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Posted: Jun 2, 2013   |   From Our Director

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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 ...

Mirror in the Sky, a must see video for volunteers

Posted: Feb 23, 2013   |   From Our Director

This movie should be on the must see list for anyone looking to volunteer in Nepal. While it is a few years old, there's much to be learned from it. http://youtu.be/aYAQhBz9uFs

Rural Nepal Experience now included with all placements.

Posted: Aug 13, 2012   |   From Our Director

Because gaining a deeper understanding of the culture and life in Nepal, is such an enriching and rewarding part of any volunteer experience, Mountain Volunteer now includes a 3 day 2 night Rural Experience trip where you will be deeply immersed in the real Nepal and its culture, foods and friendships. You'll stay with a host family on a working farm in the Dhading District of Nepal, about 2 hours outside of Kathmandu. For a look at what your time will be like, watch this short video http://youtu.be/mnlELmO04B4

NEW and EXPANDED Nepal Volunteer Opportunities

Posted: Jun 3, 2012   |   From Our Director

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We've just added two new volunteer programs in Nepal and greatly expanded our rural placements.

Based on demand from many NGO's in Nepal we've added a program entitled "NGO Administrative and Grant Assistance." A lot of good NGO's simply cannot tell their story to the western donor community because they don't know the English language or understand western sensibilities and context. Your role, as a volunteer, will be to work with NGO's and edit, proofread and format reseach reports, donor reports, proposals and other correspondence in English. 

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