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Why Participate in the Batase Trail Run in January?

Your involvement will be bringing hope and healing to a community that was devastated by the Earthquake. We have organised this event for a few very important reasons: We want to introduce trail running as a sport to the young people of Nepal. These people have been running mountain trails …read more

Yasmine Yu Writes About her Experience as Part of our July 2015 Volunteer Group

Taking part in Take on Nepal’s student volunteer program after the earthquake has been an experience of a lifetime. I jumped on board at the last minute with an urge to help people affected by the devastation and make a real difference to the lives of village children. The local …read more

July Volunteer Group Experience

Soon after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25 killed thousands in Nepal and brought death and destruction to much of my home village, the July volunteer group went into action. Although I lost my brother, my home, and the school and hostel we had built, it was still a …read more

[May 27th] — Latest News From Batase Village

It’s been a month since the earthquake rocked Nepal. A month filled with aftershocks, news stories of tragedies and rescues, and the beginnings of what is sure to be a long process of rebuilding. If you’ve been following the FHC charity on Facebook, you will have seen photos and stories …read more

July Volunteering Group — The Earthquake and What it Means

The images on our TV screens coming out of Nepal are scary. The situation in Kathmandu is visible to the world, and the pictures tell the story of a devastated city and people. What we don’t see are the images from the mountain villages like Batase. We don’t see them …read more

Latest from Shelley — Volunteer Teacher in Batase Village

Hello from Batase! I thought it was about time I let you guys know how I am going. Life in the village has been wonderful the past few weeks, although extremely cold!!! However it’s warming up now which I’m very happy about. Ranjan has been fantastic in making sure that …read more

Tipping in Nepal for Volunteers

This post deals with tipping for volunteers who travel to Nepal with Take on Nepal. The tipping expectations for those trekking with us is different, and I’ll outline those in a later post. Tipping in a foreign country is always a bit of a minefield. Even worse in a third …read more

Maia’s Volunteer Experience — November 2014

It would be impossible to describe my trip to Nepal in a single word, or a single sentence. It was an experience of a lifetime and it has opened my eyes and heart in ways I never thought possible. I was part of Take on Nepal’s November 2014 group, and …read more

Arriving at Kathmandu Airport

Your first view of Nepal will be from the airplane window as you land at Kathmandu airport, and it’s a view not to be missed. It takes in the mountains that surround the Kathmandu valley, the terraces used for farming that cover the hills, small villages and isolated farms, as …read more

Our November 2014 Volunteer Group

The November Volunteer Tour has just ended and it was a great success, due in no small part to the dedication and vibrancy of the volunteers. My early arrival allowed me to meet them at the airport, which I was thankful for. When we arrived at the hotel it was …read more

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