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Stray Dog Rehabilitation- Nepal Review

Hi Lauren, Thank you for your email. I had an amazing time volunteering at the KAT center. I really loved spending time with the animals.  Answers are below.   Highlights of the trip: The highlight of the trip was working at the KAT center. It was so rewarding and I just loved being able to spend time with the dogs …

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Canine Rehabilitation Nepal Review

Hi Lauren! Highlights of the trip:Spending time with the dogs Comments on the team, food and accommodation:The team was amazing! Helpful and understanding always!Food was the best i ever had!!The accommodation was ok (the beds were a bit hard but the house itself and location was perfect) Any improvements to help us be better:Maybe softer Mattresses? Kind regards,Atra STRAY DOG …

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Stray Dog Rehab Program Kathmandu

Highlights: – meeting other volunteers and making life long friends – seeing how appreciative the children were to have volunteers teach them English – the coordinators made me feel so welcomed – the food was amazing!! Especially in India – seeing the Taj Mahal was the biggest highlight of my trip in India   Team, food and accommodation: – the …

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Community Construction Nepal 2018

Highlights of the trip: It was my first time in nepal and i really enjoyed being amongst mountains, experiencing a little of the local culture and making new friends from around the world. Comments on the team, food and accommodation: Everyone was very friendly, food was good and accommodation was clean. Any improvements to help us be better: Maybe more …

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Nepal Kindergarten Review

Hi Lauren,   Highlights of the trip:   – culture of the country – teaching in low socio economic status – greetings from the children and staff   Comments on the team, food and accommodation:  Team – amazing support – always were around to ask questions and help Food – food was amazing; however, as a westerner, would prefer anything …

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Nepal Women Empowerment Review

Highlights of the trip: I would say the highlight was just meeting and working with the women I was teaching English to. Comments on the team, food and accommodation: Team, food and accommodation was good, I loved the Nepali food, always disappointed when we were given Western food, but I understand some people don’t like local cuisine all of the …

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Nepal Kindergarten Volunteering Feedback

Highlights of the trip: Working in the Kindergarten, spending time with the children, a weekend away to Pokhara and cultural week (especially the yoga, trekking and cooking class). Comments on team, food & accommodation: The team were great, very helpful and supportive. I am vegetarian and the food catered to me perfectly, a great variety of traditional Nepalese food! Accommodation …

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Nepal Stray Dog Rehabilitation Review

Hi Lauren! Thank you, I had a great time volunteering in Nepal. Highlights of the trip: – meeting and being able to work with a diverse group of like-minded people from around the globe. The people are what make the experience – being able to both have an amazing travel experience and also be able to give back to the …

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Nepal Physiotherapy Hospital Internship Review

Sorry for the very delayed response! I did have an amazing time on the trip. I actually don’t have any pictures of volunteering (didn’t want to take any for patient confidentiality). The only photos I have are the ones that are already on the fb page. Highlights of the trip:I really enjoyed participating in Culture Week the week before I …

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Everest Base Camp Trek Review

  Highlights of the trip: The Trekking – Our guide was amazing, and it was a really good time to go in February, wasn’t too busy and the weather warmed up during the say, so the cold wasn’t too bad. Comments on the team, food and accommodation: Guide was amazing, Rajesh and the rest of the team were super loving, …

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Get to know your hosts in Nepal!

Background I was born in Eastern Nepal and moved to Kathmandu to complete my Bachelor’s degree in Law and Master’s degree in Political Science.  I also worked as a Senior Language Instructor, Cross-cultural Informant, and Volunteer with Peace Corps Nepal, School for International Training (SIT), Gap Activities Project (GAP), Canadian Crossroads International (CCI), Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), NDI, European Commission …

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Nepal Kindergarten Teaching Review

We had an amazing two week experience at Skylark English School, spending time with kindergarten kids, aged 2 to 6 years old. The atmosphere was cozy since the very beginning: the children were enthusiastic and excited to meet us and were ready to do many things together with us. The mood was really positive and the principal and all the …

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Nepal Earthquake Construction Rebuilding 2017

Hi Lauren, My apologies for the delayed response. I have only just returned today from further travels following Nepal. Highlights of the trip: – Donating the medical supplies that we had purchased with the money that we had fundraised. – Having the opportunity to observe and view surgeries inside the operating theatre – Doing reconstruction in Mate, hiking through the Nepali jungle and experiencing …

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Nepal Medical Internship Team 2017

Highlights of the trip: Earthquake rebuilding was definitely my favourite week, it was so authentic and I felt that I was making a real difference there. The host mother was beautiful and fed us very well. It was nice to get involved with the locals more than I did in Kathmandu as well. The hospital was great I learnt so much …

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Community Volunteering Review Nepal 2015

Rajesh opened his home to myself and a group of other volunteers, made us feel at home and taught us the ways of Nepal. The introduction week I would recommend to anyone, spending the week learning Nepalese and immersing ourselves in the culture and the way of life was the best introduction to any country I have visited. Rajesh was …

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