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Environmental Conservation Project


Want to get outside the city life combining your travel with giving back and helping make the world a better place? Conservation of environment through FDIP programs can be an opportunity you are looking for.

Global warming and environmental degradation is serious issue in both developing and underdeveloped countries. In Nepal environment is degraded and natural resources are depleted because of illiteracy and lack of alternative resources. In such scenarios volunteers can play their vital role in spreading environmental awareness and also can participate in natural resource conservation programs.

Being a Volunteer FDIP you can bring some change by implementing environmental friendly initiatives in Nepal. It can be coordinating environment conservation awareness programs, participating in implantation, water/soil/air protection campaigns. Energy crisis is also a big issue in Nepal and people are not aware of the alternative energy sources like solar energy, bio gas and wind energy, as a volunteer of environmental issue, you will inspire people to think about these alternate resources. You will be helping with pollution reduction and sewage management programs. You will be encouraging people to save energy, use environmental friendly products, use the technique of Recycling & Reusing the Products.

Fees

Registration fee US$ 175

Program fee

1 week US$300
2 weeks US$400
3 weeks US$500
4 weeks US$600
5 weeks US$700
6 weeks US$800
7 weeks US$900
8 weeks US$1,000
9 weeks US$1,100
10 weeks US$1,200
11 weeks US$1,300
12 weeks US$1,400

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* Fees for the group volunteering will be decided by our project officer depending on the size and nature of group.

  • Registration fee include
  • Volunteer FDIP staff support
  • Communication,marketing and web cost of FDIP
  • Arrangement of host family or placement.
  • Program fee include
  • Airport pickup
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
  • Program fee exclude
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Skills and Qualifications to Volunteer

No specific skill or qualification is required for this project. Applicant are appreciated if they are familiar or interested in environmental issues.

Orientation

2 days long orientation is held by our local staffs in Kathmandu. Volunteers are introduced to basic Nepali language and greets, meanwhile they are also informed about the custom, ritual, safety, travel guidance and all the dos and don'ts in the Nepali Society.

Your Week as a Volunteer

First day: On the first day you'll be briefed about the project and you will be ushered to the project location by our field officer.

Weekdays: In weekdays volunteer will be solely engaged in project. Daily schedule will be as follows

Morning: Breakfast ( As provided by homestay)

Daybreak: Volunteer placement

Evening: Back to homstay for dinner and rest

Food & Accommodation

Volunteers will be received at airport by our local staff. Volunteer are accommodated in our hostel for 2 days till the orientation. Volunteers are then accommodated at homestays.

You will be provided basic living standard with clean room, pure drinking water, hygienic food, bathroom and shower. Volunteers might share their room with other co-volunteers. Local meal in Nepal is Daal Bhaat, consisting of beans curry( daal),steamed rice(bhaat), vegetables, pickles and occassionally chicken or meat.

If you have any health issue and special dietary requirements please inform us while applying for the project. It will be tried to fulfill your all hygienic and nutritional requirement in meal but as a volunteer we will also be expecting some flexibility from you.


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