NEPAL EXPERIENCES IN AGRICULTURE

Our partner in Nepal first studied in the United States on a dairy in Wisconsin. He has returned home to Nepal, where he works with sustainable agricultural practices with his family. He has established a agricultural and rural exchange program to be able to share Nepal with others.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
*Complete an initial interest form and return to Global Cow.
*Have initial interview with Global Cow via phone or Skype.
*Upon acceptance, pay $600 to Global Cow. (Repeat Global Cow participants pay only $450.)
*Placement process begins.
*Upon placement confirmation, pay US$500 for program fees directly to Nepalese program.
*Prepare to travel!

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS:
*Mature, flexible, open-minded, committed to agriculture.
*Willing to work long hours during certain peak times.
*Agree to stay on one site for the entire placement period.
*Experience/interest in the field you apply for.
*English competency required; some Nepali (Nepalese language) will make your experience more fun.

TYPE OF PLACEMENTS OFFERED:
*Agriculture: dairy, pigs, field crops, sheep, mixed farming, agri-home (mixed agriculture plus cultural exchange in the community/host farm)
*Horticulture: fruits, vegetables, nurseries
*Other: other rural placements can sometimes be offered (such as teaching, health camps, rural construction, trekking/agritourism (visiting remote and mountainous regions for viewing Nepalese agriculture)

ENTRANCES:
Time frame is flexible.

LENGTH:
*Placement length can be flexible according to desires of each participant.
*Minimum placements time is two weeks.

IN-COUNTRY COSTS:
*Travel to the international airport.
*All personal expenses, and transportation.
*Health insurance ($70-$90 per month for different coverage options and different ages).

BENEFITS:
*Food.
*Housing.
*Pick up and return to the international airport.
*One night city home stay upon arrival.
*Travel to the host placement site.

A video from Nepal!

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APPLICATION PROCESS:
*Complete an initial interest form and return to Global Cow.
*Have initial interview with Global Cow via phone or Skype.
*Upon acceptance, pay $600 to Global Cow. (Repeat Global Cow participants pay only $450.)
*Placement process begins.
*Upon placement confirmation, pay US$500 for program fees directly to Nepalese program.
*Prepare to travel!