Exchange language and culture with a family of farmers in Ilam, Eastern Nepal



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  • Description


    Hi, I am mangesh from ilam, nepal.I am a farmer at deumai municipality.The farm is situated in eastern nepal. i live with my family of 5 members. the village is located about 700km from kathmandu and about 1600 m of altitude.
    The popularity of ilam district and our farm is it's natural beauty, beautiful scenery and familiar behavior of people of this place previously, it is commonly known as mangalbare VDC but now it is known as deumai municipality. It is located in the Mechi Zone in eastern nepal.
    Regarding my family,my father and my mother are also farmers. I also have younger brother and sister. They are still studying.
    Almost all the families of my village are engaged in agriculture. They help in each other's work. They are living togather by exchanging ideas to modernise the agriculture and helping each other in difficulties.
    Our place is famous for potato farming,rice farming,zinger farming and many other. You can gain knowledge about agriculture and rural development by spending time with us. You can also visit tourism areas nearby our farm.
    As we have 3 cows ,goats,you can also learn more deeply about can also visit farms nearby our farm to improve your knowledge in many other sectors. The life span of people is going in this way
    Thank you,

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Elderly Companionship
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers will learn different cultural diversity. They can experience different languages and work. They can get knowledge in rural areas and rural development.they can learn much more about agriculture and farming. They can Learn much more about nepal from our farm.Volunteers will be able to increase their knowledge in Nepalese cultures, traditions and many other things which represents nepal in all over world.

  • Help


    Volunteers will help mostly in animal care. They should help in cooking. They should share their knowledge,ideas,experience and many other with us. they willhelp us in gardening, plantation and farming in their capacity. They help us in cutting grass for cows and goats. They should help in farming potatoes, ginger etc

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Nepali: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Regarding the accommodation,you can get shared room for can get double bed rooms. They can give as comfort as in hotels. If you have any problems to share room with other volunteers then you can also get single room.
    Volunteers will have to use Nepalese style toilet rather than another one.

    the internet connection in our farm is currently unavailable but volunteers can use Mobile data for internet connection currently, and in future we will install WIFI connection for better internet speed.
    You can experience tradition food items here. You can also share your experience on cooking.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can visit different places nearby farm commonly known as panitar(tea garden), gufa thumki(lake with beautiful scenes).you can observe sunrise from gufa thumki and Ajambare . The farm member can guide you to visit different places.
    You can visit most beautiful places and learn more about nature.
    Regarding transportation you can get vehicle to travel around but in some places you can also have to walk. In your time off you can visit those places by taking support of farm member.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 441938578135