Reconstruction and Sustainability
Outskirts of Kathmandu valley - Népal - Projet permanent
Environnemental - Construction - Projet Social
- Volontariat International
- 01-01-2019 - 31-12-2019
- 2 volontaires
- 18-99 ans
- 555 EUR de frais de participation
VIN initiated its disaster relief project to help the victim right after the massive earthquake on 25th April, 2015. We have completed two phases of disaster relief project 1) Rapid response phase and 2) Rehabilitation Phase. Now VIN’s future goal is "Reconstruction and Sustainability". This is our long term phase. We will be working until the reconstruction completes in our earthquake affected communities. Our projects include WASH (Water Sanitation & Hygiene), Rebuilding Earthquake Resistant Infrastructure (RERI), Earthquake Resistant Home Construction Education (REECH), and Entrepreneurship Building. We will be working under different phases simultaneously.
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) is a non-religious, non- political, non-governmental and not-for-profit volunteer and internship organization founded in 2005. We aim to empower marginalized communities by implementing integrated and holistic approaches for community development. Women and children are the core focus of the organization. Improving the life conditions of women and children is crucial to alleviating poverty in Nepal, as such VIN seeks to address community issues through four major projects: women’s empowerment, children’s development, community health and youth empowerment. Education, health, income and basic infra-structure are the four pillars of our initiatives to empower the marginalized and disadvantaged communities in Nepal. Volunteers Initiative Nepal's (VIN mission and that of the Long and Mid Term Volunteer projects is to empower marginalized communities. In so doing, VIN aims to provide people with the right tools and knowledge to help themselves. The focus is on helping women and children through special educational and community training projects which promote equality, economic well-being and basic human rights. VIN has adopted an integrated development approach by relying on both international and local volunteers.
- Construct earthquake resistant homes, Early Childhood Development Centers (ECD), schools, community centers, drinking water etc.
Logement & Nourriture
VIN arranges accommodation for your induction period and your placement period, this means two to three nights at a hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu and then your host family or monastery/nunnery. The costs are covered by your project fee. In placement accommodation, your sleeping arrangements may be private or shared and in most cases you will be required to share a bathroom and toilet facilities with your host family or the monks/nuns. It is important for you to realize that bathroom and toilet facilities and standards of hygiene will be in accordance with local standards. These facilities and standards may sometimes be very basic and may not be up to in western standards. You must be prepared to cope with this. Food : VIN provides food during the placement from the project fee. You will receive at three meals a day throughout the placement, which will be of Nepali standards and usually Daal Bhat (lentil soup and rice), vegetable curry, pickle etc. If you wish to supplement your diet with other food the responsibility and cost lies with you. We will only cover food and accommodation for the period agreed for your placement and only at your placement. In most cases you will be staying with a host family after the project induction and will share the same food with them. Should you have any specific dietary needs, please let us know before your arrival in Nepal. Should you wish to visit the city on the weekends then you must cover your own food and accommodation costs.
Emplacement & Temps libre
You will be received from the airport in Kathmandu and dropped of at the hotel on the day of your arrival. After the induction period you will be placed with your host family or monastery/nunnery. At the end of your entire volunteering period you will be picked up from the host family and dropped off at a hotel or the VIN office. All of the above mentioned transportation facilities will be provided by VIN. Your personal travel (not including the first drop off at your placement and your final pick up from your placement) will be at your own costs. Day of arrival : Volunteers must send their flight details so that VIN staff can receive the volunteers from the airport. Please arrive one day prior to the project start date with your method of transportation (this is usually flight). Our project starts on the 1st and 15th of every month.
Application: - Attach your updated resume / curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee contact details (referees can be for your work/universit/family) - VIN Volunteer project induction starts on the 1st and 15th of each month. The induction period (3 days) is considered part of your project period. If you wish to come in between for a short period, you will receive a basic orientation before the placement. Please arrive one day prior (e.g. on the 14th if you are starting on the 15th) to the project induction date. - Team work - Open mindedness - Willingness to learn and adapt - Flexibility & Creativity - Positive attitude - Taking initiatives - Adaptable to basic living conditions - Respect for local culture
Participation Fee : 555 € for 4 weeks +75 € for each extra week. Project fees (excluding the necessary administrative expenses), will go directly towards supporting our local projects and activities. There are no large overheads to support, or internationally based NGO to which fees are paid. You can be satisfied knowing that you are directly assisting the local community. We are a non profit organization enabling us to keep our prices as affordable as possible. We receive absolutely no financial support from the government of Nepal or from any other foreign agency. The main source of income available for VIN is the project fee that is collected from the volunteers.