Dipesh Khadka (second from right) and his family with Global Volunteer George Hayes (third from left). When the nation-wide lock-down was abruptly declared in the early hours of March 24 to combat COVID-19, Dipesh Khadka and his family were caught unprepared. Since then, Dipesh – one of Global Volunteers’ community partners in Nepal – his […]
Community Partner since 2018.
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Two-time Global Volunteer Pastor Debbie Michaels says she journeyed to Nepal “to make the world a better place.” She has some experience with that. With her focus on retreat ministry occupationally, her “com-passion” was evident as a Tanzania volunteer in 2016, and again recently in Kathmandu. Always a seeker, Debbie admits she was uncertain what […]
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Although the caste system is officially banned in Nepal, its legacy and lingering prejudices have greatly damaged women of lower status over decades. The cumulative effects are daunting. Facing institutionalized inequalities that are nearly possible to overcome, women of oppressed ethnic groups often have lived outside village boundaries, and are prevented from walking through the […]
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Retired engineer and Global Volunteers alumnus Greg Enders has been motivated by a lifelong desire to support and help those in need. He first joined Global Volunteers in China in 2008 to teach conversational English in schools. His second service program in Asia came with the opportunity to experience more of the continent’s diverse culture […]
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Twenty enthusiastic volunteers on our inaugural team to Kathmandu, Nepal united with community partners of intention, vision and compassion to establish a steadfast partnership for development. “Global Volunteers’ Philosophy of Service is a bridge for peace and justice, so it’s paramount that we be aware of our actions as we interact with individuals – especially […]
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The Holi festival, known as “Phagu Purnima” in Nepali, is named after the mythical demoness Holika, and is one of the most anticipated annual celebrations in Nepal. A three-day festival of color and joy, Holi is observed on the full moon day, which falls either late February or early March. If you’re fortunate enough to serve […]
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Global Volunteers’ Team One shares their reflections on their first week of work on our inaugural Nepal service program in Kathmandu! Saturday – Nepal Arrival Throughout the day, the team assembled, some coming from a trek out of Pokhara, some after long flights from the USA, and others having arrived early, from other parts of […]
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Volunteering abroad doesn’t have to be all work! With Global Volunteers programs, ample time on evenings and weekends are available to enjoy the cultural, educational and natural attractions in our partner communities. The free-time activities in Nepal are varied and numerous. These opportunities to explore sites near Kathmandu and in the northern regions are recommended […]
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Online travel guides are brimming with opportunities to tour Nepal – recognizing the country’s popularity as a top travel destination. Adored by hikers, climbers and mountaineers, the northern section of the country features the Nepalese Himalayas – with eight of the ten highest mountains in the world. The tropical south features expansive jungle territory, and […]
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Volunteering gives you the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself, find purpose, and use your civic responsibility for the greater good. On a Global Volunteers service program, you can provide hands on help to communities in need around the world. Without the help of volunteers, our partner communities would struggle to […]