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VINWC20-18 NEPAL Sindhuli KIDS, EDU, MANU 11/08/2020 22/08/2020

 

VINWC20-18 Working with

Deaf children Sindhuli 11 – 22 Aug
2020

KIDS, EDU,
MANU 12 6 6 18+

Background/Project: Working with Deaf Children project aims to support and help deaf
children through educational and other activities. VIN works in partnership with Shree
Navajyoti Deaf Basic School which lies at Kamalamai Municipality-6 at Jasedamar village
in Sindhuli District. It was established in 2062 B.S (2006 AD). It is 1.8 km east from
Sindhuli Madi Bazar. Sindhuli Madi Bazar is around 121 km south-east from the capital,
Kathmandu. This school is the one and only deaf special school in whole Janakpur zone,
where students from 8 neighbouring districts (Dhanusha, Sarlahi, Mahottari, Siraha,
Ramechhap, Okhaldhunga, Khotang and Udaypur) studies. We have total 88 students,
classes running from pre-primary to Grade 8. It also has computer classes running from
grade 6 to 8.
Total numbers of students present at school. (Also stays at deaf school hostel)
S.no. Girls Boys Total Ethnic Dalit Brahmin/Chhetris
1. 43 45 88 66 9 13

Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) Website: www.volunteersinitiativenepal.org Ph.: +977- 1- 4362560
Page | 33 Post Box # 19877 Email: info@volunteeringnepal.org, vinnepal@gmail.com,
Total number of teacher and staff at school and hostel.
S.no. Teacher Pre-primary
staffs

Cooking
Staff

Hostel
Warden

School
Assistant
1. 7 2 3 1 1

Objectives:
 To conduct various educational, fun and creative activities for the development of
deaf children.
 To create child friendly learning environment at school through art work, painting,
cleaning, construction etc.
Work: Conduction of session on experience sharing, creative writing, personal health and
hygiene etc. Teach Basic English and Mathematics, or organize some sports, fun activities
etc. Assist teachers in the class. Renovating, Painting and Decoration of classrooms with
locally available materials. Maintenance of ground, compound and develop garden. Good
opportunity of teaching or learning sign language.
Location:
It is in Sindhuli District. It is 1.8 km east from Sindhuli Madi Bazar. Sindhuli Madi Bazar
is around 134 km south-east from the capital, Kathmandu.
Placement Support Process: The first day is arrival day and each volunteer is greeted and
received by VIN local staff at the airport and taken to VIN hostel / hotel. The second day
volunteers will receive a full day orientation at VIN office in Kathmandu. The placement
orientation will cover, cultural tips, survival phrases on Nepali language, health tips, and
project activities preparation and about VIN.
You need to travel to the working place by bus or jeep. It takes 6-7 hrs. from Kathmandu.
You will be always guided by a Nepali camp leader or local teacher and VIN supervisors
will be in regular contact for follow up support. Should you have any concerns on the work
camp, you may always call us for immediate help. During or after the work camp, our staff
will take you a half day sight-seeing to cultural heritage sites. On the last day of the work
camp, you will submit a detailed work report, fill up an exit form and sit with VIN executives
for exit interview and feedback session.
Accommodation: The volunteers will stay with the host family/hostel identified by VIN.
The living facilities are simple and basic. Male and female Volunteers will share the same
living area with separate rooms. There will be 3-5 persons in one room. Volunteers are
required to sleep on the simple beds. Please bring your sleeping bag.

Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) Website: www.volunteersinitiativenepal.org Ph.: +977- 1- 4362560
Page | 34 Post Box # 19877 Email: info@volunteeringnepal.org, vinnepal@gmail.com,
Language/skills: Basic English should be spoken among participants. Those who have
skills of sign language will carry on the project easily.
Participation Fee: The participation fee 200 Euros (+50 Euro for transportation), which is
to be paid on your arrivals at VIN Office.
The Participation Fee Covers:
 Food and Accommodation: Nepali Standard at a local host family – 3 meals a day
 Transportation: Airport pick up and pick up and drop to the working community site
 Materials for the work-camp, community development projects support
 Local volunteer support cost
 VIN T-shirt and certificate of participation
 24 hours’ emergency support
 VIN admin cost,
What’s excluded?
Airfare, VISA, travel medical insurance, return airport transfer, entrance fees on the world
heritage sights, Personal travel and weekend activities expenses etc.
Meeting point: VIN staff will pick each volunteer from the airport. The volunteers are
requested to send their flight details to VIN on time so that we can send our staff with your
name card and VIN’s Logo.
If you want to come earlier and explore the country more, you may find pre-paid taxi at the
airport or VIN may help you on that.
Airport : Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
Leisure Activities: VIN also organize weekends travel tours like Chitwan Jungle Safari,
Pokhara, Nagarkot on extra costs if you are interested.
(The detail info sheet and acceptance letter will be sent from VIN after we receive your
Complete Volunteer Exchange Form from the sending organization)