I am Arjun Mani Guragain 48, enjoying our life with one son and a wife, working as a director of our NGO as a partial volunteer basis for last One year. Before that, I involved in many organizations to improve the status of children and women in Nepal for more than 22 years. Our NGOs provides limited scholarships for the continuation of school for the marginalized community, otherwise, they could marry in the age of 14-16 due to poverty. The area is a 7-9 hours drive from Kathmandu. The area is called "Mrigaulia" is in Sundar Haraincha Municipality in Morang district.
In my house, there are 2 of our children and I are in Kathmandu's home. My wife is teaching for a master in the Public Health Program at Purbanchal University, near our girl's project(eastern Nepal). She was the one who found this community through her student's survey. She would serve as a local contact person for the volunteer. The area is flat, hot and humid. We have internet service at the Kathmandu office.
They get free basic accommodation at my home for 5 days and they placed in eastern Nepal for teaching or artwork jobs. where they get free accommodation, could join in a local festival, rituals, and off time they could travel local area, city and explore the different ethnic group cultures.
our NGO mainly focuses on improving the education system in eastern Nepal. We request prospective volunteers to contribute either in teaching English for the different class or assist/conduct art/craft class for young children where our sponsor girls study.
If a volunteer is well known for the updating website, creating the organization FaceBook page, assist in proposal writing, develop a network in public health workers also be welcome.
Kathmandu, there is a basic accommodation facility, where u can get , WiFi, black tea, welcoming dinner/lunch with my family wherein the project area if she/he spends little can buy internet package on mobile. simple room with a bed, a chair, a small table. Guest needs to use Asian toilet that family also uses, We will offer regular food (2-3 times) that the family eats, where guest stays, but need to manage own transportation, and other associated costs.
S/he can visit locals city, organic tea garden, sunrise area, temple, visit teachers house, travel with teachers having local travel.
and travel different tourist attractions area even Darjeeling(India) is not far from eastern Nepal.
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