Community Service Project is a unique blend of various activities principally designed for students taking a gap year. This multi activities vacation includes a volunteering service spotlighting on the progress of local community in Nuwakot, cultural exchange activities, and an adventurous trek to the very rarely trodden part of Nepal, Mustang.
Got red and Khataa- during the hospitable welcoming session
For the Cultural Exchange and Community Service Project recently, a British group of ten students from Reading Blue Coat School accompanied by a teacher is in Nepal. The group is led by an expert leader from the company called Wilderness Expertise.
Cutting the shrubs during garden cleaning session
Based at Shree Bhairavi Higher Secondary School in Nuwakot, the group is scheduled to get involved into several activities. Junior Red Cross Garden and Taleju Park has been maintained and cleaned by the group in collaboration with the locals. Cleaning of the historic site which, supplies drinking water to the natives; Tindhara will be undertaken.
For a team- it is simply a piece of cake
Sessions of lectures on how the tourists shall be treated will be conducted. Health Awareness Campaign as well as village sanitation program are supposed to be the integral parts of this community project. The visitors will also join the locals and rejoice during the cultural programs. During the 6 days stay at Nuwakot, the guests will be experiencing the home-stay accommodation where the three course meal will be provided by the Nepalese family.
Pet gets a clean playground.
Prior to this community service and cultural exchange project, the group had the 14 days long wonderful trek to the rarely trodden part of Nepal, Mustang.
Nepal-Africa Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday in Kathmandu by Minister for Information and Communications Raj Kishor Yadav. The three-day festival organized by the College of Journalism and Mass Communication ( CJMC) and Nepal Fashion Home will showcase feature films from various regions of the African sub-continent. Films from Zambia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya depicting African culture and society will be screened during the festival. The screenings are being held at the Russian Culture Center, Kathmandu.
Best memory of the trip was helicopter ride to Everest. I would recommend fellow travelers to include the helicopter ride to Mt. Everest during their trip to Nepal.