'Unity in diversity' learn Nepalese organic farming, lifestyle, culture, tradition, yoga in lap of mountains

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Nepal

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    06/05/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Namaste,
    Welcome to our beautiful country Nepal surrounded with snow capped mountain.My name is Murari.I am living inbetween norther and southern side which is almost 8 km from the capital of Kathmandu.Our place is free from crowd and good place for peace lover.My home is situated around 28 km far from Tribhuvan international airport(TIA).My palace name is chhugaun.Visitor can get taxi (cab) directly from airport or can take public bus from outside of the airport to Kalanki and change bus from kalanki to chhugaun. Public bus may takes one and half hour to reach to our home.Iam living with my father,mother,wife and have one son and have one 🐕 too.
    Our main source of income is agriculture.We used to grow different types of seasonal vegetable and sell it to the market.We don't used different harmful chemical fertilizer rather we used to make locally available manure by using cowdung,urine and other biodegradable waste from our kitchen.We used to do organic farming.This include tomato,cauliflower,cabbage,peas and beans,maize,chickpeas,pumpkin,cucumber and vegetable in our farm.
    We also have different fruit trees sucha as apple,guavea,banana and have medicinal herbs such as tumeric,cloves,parsley,bay leaves and other different Nepali medicinal herbs which name are not exactly in English.We are totally reliable in agricultural products .Our home is destroyed by earthquake.So, we are preparing new home and some part of our agricultural land arenot in used due to damaged by earthquake where we used to have bigger fruits and other trees.

    There are different historical and hiking site in our area.There are many temples like jal binayak,Aadinath,Bishudevi temple,Jalpadevi, are some temples.Buddhist monastries like jamacho monastry,chilancho monastry,kirti monastry found in our area.
    Visitor can visit during free time .We can guide them in our leisure time.
    We don't have strong rule and regulation.Visitor can work 2 to 3 hrs per day or more as per their will.
    If visitor like to go to hiking around our areas they can go to Nagarjun palace, hattiban,champadevi,bhaleshwor , champadevi,Bhasmasur ,Humane and other places. This place can be done within a day 5 to 6 hrs or just stay night over there and back next day .Visitor can stay there in tent in night.

    Food
    For morning meal time
    Visitor can get a cup of tea in between 6:30 to 7:00 in morning.
    We used to provide rice (bhat),(daal)lentil soup ,vegetable curry (Tarkari) and pickle according to our season available in our farm.This is inbetween 9:00 to 10:00am in the morning.All food are from our own farm.

    For day time food
    In day time in between 1:00 to 2:00pm,we used to provide light food which include tea,bread,bitten rice ,biscuits or sometime we used prepare Nepali food such as 'Puri tarkari', 'malpuwa','kheer' (rice pudding),Sel ,pop corn .

    For evening dinner ,
    It is inbetween 7:30pm to 8:20pm , we used to eat evening dinner.In morning and evening time we used to eat (bhat) rice,daal(lentil soup),vegetable curry (Tarkari),and pickle of sesame,flaxseed,cucumber,raddish and ghundruk pickle in evening.And green salad according to season found in our farm.
    We have solar water for bathing and Western toilet as well.We can provide twenty-four hours wifi facility to the visitor as well.
    We have two room for the volunteer.Both room have two bed so,four people can sleep in our room.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteer can learn about Nepali culture,language, norms and values.They can learn about Nepali organic farming style.Volunteer can go to different places during leisure time .They can go to different world heritage site situated at Kathmandu.Their is community school in our area, volunteer can teach English language and help in their education and can learn Nepali language if you are interested of learning Nepali language.Interested volunteer can learn eastern yoga and pranayan.There is Buddhist monastry near our home, volunteer can go and learn about buddhism as well.During evening time we used to do vajan(sing a song of different God and goddess) so they can also participate and know about our culture.

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteer can help in our farm by cleaning our field,picking weed,digging and sowing seeds.Volunteer can help in spreading compost.They can help in harvesting of crops and vegetable as well.This depend upon season.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Nepali, English,hindi

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Volunteer and we are living in same home & provide same food to the volunteer .We have two private rooms both room have two beds so,four people can easily sleep.We have western toilet next to the room & have twenty -four hrs wifi facility and hot shower.We can share our television with volunteer.

    FOOD
    Morning organic tea,
    Volunteer will get a cup of organic tea in between 6:30 to 7:00 in morning.

    Morning Meal
    We used to provide rice (bhat),(daal)lentil soup ,vegetable curry (Tarkari) ,and pickle according to our season available in our farm.Inbetween half of the month we used to prepared egg curry and end of the month we used to prepared goat /chicken meat .Other animals meat arenot cooked in our home.This is inbetween 9:00 to 10:00am in the morning.

    For day time food
    In day time in between 1:00 to 2:00pm,we used to provide light food which include tea,bread,bitten rice ,biscuits or sometime we used prepare Nepali food such as 'Puri tarkari', 'malpuwa','kheer' (rice pudding),Sel ,pop corn etc.

    For evening dinner ,
    It is inbetween 7:30pm to 8:20pm , Morning and evening time might be somehow similar we used to eat (bhat) rice,daal(lentil soup),vegetable curry (Tarkari) will be changed in morning and evening time,Papad and pickle (achar) of sesame,flaxseed,cucumber,raddish and ghundruk pickle in evening.And green salad according to season found in our farm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    After work in leisure time volunteer can visit different historical monument/temple/monastry like A Monastry,Baudha bhihar,Chilancho. Mahabihar etc .For hiking places -Bhaleshwor,Hattiban,champadevi,Bhardeu and other places.I can teach them about yoga and pranayama too if they are interested.I have motor bike so during free time I can take to different places around Kathmandu.Volunteer can easy get bus to visit around Kathmandu from our farm.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 2-3 hours a day, 5 days a week



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