New Logo for Mountain Volunteer

Posted: Aug 23, 2013   |   From Our Director

Mountain Volunteer Logo

We are in the process of redesigning the logo, web site and overall volunteer program in Nepal. While Mountain Volunteer is a program of The Mountain Fund, it's own real identity and now it will. We've also changed our entire approach to hosting volunteer in Nepal. In order to volunteer in Nepal with us, first thing is you'll need a resume as our program placements are now limited to only the best, most dedicated and sincere volunteers. We've changed to a very simple, straightforward cost model as well that's very clear and easy to understand, no hidden costs, no unexplained, or unexplainable fees. 

PRICING - the price includes total, twenty-four hour a day support from our all-girl staff, a clean room in a modern house ...

Volunteer in Nepal with us. Why you should hire us and not a placement company.

Posted: Aug 12, 2013   |   From Our Director

Executive Director

People ask, and rightly so, why volunteer with Mountain Fund instead of volunteer placement company A,B,C or D?  It's a fair question and deserves a fair answer. 

1) Most volunteer placement companies that advertise on the internet have no real presence in Nepal. That's probably a shock to many volunteers, but it's true. Over the years we've worked with quite a few of these volunteer placement companies. Many of them have never had a single staff person even visit Nepal, and others perhaps had a single person visit one time only. These companies make money by advertising volunteer opportunties in Nepal, not by actually hosting you in Nepal. In fact, they make money by using google adwords and other sources to draw your attention ...

Global Health Internship for Volunteers in Nepal

Posted: Jul 5, 2013   |   From Our Director

We have limited openings for medical volunteers in our new program for volunteering in Nepal which is located at a rural hosptial in the Sindhupalchock District. 

The Mountain Fund supports a  15 bed hospital with pharmacy, lab and x-ray in the community. There are no surgeries taking place here but the hospital does see 40 or more patients on a daily basis for a variety of illness and injuries. You will work with the doctor here, and under his supervision. You will have the opportunity to be involved in treatments as supervised and allowed by the doctor in charge. There's a community house nearby where you'll live and take meals. It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a part of a rural community and engage in front ...

Explore, Learn, Contribute

Posted: Jun 2, 2013   |   From Our Director

Volunteer in Nepal explore

a culture that is thousands of years old

Nepal is rich in culture. It's culture consists of the social customs and traditions. Nepal has a unique culture. The rich cultural heritage of Nepal, has evolved over the centuries. This multi-dimensional cultural heritage encompasses within itself the cultural diversities of various ethnic, tribal, and social groups inhabiting different altitudes, and it manifests in various forms: music and dance; art and craft; folklore and folktales; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; festivals and celebration; foods and drinks.

Nepal's culture dates back to several thousand years, forming a foundation on which subsequent generations have built. To better ...

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