ICYE-STEPS/ MULTI-PURPOSE TREE SPECIES NURSE 2017
Participation : 2 semaines à 16 semaines. Frais supplémentaires : 350 € pour 4 semaines, 50 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l’année, la date d’arrivée est libre.
- Code : NEP-25/2017
- Dispo : 2M / 3F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Rampur Multi-purpose Trees Species Nursery plays an instrumental role as an agent of healthy environment. The purpose of the nursery is to produce seedlings, distributing them to the local farmers and partners, and planting them in the conservation areas. At the same time, the project helps to train local partners and local farmers. The nursery is managed by a local coordinator who takes care of the plants and material needed for running a nursery. The nursery consists of various plants; multi-purpose tree species (China Berry, Silk Cotton, Ipil-ipil, Shisham, Bamboo, etc.), fruits (Litchi, Mango, Jackfruit, etc.) and flowers (Bougainvillea, Croton, Hibiscus, Gardenia, etc.). Main Activities Produce seedling, distributing them to the local farmers and partners and planting them in the conservation areas. Volunteer tasks To collect the seeds, place them in right order, and plant Create fence around the conservation areas and nurseries To water the plants Weeding, mulching and sowing Landscaping, transplanting Search for seedlings and bed Building If possible run some conservation and environment Awareness classes for the local community people in coordination with local RCDP staffs.
Volunteers will stay with the host family, sharing rooms with volunteers of other nationalities joining the same program. Lunch &dinner are provided at the host family. Food is local style, cooked by a Nepalese family. The main types of food will be rice, lentil soup and vegetables but once a week host family will provide you meat in your lunch or dinner. For vegetarians the choice is usually limited to rice, vegetables, lentil soup and pickle.
The nursery is situated in the southern part of Nepal, which is 120 km far from the capital city, Katmandu and 30 km far from RCNP.
Volunteers must be 18 years old minimum. Volunteers must show eagerness, the ability to maintain motivation and reliability. Related to this, volunteers need to show creativity and initiative when planning and taking part. Most importantly, volunteers need to have confidence in their work, time and management skills to ensure an effective support.
The ICYE programme started in Nepal in 2001. In 2004 it was renamed Nepal Volunteers and Cultural Youth Exchange Program (NVCYE-Program). The main office is in Kathmandu
The mainstay of the programme is voluntary service in urban and rural project located in the different parts of Nepal. Most volunteer placements are in teaching English, orphanages, conservation/eco-work, health care, rehabilitation and natural healing.