Volunteer in Nepal (Eastern Region) September 2019

Date: 21 - 30 Sept. 2019

Cost: £1775 (click for breakdown)

Project: home construction

Based in the Eastern region of Nepal, you’ll join a group of diverse volunteers in helping families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

Make Your Impact

This is your unique opportunity to help families build their homes by raising vital funds and directly contributing to our work on the ground. Your days on the construction site, building side by side with the community, will make a real difference for families who need of a safe place to call home.

Join a team of volunteers who share your passion for travel with a purpose and see what you can achieve.

Why build in Nepal?

We build in Nepal because vulnerable families deserve substantial housing. We build real homes, which have the power to improve health and education, create strong communities and safety for vulnerable people, allowing them to thrive and not just survive.

You’ll work alongside future homeowners as they build strength, stability and self-reliance through disaster resilient shelter.

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Be A Part of Something Bigger

Volunteers are at the heart of Habitat for Humanity’s mission to create a world where everyone has a place to call home.

Our volunteers are dedicated, caring individuals who embrace opportunities to make new friends, explore new places, and change the lives of others – and themselves – for the better. Become a part of our global community and the heartbeat of change.

Julia Kendall
Now they’ve got this light, bright, shiny new house. It will entirely change their status within the community. Julia Kendell, Volunteer

Itinerary

  • 21 Sept.: Arrival in Kathmandu, meeting the team, and welcome dinner
  • 22 Sept.: Travel to Build site
  • 23 – 27 Sept.: Build on site
  • 28 Sept.: Cultural activities and Farewell Ceremony
  • 29 Sept.: Free time and travel back to Kathmandu
  • 30 Sept.: Depart for UK or onward travel

Accommodation

You will stay at a hotel near the construction site (this allows us to boost local jobs too!) Everyone will stay in twin rooms, sharing it with another team member.All the meals are included. Typically breakfast is at the hotel, lunch is on-site or nearby, and dinner is at the hotel or a nearby restaurant.

Travel

Flights are not included in the trip cost, you need to organise them yourself.You can arrange to travel with other team members if you wish to - we let everyone organise their flights according to their own preferences. We can meet you at the airport or hotel.

Medical

We are not medical professionals, so before you travel please consult your GP or a travel clinic about the risks associated with your destination and what jabs you will need. The Fit for Travel website is a great starting point for identifying common risks such as malaria, zika, and other diseases.

Friends & Family

Yes - you can come with a friend or as a group - the more the merrier! You must be aged 18 to take part in the build on your own. If you are aged 16 or 17 you can sign up but, you must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Insurance

Volunteers are at the heart of Habitat for Humanity’s mission to create a world where everyone has a place to call home. Our volunteers are dedicated, caring individuals who embrace opportunities to make new friends, explore new places, and change the lives of others – and themselves – for the better. Become a part of our global community and the heartbeat of change.

Meet the team

Manuela Campbell - GB Head of Strategy and Operations

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Jemma Reid - GB Volunteering Coordinator

Kirsty Abbott - Trip Team Leader

Begin your adventure

Are you ready to sign up? Have you spoken to the Team Leader and reviewed our Terms and Conditions (PDF) and Payment Policy (PDF)?

To begin your adventure, create your fundraising page. In just minutes, you can build and customise your page, then start sharing the link with your friends, family, and colleagues. Be sure to register for the build before creating your fundraising page.

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