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Volunteering in Nepal

Thousands of Nepalese have lost their lives and thousands more have suffered injuries and loss of property due to the devastating earthquakes that shook the entire nation on the 25th of April 2015 as well as on the 12th of May. The natural disaster has not only affected the nation’s capital, Kathmandu, but its effects are far more adverse in the rural areas of the country. The Nepalese government has designated 14 districts as the most affected districts. Among the affected, Gorkha is the one where all of our relief efforts will be directed.

The Nepalese people are trying hard, more than ever, to get back on their feet. As such, the voluntary work is Himalayan Glacier’s effort at reaching rural and hard-to-reach areas where many of the poorest and most affected remain.

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Outline Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu
Drive to Gorkha
Return to Kathmandu
Fly back home

You can also volunteer with us for 2 weeks, 3 weeks or a month. The first two and the last two days of all the itineraries will remain the same. However, you will be doing more work when you stay longer.

1 week
2 weeks
3 weeks
4 weeks

Volunteering Activities

  • Distributing tarps to the affected when required
  • Conducting mobile primary health checkups (for health care professionals)
  • Conducting sanitation programs (separate programs for men, women and children)
  • Clearing rubbles and deconstruction of fallen infrastructures
  • Constructing emergency shelters

The given activities may change as per the needs of the affected.

Cost Includes

  • Pick-ups and drops from airport
  • Guesthouse in Kathmandu
  • Home-stay or tented accommodation in Gorkha
  • All local meals in Gorkha (Rice, Lentils, curry & pickle)
  • Drive to and from Gorkha by bus
Additional services will incur additional charges
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Estimated House Damaged

14 Districts

Out of 75 Severely Affected

2.8 million

Estimated People in need of Humanitarian Assistance

8 Million

People in Nepal affected

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