The total cost of the volunteer program is divided into 2 parts. The inscription fee that is paid to book your placement on the program: 210 euros; and the program fee being paid at a later date (in euros).
The following list gives a breakdown of the program fee costs for each project

Volunteer Programs in Kathmandu

240 € 1 week

240 € additional week

Childcare Programs in Pokhara

420 € 2 weeks

210 € additional week

Teaching Programs in Pokhara

420 € 2 weeks
210 € additional week

Construction and Renovation Programs (Kathmandu and Pokhara)

490 € 2 weeks
245 € additional week

Volunteer Programs in Chitwan

225 € 1 week
70 € additional week

Medical Volunteer Program in Chitwan

275 € 1 week
70 € Additional week

If your currency is not specified in the list, you can convert the costs here.
*** The costs that are given in dollars are estimates, owing to constant fluctuations in conversion rates.

*** Changing and combining projects may entail an additional cost of €30. Please consult the Cooperating Volunteers team before changing or combining projects.

What does it include?

  • Administration costs
  • 24/7 support from Cooperating Volunteers staff.
  • Accommodation
  • Airport pick-up.
  • 2 meals a day in the programs in Chitwan and Kathmandu.
  • 3 meals from Monday to Friday and 2 meals during the weekend in Pokhara.
  • City tour and guided visits.
  • 1 orientation day
  • Introduction to Nepali culture
  • 24/7 support from local staff.
  • Regular evaluation meetings
  • Volunteering certificate at the end of the program (at the request of the volunteer)

What additional costs will be incurred by the volunteers?

Visas, flights, travel insurance (obligatory), vaccines, return to the airport, food during the 2-3 day stay in Kathmandu after arrival and other personal expenses.

(*** Volunteers in Nepal will generally find that  €20 (approx. 25 USD) is enough to cover basic weekly expenses.)