English (United Kingdom)

Useful web links


Nepal Information:

Adoption Nepal
www.adoptionnepal.com
Lots of help for those considering adoption

Nepali Times
www.nepalitimes.com
One of the main national newspapers.  Perhaps the most objective and professional of the lot.

Global Volunteer Network
www.volunteer.org.nz
A world-wide volunteer organization with a Nepal-specific page

Nepal.com
www.nepal.com
All-inclusive site on Nepal

Thamel.com
www.thamel.com
Kathmandu's most heavily populated tourist district

Asian Heritage Treks
www.asianheritagetreks.com
A great trekking company in Kathmandu that also donates 5% to YAUC

Cultural Destiation Nepal
http://www.yomari.com/volunteernepal
A program to introduce the many facets of Nepali culture to newcomers

Festival Dates
http://www.visitnepal.com/nepal_information/festival_dates.php
The important festivals of Nepal (updated yearly)

General Nepal Facts
http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Nepal

CIA Factbook
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/np.html
Statistics, and US governement synopsis of Nepal

All About Nepal
http://www.allnepal.net
Information for the traveller

Official Tourism Board
http://www.welcomenepal.com/nepal/index.asp

Nepal Vista
http://www.nepalvista.com
Self-described as "a simple internet guide to Nepal"... simple, but useful.

Nepal New
http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/main.htm
News from Nepal

Kantipur
http://www.kantipuronline.com
Secondary news source

Oogzorg
http://www.oogzorghimalaya.nl/site_en.htm
An NGO on a mission to prevent blindness all over the world

The People's Trust Netherlands
http://www.peoplestrust.nl/Peoples_Trust_Netherlands.html
Aiming to stop abductions of Nepalese girls to India for the sex trade

British Council Library
http://www.britishcouncil.org/nepal
A respite of books, and English articles next to the British Embassy. Free.


Embassies In Kathmandu:

US Embassy
http://kathmandu.usembassy.gov
Very near Thamel - 3 minutes walk

Dutch Embassy
http://www.netherlandsconsulate.org.np/visas.php
20 minutes walk from Thamel

Canadian Consulate
http://www.cconepal.org.np/registration_for_canadians.htm
Consualte has no website, but this organization houses the consulate

British Embassy
http://www.britishembassy.gov.uk/nepal
Close to Thamel - 10 minutes walk

Australian Embassy
http://www.embassy.gov.au/np.html

Japanese Embassy
http://www.np.emb-japan.go.jp
25 minutes walk from Thamel

Danish Embassy
http://www.ambkathmandu.um.dk/en
20 minutes walk from Thamel (MAY welcome non-nationals in times of need)

French Embassy
http://www.ambafrance-np.org
Close to Thamel - 10 minutes walk

German Embassy
http://www.kathmandu.diplo.de/de/Startseite.html

Indian Embassy
http://www.south-asia.com/Embassy-India
Visa processing takes 1 full week (US$60)

Chinese Embassy
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/ce/cenp/eng/default.htm
Visas are NOT issued for Tibet!! Obtain Group Visa through travel company... lame.


Volunteer Websites:

Kim Beckaert
http://kimtje.waarbenjij.nu
Belgian (August-September 2006)

Hannalore and Caroline
http://www.carolinehannelore.waarbenjij.nu
Belgian (May-June 2006)

Sandra and Tim
http://sanentim.mijnalbums.nl
(Photos)
http://sanentim.aroundtheglobe.nl (Blog)
Dutch (March-April 2006)

Chris
http://www.ithinknot.us
American (November-February 2004/05, August 2005, July-August 2006)

Gworx design
http://www.gworx.nl
Ontwerp en realisatie van deze website


Dutch Websites For Nepal:

Beginthier
www.nepal.beginthier.nl
Dutch organization helping in Nepal

Startpagina
www.startpagina.nl
Dutch web-bulletin

Nepal Startpagina
www. nepal.startpagina.nl
Dutch web-bulletin dedicated to Nepal

Bouwkampen
Dutch-friendly worldwide volunteer website

NOHS
http://www.nohs.nl
Seems to be a dental NGO

Donate Volunteers

One of our Dutch volunteers, Hans, has set up a bank account in The Netherlands. It makes it very easy for anyone to donate. You can basically just transfer money to this bank account using online banking.

Or you can make a donation using Paypal.

 

 

Applying:

If you are thinking about volunteering, please fill out the Application Form. Please supply as much information as you feel comfortable with so we can answer questions appropriately and understand your needs. We will reply by 9:00am (Nepal Time). We will carefully walk you through each step, and prepare you for your stay.