Community Development Programme

What You'll Do: 

Volunteer in Nepal! Join our Community Development team and help make an impact by working and teaching in rural community villages in Nepal. Experience a place like no other alongside university students from all over the world!

Nepal has some of the most iconic landscapes and is home to the highest mountains in the world. This beautiful country is located in the Himalayas, and borders on China in the North, and India in the West, East and South. Home to nearly 30 million citizens, sadly 20% of these are living in poverty which rates Nepal as the 5th poorest country in Asia.

Due to over 80% of the population living in rural mountain areas, education and learning resources are harder to come by. Therefore, only 60% percent of adults in Nepal are literate and even fewer 49% percent for women.

Volunteer roles

-English development

A lot of teachers at the schools we work with have little to no English. To add to this, there is a real lack of facilities and equipment, especially in the rural mountain villages. There are also very few times where the students will have the opportunity to speak with a native English speaker. This is where our English Development programme can help change the paths of young school children.

-IT support

Although some school we operate in have IT labs, unfortunately, the teachers have had no training on how to use computers or teach IT lessons. Join the team and help educate the teachers and students how to use computers – no matter how tech savvy you are, there is always ways you can help!

-Sports development

The Sports development aims to introduce new sports to local schools in the community. Selected sports equipment will be provided to the schools.

-School renovation

There is a seriously lack of facilities at the schools we operate at. Work alongside local technicians to help build facilities and improve the schools.

-Agricultural project

We aim to build plastic houses with the support of SAHAS naturalist team. Volunteers can take part in the construction of plastic houses and engage in farming activities.

Remember the Travelteer team will always be here to lend a hand if you need assistance with any of your roles!

You can join the team anytime in summer. We offer placements from 2 weeks to 3 months! You will volunteer for approx. 6 hours a day from Monday to Friday each week – which means you have your evenings and weekends off to spend at the beach or travel!

Check out our Community Development video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtphF2u3hs4

Fundraising
Fundraising threshold is £75 per week you volunteer (max £300). 100% of this money goes to Travelteer Impact, our UK registered charity and then onto the projects in the form of equipment and facilities. Anything over this amount can be reimbursed towards your flights.

Cost breakdowns
Registration fee: £159
This is used to access our services and to cover our UK operation costs. Once you have paid this, you can start your fundraising and look at booking dates with our team.
Living Cost: £24
Accommodation: £10 a night
Food: £8 a day
Local transport: £6 a day

Summary
Volunteering
Supporter
Charitable
Guildford
United Kingdom
2 Weeks Minimum
30 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Communication
Requirements: 
DBS check
Training
In-Person Interview

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