The VCD Nepal organic farming program works with various families and local communities around Kathmandu valley, Chitwan, Pokhara, Dolakha and other rural part of the country to help locals move away from the hand to mouth existence of subsistence farming.
Home stays and cultural exchange programs is a fantastic way to get more out of a trip to Nepal and can be arranged in most areas of Nepal with our 150 Host families. Participants will be placed with a Nepali family in a small rural village or family within the city for the duration of their stay.
This project is based in Chitwan in Torikhet village. Torikhet village, is approximately 153 KM south west of Kathmandu city; which takes around 4 hours by bus. It is very famous for its national park which boasts some of the world’s most varied and unique wildlife, explaining its world heritage status.
In this project you will be teaching and helping Buddhist monks. In The monastery at any given time there around 20 to 40 monks, of which there will be 2 classes, one for seniors and one for junior students. The monks are approximately 6 to 16 years old.
VCD Nepal will provide you with a guide to planning lessons for the students but it encouraged that you compose your own lessons and games for the students to keep them stimulated.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Nepal is a very fun and rewarding way to make a real contribution to some of the local school students and people. Teaching English to the children in Nepal can at times be challenging, but seeing their progression and enthusiasm make the overall experience extremely satisfying.