Organic Farming Volunteering Programs in Nepal
VCAP Nepal welcomes you to join our Organic Farming Volunteering Programs in Nepal, which is mainly focused to raise awareness & promote Organic Farming agriculture into local communities in Nepal. VCAP Nepal is working in the field of Organic Farming with an objective of; providing an opportunity for foreign volunteers to study and gain hands-on experience helping farmers & local people into issues such as environmental protection, resource management and sustainable organic farming in Nepal and hence to improve quality of rural life of local farmers as well as to reduce poverty.
Organic farming is becoming the essential needs of time which provides long-term benefits to people and the environment. Organic farming works in harmony with nature rather than against it. This involves using techniques to achieve good crop yields without harming the natural environment or the people who live and work in it. To promote Organic Farming in Nepal, this program works in partnership with small village-based projects in Chitwan, Pokhara, Ilam. As an Organic farming volunteer working side by side with local farmers, you will have opportunities to learn more about organic farming, experience rural Nepali lifestyles and practice Nepali language as well.
As a Volunteer in this program, you will get involved in any of the following activities;
Quick Program Information
Program Duration: 2 weeks - 12 weeks.
Location of project: Various locations inside and outside Kathmandu Valley.
Accommodation and Meals: Volunteers will stay with local host families, & will be provided 3 meals a day according to Nepali menu.
Working Time: Flexible; 3 – 5 hours a day / 5 – 6 days in a week, rest of the time is free.
Training & Support: In-country orientation, Pre-departure helpdesk, Local in-country team and 24hr emergency support & services are provided.
- Working with local farmers in Organic Farms, Plant new vegetables,
- Harvest and distribute crops to the local families
- Seed collection, trimming, weeding, researches and study of endangered plants,
- Conduct Researches & Training for local villagers, Farmers and School Kids about Environmental awareness and conservation.
- Controlling pests with organic methods, prepare Organic compost
- Participating in integrated community development activities.
If you like working with rural communities in Nepal, projects which are focused in Farming in Nepal to improve the life standard of rural people through sustainable agriculture farming programs, then this can be the right volunteering program for you!