Volunteer on Construction Projects in Nepal

Company : GVI
Location : Nepal, Pokhara
Duration: 1 week to 4 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 2000 £ Pound (UK)

Travel to Nepal, home to the Himalaya's and support educational objectives through infrastructure development.

Higlights

  • Gain skills needed for a career in social impact 
  • Work on construction and renocations alongside local community members
  • Become fully immersed in a new culture 
  • Have the opportunity to complete optional online courses endorsed by the University of Richmond in the United States 

Initiatives on this program directy contribute to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #3 Economic Health & Wellbeing, #4 Quality Education, #5 Gender Equality, #9 Industry Innovation & Infrastructure. 

As a participant on this program you will work alongside local instituations such as primary schools and community centres to improve the standards of health & safety which in turn improve educational performance of the students. 

Examples of previous improvements include but are not limited to:

  • Adding more desks 
  • Library renovations 
  • Improvement of bathroom facilities 

Some other tasks you may excpect to get involved in is building, painting and construction of furniture. 

No skills are required and all training and guidance is provided in country by local workers. 

This program includes a complimentary Community Development online courses which must be completed in order to obtain a certificate offered in partnership with the University of Richmond in the United States. 

Get in touch with us for more information!

Costs / Benefits

Since we opened our doors in 1998, we have spent over 65% of all funds directly on our projects. It is our mission to support field operations in the long term. Rather than abandon programs that recruit fewer volunteers we strategically invest from our fully staffed sites to help maintain our presence across the globe. The remaining 35% that is not directly invested in our programs covers the cost of volunteer recruitment, the operations of our head office.

Cost for the program by duration:
1 weeks £1,265
2 weeks £1,445
4 weeks £1,845

Requirements

• 18+
• Basic to Intermediate English skills
• Criminal Background Check
• GVI Medical Form
• Good physical fitness

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