Volunteer work and adventure in nepal with Alliance Nepal

by Ken
(Pokhara,Nepal)


I just returned after a month in Pokhara where I volunteered for 2 weeks in a Buddhist Monastery and then 2 weeks in an orphanage.


I have previously volunteered in 9 different locations around the world, and have used 4 different organizations for my placements, both large and small. Alliance Nepal, and particularly its director Krishna was/is the absolute perfect choice for anyone considering volunteering in Nepal and the Pokhara area in particular.

First, all the logistics worked perfectly. Was met at the airport in Kathmandu, a hotel room had been arranged the first nite and getting me to Pokhara went smoothly. But it was when I got to Pokhara that Krishna shined… and showed why I was so glad I chose Alliance Nepal. It is because Krishna is personally involved in the entire placement, it is not delegated to another person. Krishna also is the easiest fellow to speak with and is committed to making sure the volunteer has the best experience possible…. He is just a top shelf person, totally trustworthy, honest and has made this his passion and life’s work.

Like I said, I’ve been volunteering for years and know what I look for in a placement. He placed me in a Buddhist monastery where 3 other organizations I contacted couldn’t for January when I was going to be there.(I taught English to the monks). Home run! Then the next 2 weeks I wanted to be at an orphanage as I have done so 5-6 times previously. I must say, it was the best run orphanage I have worked with and the kids were incredible.

Perhaps I just got lucky with my two placements… but I don’t think it was luck. Krishna just knows Pokhara and the placements and NGO’s available there… he was great! Also, he had me over to his home twice to share daal bhaat meal with him and his family, set up paragliding and sightseeing stuff for me to see….

Anyway, for anyone who wishes to read my online travel journals and the one about Pokhara, go to www.Travelpod.com/members/splunk . Feel free to also email me at greatevnt@aol.com and I’ll be glad to try to answer any questions you may have.

Anyway, Krishna and Alliance Nepal are excellent and I don’t believe you can do better if you are looking to volunteer in Nepal. Thank you Krishna.


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Oct 30, 2015
hello ken
by: Anonymous

I also want to go Bolivia as a volunteer program
I am from Nepal pokhara

Feb 26, 2015
volunteer in nepal
by: Adventure in pokhara

My husband and I spent a month in Nepal volunteering with Alliance Nepal. We couldn’t recommend Krishna or Alliance Nepal more highly enough.
I undertook a final year medical elective in Pokhara at the Regional hospital in Paediatrics. Krishna made the whole experience very stress free and enjoyable. Pokhara is a great place for a medical elective. The hospital notes are in English and the staff at the hospital speak English well. There is plenty of opportunity to practice clinical skills and get a good understanding of health needs of the Nepalese people. My husband also volunteered at a children’s home. It was very well organised and Nepalese children are so delightful! If you are thinking of doing this you will have a great time.
Krishna was very well organised and made sure we were happy, comfortable and had a great time in Nepal. He is very friendly, supportive and always made sure we were happy with our placements. Arriving in Nepal was so stress free because Krishna had arranged all our accommodation, airport transfers and travel. By going through Alliance Nepal for our placement we felt very safe and secure and it was great to have a local person to ask questions we had and to teach us about Nepal. Krishna took us site seeing and even had us over to his house for dinner. I met some other volunteers who did the home stay option with Alliance Nepal and they couldn’t speak more highly of their experience and how well they were looked after.
Krishna also organised a trek for us which was amazing and found us a wonderful guide. He also took the time to work out the best time to go when the weather was good so we were able to experience the best views the mountains, sunset and sunrise.
Krishna really cares about the Nepal and improving the health, education and social problems that exist in the country. Since Alliance Nepal is a non for profit grass roots organisation it is great to know part of your program fee goes to the community projects Krishna is involved in.
Krishna and his family became a lot more to us than just a volunteer company. We think of them as our friends and our Nepalese family. If you are planning a volunteer tourism trip you won’t regret choosing Alliance Nepal.

Jun 12, 2013
Volunteer in nepal
by: Anonymous



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I just returned after a month in Pokhara where I volunteered for 2 weeks in a Buddhist Monastery and then 2 weeks in an orphanage.



I have previously volunteered in 9 different locations around the world, and have used 4 different organizations for my placements, both large and small. Alliance Nepal, and particularly its director Krishna was/is the absolute perfect choice for anyone considering volunteering in Nepal and the Pokhara area in particular.



First, all the logistics worked perfectly. Was met at the airport in Kathmandu, a hotel room had been arranged the first nite and getting me to Pokhara went smoothly. But it was when I got to Pokhara that Krishna shined… and showed why I was so glad I chose Alliance Nepal. It is because Krishna is personally involved in the entire placement, it is not delegated to another person. Krishna also is the easiest fellow to speak with and is committed to making sure the volunteer has the best experience possible…. He is just a top shelf person, totally trustworthy, honest and has made this his passion and life’s work.



Like I said, I’ve been volunteering for years and know what I look for in a placement. He placed me in a Buddhist monastery where 3 other organizations I contacted couldn’t for January when I was going to be there.(I taught English to the monks). Home run! Then the next 2 weeks I wanted to be at an orphanage as I have done so 5-6 times previously. I must say, it was the best run orphanage I have worked with and the kids were incredible.



Perhaps I just got lucky with my two placements… but I don’t think it was luck. Krishna just knows Pokhara and the placements and NGO’s available there… he was great! Also, he had me over to his home twice to share daal bhaat meal with him and his family, set up paragliding and sightseeing stuff for me to see….



Anyway, for anyone who wishes to read my online travel journals and the one about Pokhara, go to www.Travelpod.com/members/splunk . Feel free to also email me at greatevnt@aol.com and I’ll be glad to try to answer any questions you may have.



Anyway, Krishna and Alliance Nepal are excellent and I don’t believe you can do better if you are looking to volunteer in Nepal. Thank you Krishna.

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