Grants & Awards

Grants & Awards

The Teacher Training Project begun by Istanbul International Community School and facilitated by Himalayan Voluntourism was awarded the ECIS Peter Ustinov Outreach Grant in 2012/2013 and the TIECare International Community Service Award in 2013 for the April 2013 Inquiry Based Teacher Training held at Shree Setidevi Panchakanya Primary School. Click here to see the training.


In October 2014 Himalayan Voluntourism won an international grant from a private donor to take teachers from Bandipur, Nargakot, and Jambu to Istanbul, Turkey for an extensive teacher training hosted and organized by IICS and extending to ENKA school, Sisli Terakki School, and Istanbul TED Koleji. 

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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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