Volunteer in Nepal

As a volunteer in Nepal, help youth and adults overcome the destruction and widespread poverty resulting from the 2015 earthquake.  In Kathmandu’s valley – at an altitude lower than Denver – you can contribute your skills towards the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. Teach conversational English, help repair living and learning spaces, provide support and training to marginalized women, and help impoverished children reach their full potential.  Review a standard volunteer work schedule.

FAQs: How to Volunteer in Nepal

  • MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

    If you enjoy physical activity and light labor, you can help local people brighten a classroom, fix a sink or toilet, repair classroom furniture and improve the safety and utility of community facilities.

  • Gender Equality

    Help women who could not complete their education when they were young learn basic classroom subjects. Teach conversational English, science, basic computer skills, nutrition, child development and personal health and hygiene.

  • BUSINESS LESSONS

    Present lectures, seminars, workshops or case studies to students at Shivapuri Business College in the areas of business law, finance, banking, marketing, sales, human resources, manufacturing, retail, money management, and the like.

  • CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH

    In small groups of five students or a classrooms of 30, help Nepali teachers bring basic English skills to impoverished students, and help improve their future education and employment opportunities.

  • Psycho-social Support

    Assist with after-school homework, tutor in English, teach music, dance and crafts and serve as mentor of life-long skills.  Work for an hour or two after school and all day on holidays when schools are not in session. Encourage, guide, stimulate and leave your positive impression on a child.

Program Snapshot:

Volunteer in Nepal

1 or 2 weeks year-round

Tax-deductible Contributions From:
$1,962* – $2,695

* with qualifying discounts.

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Recent Stories from Nepal

Food and Lodging

Your safety when volunteering in Nepal is our highest priority. Team lodging is in a secure, new and comfortable hotel in the Thamel tourist district of Kathmandu. The guest rooms are double-occupancy with private bathrooms, showers, hot and cold running water, wi-fi, LED televisions,  safety deposit boxes and refrigerators. There is also a health and wellness spa at the hotel.

  • Available wi-fi
  • Onsite restaurant
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Single rooms available for an extra fee

The team breakfast is at the hotel.  Lunch is at local restaurants near the service project sites. Dinners are at restaurants near the hotel serving authentic Nepali and Chinese cuisine. Pizza and other Western foods are also offered, but with a Nepali touch. Vegetarian diets can generally be accommodated. Purified or bottled water is provided.

“Nepal is an amazing country filled with amazing people. A warmer and more friendly people you will not find anywhere on the planet.”

“Volunteers can make a significant difference in the arc of Nepal’s children’s lives. What’s more, they’ll fall in love with these beautiful dark-eyed, bright-smiling children. ”

“English is the international language of opportunity.That truth is remarkably relevant in Nepal. “

Be The Change.

Volunteering in Nepal gives you a broad perspective on the resiliency of the human spirit. Through daily assignments, cultural activities and time for personal adventures, you’ll learn about Kathmandu and remain forever invested. Our time-tested and proven philosophy of service ensures your personal efforts help advance local people’s development vision and goals. Long-term community projects enable you, in just a short time, to serve as a critical link in a chain of continuous volunteering in Nepal.

Single Room Fees and Availability