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VINWC20 –15 NEPAL Okhaldhunga KIDS, EDU, SPOR 29/07/2021 10/08/2021

VINWC20 –
15

Sports for
children Okhaldhunga 29 July – 10
Aug 2021

KIDS, EDU,
SPOR 12 6 6 18+

Background/Project: VIN’s Children Development Program not only focuses children’s
education part, it also gives priority to sports. Due to its vast reach, unparalleled popularity
and foundation of positive values, sport is definitely one of the greatest things man has ever
created. It’s also a powerful tool that breaks down all the barriers and helps us feel good
about ourselves, both physically and mentally. Sport is quite beneficial for children: by
playing sports children develop physical skills, exercise, make new friends, have fun, learn
to be a team member, learn about play fair, improve self-esteem, etc.
The enhancement of physical and mental development of children is certainly the most
important contribution of sports, but the list of values your child may learn and acquire
through sports does not end here. Other positive aspects are numerous, which reveals the
true beauty of sport.
No other thing in life gives children such opportunity to develop positive character traits
and to soak up many quality values as sports does.
Similarly, physical activity has an immense impact on not only children’s physical health
and development but on their psychological health as well. Sport more specifically can have
an even greater impact in these areas of growth while improving social skills in the process.
Sport provides children with the perfect outlet to keep them active while having fun and
learning valuable life skills.
There is truth in that sports bring people together. Seize the opportunity and share your love
for sports, or a sport of your liking, with the children of Nepal. Football, volleyball and
cricket are big in Nepal while other sports are only now beginning to take root. As a
volunteer sports coach/teacher you would bring joy among the children.
Objectives:
 To teach or coach any sport to the children and develop the basic skills
 To enable children create friendships, teamwork and benefits for social interaction,
help building positive self- esteem, and increasing feelings of physical and mental

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well-being in children.
Work and activities:
 Teach/coach different sports (football, volleyball, basketball, badminton or any
other) to the children and teachers.
 Organize and conduct interschool sports events (indoor and outdoor) together with
local staffs.
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. On the second day
volunteers will receive a full day orientation at VIN offices in Kathmandu. The placement
orientation will cover cultural tips, survival phrases on Nepali language, health tips,
preparation for project activities and an introduction to VIN. Volunteers will always be guided
by a Nepali camp leader and VIN supervisors will visit them time to time for follow up and
support. Should you have any concerns on the workcamp, you may always call VIN for
immediate help. During or after the workcamp, our staff will take volunteers on a half day
sight-seeing tour a cultural heritage site. On the last day of the workcamp, volunteers will
submit a detailed work report, fill up an exit form and sit with VIN executives for an exit
interview and feedback session.
Location: Tarakeshwor : Tarakeshwor municipality is situated in the outskirts of Kathmandu
District. It is around 10-15 km from main ring road to Balaju, Kathmandu covered with hills,
fields and woods.
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. The volunteers sleep on simple beds / mattress. Please bring
your sleeping bag.
Language: Basic English should be spoken among the participants
Participation Fee: The participation fee is 200 Euros (+30 Euro for transportation), which is
to be paid on arrival 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 and community development projects support
 Local volunteers’ support cost
 VIN T-shirt, and certificate of participation
 24 hours’ emergency support
 VIN admin cost.

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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 will take you to a half day cultural sightseeing. Either before, during
or after your workcamp. VIN also organizes weekends travel tours to Chitwan Jungle Safari,
Pokhara, Nagarkot at an additional cost if you are interested.
(The detail info sheet and acceptance letter will be sent from VIN after we receive your
Complete Volunteer Exchange Form (VEF) from the sending organization)