Rex in Wonderland

If I had to describe my volunteer experience in Nepal in just a few words, of course you would hear the proverbial, movie-like phrases such as “Life changing”, “Memorable and Rewarding”, “Riveting”, “Two-thumbs up with Dal Bhaat!” etc. However, I can also describe the often day-to-day rituals and and unusual scenarios that I have experienced […]

Firsts in Hetauda

My room in Hetauda

From July 19th – 27th… Monsoon Beer – First night in Hetauda @ Bastipur Training Centre, I hung outside in the middle of a field with the big boss during a freakish monsoon rainstorm while drinking beer. It was an awesome, invigorating, yet slightly intoxicating, “natural shower” as my boss said. Monsoon Beer would be […]

My VSO Partners

After 6 months into my placement, the VSO partners that I will be supporting have been formalized and should keep my plate full for the second half of my placement. General Welfare Pratisthan (GWP) – Gyaneswor http://www.gwpnepal.org/ GWP is a non-profit developmental organization committed to making lasting positive changes in the lives of marginal populations. […]