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December Volunteer Group in Batase

This is a rare moment of reflection. With 3 young children life in Nepal has been very busy over the past 5 weeks. My partner Som and I arrived in Nepal on the 28th of November with our 3 children Tara, Tashi and Ciaran — we were anxious to get …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

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

Declan’s Experiences on the July Trip, 2014 — Part 1

20/6/2014 Despite being the first day of my journey, this day shaped up to be a fascinating experience in itself. It started fairly normal after a sleepless night of tossing and turning. I finally got up around 9 am in the morning and ate breakfast, thinking of what to do …read more

Volunteers Story about Batase Village and Chitwan National Park

4/7/2014 We worked with the kids to understand different verbs and emotions so we would exaggerate like crazy to demonstrate happy (point to smile), sad(wipe away tears), angry (arms crossed). We also did jumping, walking, kicking, punching, waving and other different actions outside in the game. While we were outside …read more

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