Category: Volunteer Report

Volunteer Report – Masha

Arriving in Nepal was both hot and cold, stressful and peaceful. Hot days and interactions with the beautiful Nepali people were accompanied by freezing nights and the stress of getting around without getting ripped off.  After spending some time in the wonder of Kathmandu city, rooftop restaurants and learning how to say ‘Namaste’ and ‘Dhanybhad’…

Volunteer report – Alison

On the 23rd of November 2010 I arrived at the Compassion home in the Kathmandu valley. I was greeted at the orphanage with a welcome sign made out of flowers and a necklace. When I arrived at the Compassion home there were 15 children aged between 7-16. Then there were also Dev and Maya’s (the couple that looked after all the children…

Compassion – One Year Report

Then
It’s been one year since the first time I visited Nepal to volunteer with the orphanage of Glorious Ministries. Working with the children left such a lasting impression on me that I have been boring my friends to tears talking about them, and aching to come back and see them again.
Two things struck me when I first arrived. First the poverty of the conditions the children were living in, and second, the happiness…