Volunteer Nepal - Child Care (Orphanage) Project
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Volunteer Nepal - Child Care (Orphanage) Project

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Nepal: Kathmandu

Program Summary

Contribute to the Orphanage Project run by Friends for Asia. You will be placed in a program where you can make a real difference. Through education and interaction, participants are able to transform the lives of disadvantaged children yearly. Dedication and enthusiasm are a must for the challenging role. For the right person, it is a truly profound experience.

We place our volunteers at a number of children's homes and orphanages throughout the Kathmandu valley. You will live at the home full-time for the duration of the project, truly immersing them in the day-to-day life of a Nepal orphanage.

Volunteering in Nepal - A Day in the Life

The life of a child care volunteer is often a demanding one and it can be "go, go, go" from dusk to dawn. Responsibilities vary from home to home and often involve simply interacting and playing with the kids. Many homes will be empty during school hours, though there will often be sick children to care for. After school hours, the children will need to be fed and ...


  • Childcare & Children
  • Orphans

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families and Couples.

Cost in USD per week

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Program Includes:

Participation in the Children's Home Volunteer Project starts at USD 750 for two weeks. Each additional week is USD 80.

Fee includes: Airport pick up and drop off, accommodation during orientation and entire project time, 2 day orientation, 10 hours of basic Nepalese language lessons, all meals during project placement, 24/7 assistance support.

Fee does not include: Plane tickets, travel insurance, cost of transportation to and from work location and accommodation.

Accommodation Options

  • Independent living

Experience Required



The minimum age requirement for this project is 18. No specific qualifications or experience are needed to participate, this is a role where qualities such as motivation, enthusiasm, patience and kindness come to the fore. Flexibility is also key, as you can never know what each new day will bring. After all, that's what makes this project so special.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application

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