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About Volunteers Initiative Nepal

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Welcome to Volunteering Nepal. This website provides a complete information on volunteering & internship projects abroad. This site is owned and maintained by Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) to promote volunteering & internship projects worldwide. VIN is a Nepal based volunteer organization trusted by 1000s of volunteers & interns worldwide.

About us

We are a non-religious, non-political, non-governmental, non-for-profit organization (NGO) made up of, educationalists, social activists and other professionals within the field of development. VIN is officially registered under the Society Act with the District Administration Office Kathmandu (Registration No. 147/062/63), and is also affiliated to the Social Welfare Council Nepal (SWC) (Affiliation No. 20910).

We are a professional Organization. We are a member of international volunteer networks worldwide –like Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), Network for Voluntary Development in Asia (NVDA), EU Volunteer ALLIANCE and we are also mother charity of FoVIN, US, NL, Australia and Singapore.

VIN prides itself on empowering the most marginalised communities of Nepal. Since 2005 in coordination with local and international members we have organised volunteering in Nepal.

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower marginalized communities, with a focus on women and children, through enhanced educational programs and community training to promote equality, economic well-being and basic human rights.

We have four development pillars viz Education, Health, Income and Basic Infrastructure.

Experience in the field dictates that an inclusive and integrated approach to development is conducive to positive sustainable long-term change. Our organisation prides itself on having a dedicated full-time team, ensuring that communities receive the follow-up support required to transform short-term projects into long-term benefits. We don’t leave until we can see successful results in in the communities in which we operate.

Volunteer Programs

We offer a variety of volunteer & internship programs in Nepal which to implement sustainable solutions which promote positive change for the lives of disadvantaged communities in Nepal. Volunteers will do various activities in the communities to take charge of their own development. We believe in building capacities through mutual relationships with communities based on trust and mutual understanding. Our programs take a holistic approach to development hinging these four main pillars;

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Our Recent Works

VIN News Updates

Awareness program against human trafficking

Awareness program against human trafficking in Okhaldhunga

Awareness program against human trafficking was conducted at Shree Karkala Devi Higher Secondary School, Okhaldhunga. Volunteers Initiative Nepal’s (VIN) international volunteer conducted the class for...

Read More Published on: 26/09/2016

VIN helps ECD Centers to set up class by providing materials

Volunteers Initiative Nepal in partnership with PiSL provided jute carpet, carpet pad, vacuum cleaner, cushions and other furniture for the Early Childhood Development Centers (ECD) of...

Read More Published on: 20/09/2016
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sewing and cutting training conducted by Volunteers Initiative Nepal at Gairigaun Jitpurphedi

Sewing and cutting training project at Gairigaun, Jitpurphedi

VIN has been providing different life skill training to women of Gairigaun. Recently VIN conducted sewing/cutting training in Gairigaun. This three months long life skill...

Read More Published on: 11/09/2016

Management training to Child club Facilitators

Children Development program introduced by VIN in Jitpurphedi does not only conducts programs for the children. There are programs that are specially designed for the...

Read More Published on: 27/07/2016
Management training to child

What our Volunteers have said

Testimonials

alejandro

Alejandro Royo

"After having spent 3 weeks working as a volunteer doing toilet construction, I decided to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek with VIN. They provide..."

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Fatimah Lokman

Fatimah Lokman

"To be honest, before I left for Nepal, I was extremely scared and nervous. I do not know anymore from Nepal and I do not..."

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FILIPPO

Filippo Taiano

"It has been an amazing experience incredible .Working with kids in school has been very rewarding. Knowing that you can have an impact on someone’s..."

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Isabelle Kathleen

Isabelle Kathleen Sofia Thorsen

"My project was about facilitating and teaching Children Club members about CC-management at schools in the community. The topics were roles & responsibilities, conducting meetings,..."

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth Aifandre

"My time teaching English at Buddhist monastery was incredible. The people were friendly and playing with you. Going through VIN was a great option for..."

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anita

Anita Kruz

"Now, on my last day here in Nepal I remember how I felt 12 weeks ago, when I started volunteering with VIN. 12 weeks seemed..."

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Chloe Fouques

Chloe Fouques

"Be a VIN volunteer was great! It’s always about sharing with your host family, the people in the community, the VIN staff or with all..."

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Mitchell Ryan Young

Mitchell Ryan Young

"My name is Mitch Young, I am a twenty year old student from Australia, during my winter break I decided I would visit Nepal for..."

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