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FFN-30 NEPAL Lamjung, Nepal EDU/MANU 16/03/2019 29/03/2019

Code: FFN-30

Dates: 16-29-3- 2019

Name: Lamjung Education/physical


Project location Dordi Gau Palika word no-1 Sirubari lamjung Nepal

Background Information about the project and work.

Siru Bari in the Lamjung district about 200 km west of the capital, Kathmandu. It is small village embedded in beautiful hills. During the monsoon, when the ground is soft, the school is often affected by land- and mudslides and by domestic cattle entering the area around the school. We therefore have two tasks:

1. To build a fence around the school to protect against these issues.
2. To dig out and to construct a playing field for the children and an area for the community to hold gatherings.

It rains in July and August but only for a couple of hours a day. During this we don’t work outside. But to maximize our effort, we do educational activities when the rain prevents us from doing outdoor work. Our volunteers can therefore teach English, Math, Sports and/or Music at the local school. We also encourage you to interact with the kids and to organize a cultural exchange program.


The volunteers will stay with a local family. Each family can host up to three volunteers. You will experience their huge hospitality, friendliness and generosity and it is easily noticeable that they truly enjoy having people staying with them. They are proud of their culture and this will give you a good insight into Nepali life. Please bring your own sleeping bag and mattress. A (cold) shower will be available at the camp house, but not to the standard of your respective country. You will be served Dhal Bhat (a soup of lentil or beans with boiled rice) and Tarkari (cooked vegetables) by your host family.

All vegetables are grown by themselves. This is the staple diet of the
Nepalese and most Nepalese people eat it every day. We all take part in the daily routines, so the volunteers will help to prepare meals in turn.

Meeting condition

The first meeting will be arranged at the airport where the volunteer will be
received by the local staff. We are going to pick up the volunteers according to their arrival information. For your stay in Kathmandu we recommend you to stay at Cascade Hotel in Lazimpat kathmandu Nepal. The room is available single bed room 10€ per night. Double bed 20 € and triple bed 30€. If you like to stay more and comfortable hotel you also book by yourself as well. From Kathmandu we will arrange a bus to the project side. Note : Arriving date, time and flight number should be given to us at least one week before your arrival, because we have to manage the hotel and transportation Cost of the Airport pick up day time : 9AM to 9:00 PM :1000 NRS night time Airport pick up service :2000 NRS (double charge).

What to Bring

Souvenirs for the children from your home countries, seasonal clothing, a
sleeping bag, working gloves, trekking shoes, a mosquito net, mosquito repellant, music, reading material, photographs of your home country. Qualifications needed Beyond at least basic English skills and your best motivation, there are no special qualifications needed.

Personal Benefits

 Work with children, women and local community people

 Develop construction, presentation, communication and many other skills.


225 EURO to be paid during the orientation day in Kathmandu.

 Transportation to the work camp by local bus
 Board and lodge with an inside view into the life of real Nepalese

Not including Health insurance, beer, coca cola, snacks, mineral water and emergency medicine etc. Minimum Age 18+

Special notes

Nepalese people are very sensitive, so you are not allowed to have sex in our work camp. No drugs or marijuana either. Otherwise you will be asked to leave the camp without excuse. Try to be respectful to each other.

Awards We will give the volunteers a participation certificate.

Leisure activities

Saturday is your day off work and we encourage you to explore the local area on this day. We highly recommend a walk to village, Bharte, on the top of the mountain. Here you can see the great views of the valley and the whole Annapurna mountain range while getting some exercise. Once you finish your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to explore some of the wonders of Nepal. We suggest: jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park (about 120km from Siru Bari.

You can get direct bus from Bhote Odar) Trekking in Annapurna Region. The trek starts from Besisahar and can be reached in 30 minutes from Bhote Odar. The FFN will help you arrange all the different activities according to your request.