Named "Great Nonprofit" three years in a row.

Posted: Aug 26, 2015   |  

Great Nonprofits 2015

For three years in a row we've been honored as a top-rate nonprofit by If you are looking for the best volunteer opportunity in Nepal, take a moment to read our reviews and find out for yourself why we are a top-rated nonprofit.

Volunteers Help Post-EarthQauke

Posted: Jun 12, 2015   |   From Our Director

rebuilding in Nepal


Mountain Volunteer is open and working in Nepal following the earthquakes. We are working both in Kathmandu and in the village. Following the quake our volunteers at Her Farm went to work right away to help our neighbors knock down broken walls and clean up from the quake. The rainy season is now upon us and we needs hands at the farm to help plant rice and to teach children. We are working to help villagers clean up and rebuild homes after the quake. More than 250+ homes in our area are damaged or destroyed. We are working to repair schools as well. For the full story on what Mountian Fund has been doing since the earthquakes go here. 

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2014 Year in Review

Posted: Dec 31, 2014   |   From Our Director

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We've just published our 2014 Year in Review on Issuu. Please give it a look and thanks for all your support and help in 2014, it's made a huge difference in the lives of many young women and children i in Nepal.

Please click on "read more" for the link to our year in review. 


How to be the best volunteer in Nepal ever.

Posted: Oct 9, 2014   |   From Our Director

The best volunteers are Being, not Doing. Not long ago a volunteer posted on a blog about a conversation with the local school principal. In that conversation she asked what the principal thought about volunteers at the school. He replied that he was not sure since he'd never been outside of Nepal and couldn't know what changes would look like, what our life looked like. It's an important point.

We go to volunteer thinking we want to DO something. The people we wish to help may have no idea what we are talking about or thinking about, they have no frame of reference for understanding. It first takes building friendship and trust and that comes from Being, not from Doing.

How volunteers interact with villagers, how we speak ...

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