Review Volunteer JP Christy in Kathmandu, Nepal at the Animal welfare Centre

 Review JP Christy Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal

How was the local Coordinator and the staff and the support provided in-country?
The arrival and coordination experience were very good, he picked me up promptly, showed me local transportation and picked up a local phone for me. He also found a printer and translated for me for a Animal welfare project.

What was the most surprising thing you experienced while in the program?
I was pleasantly surprised at the level of professionalism at the Animal welfare Center and its success statistics are impressive.

What was most difficult thing you experienced while in the program?
The language barrier was challenging but not impossible. Because of other recent projects, I have focused on learning Spanish rather than Nepali.

Review JP Christy Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal

Any tips for future volunteers….(clothing, travel information, packing, sightseeing, donations)
Remember to bring a flash light and carry a roll of toilet paper (outside of the host family house)

Other things volunteers should know:
The local food is somewhat spicy. I enjoyed it.

5. Personal paragraph (volunteer program testimonial):
Having worked with a street dog rescue in Peru, I had some idea what to expect. However, the passion, professionalism, and organization at Animal welfare center was superior to what I found in Peru. Animal welfare centre does important work and does it well.

Review JP Christy Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal

How would you describe your accommodation, meals, security?
I felt safe and comfortable in my homestay. The family was welcoming and the food was good also I was able to take hot showers.

What was your memory of this trip?
That there is as much opportunity in Nepal as there is need. And the people are very friendly.

Review JP Christy Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal

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