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China + India

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Population = 29 Million People

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Currency = Nepalese Rupee

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Language = Nepali

About Nepal

Poon Hill Trek, Nepal

Discover a land of stunning landscapes and vibrant culture

Home to the majestic Himalayas and the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest, Nepal offers breathtaking mountain vistas, rich heritage, and unforgettable adventures. Explore ancient temples and bustling markets in Kathmandu, trek through serene valleys, and immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of the Nepalese people. Nepal is the ultimate travel destination that promises to captivate and inspire!

Whether you're looking to gain some unique experience in your field or are interested in filling your holidays with an awesome sustainable travel adventure, our programs in Nepal are guaranteed to provide a life-changing experience.

Eating Dal Bhat in Kathmandu Square

Where you'll be based

Our hub is located in Kathmandu valley, a rural town encircled by more than six World Heritage sites! When you're not busy making an impact on one of our projects, you'll have the opportunity to explore these sites, wander through the town, eat fresh Nepalese momos and try your hand at a traditional pottery class. Just 30km from Kathmandu, this will be an unforgettable experience, absorbing the vibrant culture and history, filled with unique sights, sounds, smells and tastes. 

Australian university students volunteer abroad in Nepal

Challenges in Nepal

Despite its rich culture and popularity as a trekking destination, many communities in Nepal face challenging conditions and lack access to quality healthcare, education, and income-generating opportunities. Through our partnerships with local schools, healthcare facilities and women's groups, we are continuously working to build the community's capacity to overcome current developmental challenges. We invite you to become a global changemaker and join us in Nepal!

Which program aligns best with your passions?

 

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Nepal Community Challenge

❤️‍🩹 Nepal Health Promotion Challenge

♻️ Nepal Sustainability Challenge

 

What to expect from a Global Citizenship journey in Nepal

Making an impact

You will be working alongside our charity, the FutureSense Foundation. Our FutureSense Nepal team are based here all-year-round and work hand-in-hand with the community. This ensures that all of our challenges are meeting current needs and are part of a long-term plan that aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This model ensures that you can make a contribution that will have an ongoing, positive impact in the community.

 

We are committed to ensuring that our programs in Thailand and around the world are sustainable, while safeguarding children that we work with and fostering global citizenship. You can learn more about our sustainable development projects in Thailand by visiting the FutureSense website.

 

Want to hear from one of our Global Citizens about their time in Nepal?

Click here to read Emily's Notes from Nepal!

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