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VINLMTV24-05-B NEPAL KATHMANDUNEPAL... ENVI 01/01/2024 31/12/2024

AGROFORESTRY | VINLMTV24-05-B | 2024-01-01 - 2024-12-31 | ENVI | Age: 18 - 80

Participate in a project which aims toreduce Nepal s dependence on the moredemanding and less profitable traditionalterrace farming in exchange for agroforestry farming. This is a form of landcultivation where crops are grown amongtrees. It provides a greater biodiversity andgreater harvests. This is your chance to helpease traditional subsistence farmers ontonew methods which greatly improves thequality of their lives. Youwill be placed in theproject living quarters

Work: Work under skilled Nepali farmers instructions, cultivating land and engaging in agroforestry.- Help maintain the living quarters and surroundings.- Carry out research activities.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers stay with the host family/hostel identified by VIN. The living conditions at the host family/ hostel are simple and basic. Male and female volunteers will share the same living area but have separate sleeping rooms. The volunteers sleep on simple beds/mattresses. Please bring your sleeping bag. The food will be provided in Nepali standard i.e. dal Bhat (rice, lentil soup, vegetables, pickle, eggs).

Location: KATHMANDUNEPAL

Location and Leisure: VIN works in three different districts Kathmandu, Nuwakot, and Okhaldhunga are the three districts where VIN works. If you arrive early or wish to stay in Nepal after your volunteer period, VIN offers weekend travel tours to Chitwan Jungle Safari, Pokhara, and Nagarkot at reasonable prices.

Airport: KTM

Train/Bus station: Pahiko road, Khusibu, Nayabazaar, NEP

Requirements: Application for Placement Booking Volunteers must apply to our partner organizations in their own country. - Attach your updated resume / curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee contact details (referees can be for your work/university/family); - Await confirmation from VIN for acceptance; - If you wish to work for more than one placement, then you are required to pay euro80 extra to cover our added logistical work. If you choose different placement out of Kathmandu Valley: Okhaldhunga (250KM) will cost 200; Sindhuli (150KM) 150; and Nuwakot (35KM) will cost 50 extra for a return reserved Jeep transportation - VIN Volunteer / Internship project induction starts on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. The induction period is considered part of your project period. If you wish to come in between for a short period, you will receive a basic orientation before the placement. Please arrive one day prior to the project induction date. Registration All the registration formalities will be completed in the first three days during the induction period. This will consist of understanding and signing a contract and paying the project fee. Please note that the entire project fee will be collected during the induction days. You will have to produce a photocopy of your passport and of your visa as well as a pass- port photo. VIN will issue a volunteer identity card for you.

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.

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 550 EUR

Fee for four weeks volunteering is 550 Euro, then 85 Euro for each extra week. Placements out of Kathmandu Valley cost extra depending on travel distance.