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Toni Brooks, USA, Women Empowerment, 15/09/2017  to  13/10/2017

The best part of my VIN experience was my host family. Be prepared for things to be unusual, and not necessarily as you thought – but if you keep an open mind you will have a wonderful journey.

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Kimberly Chia, Singapore, Construction, 01/11/2017  to  14/11/2017

Although it’s been a short 2 week period of volunteering, I’ve learnt many things in this entire experience that is useful in my personal growth and life journey. Having lived in a city since I was born, I’ve always wanted to visit other countries, experience a different way of life...

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Kate and Ian Family, New Zealand, Family volunteering, 09/10/2017  to  22/10/2017

Our trip to Nepal would not have been the same without the homestay experience provided to us by VIN. We brought our 3 children aged 12 years, 11 years and 8 years with us, and together we experiences incredible cultural immersion in a small village of Kavresthali, not otherwise possible...

Giovanni at volunteering work

Giovanni Daniele Starita, Italy, Environment Initiative & Multipurpose farming, 01/03/2017  to  25/04/2017

Working with VIN with the environment initiative project has helped me to develop my personal and professional skills. I could get in touch with the Nepali culture and have an insight on the environmental issues related to developing economies such as Nepal. I would recommend this to any young student...

Volunteers at women empowerment program

Alice Geyres, France, Women’s Empowerment, 15/03/2017  to  09/05/2017

My volunteering with VIN was a very enriching experience. As a student in social field in France, it enabled me to discover a different kind of social work and it made me learned a lot of new competencies. During two months, I provided life skills lessons about Stress management, Self-esteem...

Diana Volunteers in Teaching at monastery

Diana Sofia Nunes, Switzerland, Teaching English at Buddhist Monastery, 15/03/2017  to  11/04/2017

Teaching at Buddhist monastery was a great experience. At first it seemed very challenging, because the students didn’t know much English and some didn’t know any at all. But with time it got easier and the monks became like our family. It was interesting to see the daily life of...

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Toni Brooks smiling

Toni Brooks

The best part of my VIN experience was my host family. Be prepared for things to be unusual, and not necessarily as you thought – but if you keep an open mind you will have...

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A Woman of Hope

VIN’s Women’s Empowerment Program is wrapping up a two month long project focusing on social development within the villages of JitpurPhedi, VDC. The project itself focused on issues relating to mental health...

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Kirsty Cassie

I was an intern with VIN for 10 weeks from October to December 2015, working in the Environment and Conservation Program, with regards to Climate Change and sustainable agriculture. I graduated from the University of...

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Three hundred women from Okhaldhunga are oriented about reproductive health care

Reproductive health care training by VIN volunteer

An awareness campaigns on reproductive health care are conducted with about 300 local women from ward 1 and 2 of Siddhicharan municipality, Okhaldhunga.  Altogether 18 campaigns are organized, one campaign...

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