Located in one of the neighbourhoods of Kathmandu, we founded a English Boarding school in 1995 with only 15 students. Currently, we provide education to almost 150 students between 4 and 14 years old.
No matter where the kids are from, or which status their parents have, everyone should have a chance for receiving good education. The aim is keeping the monthly school fee as low as possible and providing scholarships on the cases that is needed (currently a third of the students are free of charge). The school is also a home for 15 children whose parents are not able to take care of them.
But after everything that has already been achieved, we do not stop dreaming. We want every kid in Nepal to have a chance at a better life. This starts with a good education.
Babysitting and creative play
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
If you've ever wanted to experience the real side of volunteering, making a change on the children's life, trying out Nepali food, staying at a family's house, experiencing a culture shock, exchanging cultures and more then this is the place you wanna go to!
We need volunteers all year round to support teaching different subjects (English, maths, science, informatics), arts (dance, games), sports (football, martial arts, volleyball, cricket) improving the teaching skills of the staff, creating new material, organizing activities, updating our blog, building new facilities, etc.
We offer accommodation and food in our house in exchange for your help. We will provide you a room and a shared bathroom. We also host 15 children whose parents are not able to take care of them.
We cook traditional nepali dishes for you everyday during your stay.
Our home is located next to the school.
We ask volunteers to pay a small sum of 5 US dollars a day to stay here. This cost includes three meals (mostly Dal Bhat and mainly vegetarian) boiled/filtered water, cold shower and WiFi. Please note that the served food is basic, however you are able to stock up on extra items at the local stores and small local eateries a short walk from the house.
We are located in the neighbourhood of Balaju Heights, which is in the western part of Kathmandu near Swayambhunath (the monkey temple), one of the most famous temples in Kathmandu. The airport is in eastern Kathmandu and we recommend taking a taxi from the airport to our house. We can send a driver to pick you up at the airport with a private vehicle for 10 US Dollars. Other volunteers have really enjoyed this option as the Kathmandu airport and streets can be busy and confusing.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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