2012

2012

ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Turkey) visits Shree Seti Devi Panchakanya Primary School with their high school students. IICS donates three desktop computers and engages the local telecom to run ADSL lines to the school. IICS funds the internet connection and provides webcams, which allow them to skype with Panchakanya students throughout the year. IICS provides sports, music, art resources and basic school supplies as well as toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap for all the students providing them with health education. IICS grades 3 and 4 begin a penpal program with Panchakanya. View their photo gallery here. 

THE UNITED WORLD COLLEGE (Singapore) visits Bandipur with their students aged 11-13. Students conduct educational activities. UWC plans to develop the Don Smith Children Learning Center into an IT Center and raise funds for computer resources and internet. View their photo gallery here. 

TSA SOLUTIONS Worldwide visits twice in 2012, repairing the roof of the Sanjeevani Primary School buildings, donating computers, and committing to pay for a trained teacher to teach at the school.  View their photo gallery here. 

 

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Himalayan Voluntourism (HV) is a social enterprise dedicated to the socio-economic development of rural Nepal through the spirit of volunteerism. We believe in the power of transformation through voluntourism.Tourism is popular in Nepal and supports the Nepalese economy as an important revenue generator. Many tourists come to Nepal every year to experience its unique culture, adventure opportunities and the abundant nature. Combining tourism with social outreach provides a cultural experience that engages the participant in the local community… And it is transformative.

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Nepal Needs Urgent Help!

Following the 25 April earthquake in Nepal, thousands of families were left homeless and hungry and in need of medical support. Thousands still remain in temporary shelters. Our community rebuilding has not ended. Himalayan Voluntourism continues to help support the communities in critical need. Please help us. Please send your donations to us via Himalayan Voluntourism's non-profit foundation:

Beneficiary name: Himalayan Community Foundation
Account Number: 3101017501037
Swift Code: NARBNPKA
Bank: Nabil Bank Limited, New Baneswor, Kathmandu, Nepal

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