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Playing Soccer in the Himalayan Village

Spent the afternoon playing soccer with the lads of Batase Village on a pitch that must surely have one of the best views of any in the world. These fellas love their football, they play every day from around 3pm until it’s too dark to see the ball, fair to …read more

Tihar Celebration. Nepal Festival of Lights

As I mentioned in my last post, Friday was a very important day for Nepalise people. We could sense the anticipation and excitement as the morning wore on. Just before midday we (myself, Shaun and Shannon – another Aussie who has found herself in Batase and will be coming to …read more

Festival of Nepal

We have arrived in Nepal at a time of an important festival – Tihar, the second biggest festival in Nepal. It represents the divine attachment between humans, gods and animals. Monday was the festival of the Crow Tuesday was for the Dog, Wednesday was for the Cow, yesterday was for …read more

Ethical trekking company

We’re not your average trekking company, for us it is not about profits and numbers. We know that Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, our co-founder Som Tamang was born into a very poor family in Nepal, he knows better than anyone the hardships faced by …read more

Christina Lee writes about her time in Batase village

Take on Nepal. Take on hope. Take on love. Take on passion and determination. These were the unforgettable, irreplaceable and absolutely, breathtakingly beautiful 21 days of my life. During my trek to Batase Village, I asked my beautiful Nepali sister who was carrying an oversized backpack up the countless stairs …read more

Jordan Christodoulou’s Experiences in Batase

I would always tell myself “one day I’ll visit Nepal, one day I’ll volunteer teach”, then ‘one day’ in August I realised I was living my life now and that now is a better day than ever. I found myself googling ‘volunteer teaching’ in Nepal and came across Take on …read more

Teaching and Experiencing Batase Village

Now came the time to practice what I was really excited to do, use my skills as an educator to help Batase village and its school. Before schooling however many activities took place which made every start to the day a memorable one. Such activities were seeing the amazing sunrise …read more

Toby Faulkner’s Experiences Volunteering in Batase (September, 2016)

I could probably fill two pages of this notebook with my story of getting to Nepal. Delays, missed flights, absent luggage and a blocked card made my journey to Kathmandu more frustrating than I had planned for. However, upon arrival the heart-warming smiles of Dinesh and Mane were enough to …read more

Angus McColl’s Experiences Volunteering as a Teacher in Batase Village

1– 15 February 2016 THE TREK IN Our trip to Batase started with a 2-day trek to the village from Kathmandu. Chloe and I were escorted by Phulmaya and Anil along a jungle route through the National Park that hadn’t be done by Take on Nepal before. I enjoyed the …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

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