Volunteer Testimonials

  I was inspired by the NCH Charity and decided to take a trip and spend time in NCH as a volunteer. I was greeted with open heart and smiling faces, it was exciting to meet all the children and Didis at last reading so much about them. My first day was spent observing and

Kenny and Vicky Allen
“We work in the UAE and, in March 2011, we literally went to Nepal for a ‘cheap’ holiday and to see the beautiful mountains. As we entered Pokhara by car, I spotted an orphanage on the main highway and we decided to visit it the next day. What we found there was a house full

My experience at Namaste Children’s House was one of unplanned fortune. During a time of personal distraught and devastation, I made a spontaneous decision to quit my dead end internship in Taipei to seek other self-fulfilling options to spend my summer. Two days later, I had a flight to Kathmandu booked, and I decided to

Tarlen Handayani
  ” I never thought about voluntary program before. I just thought about went to the place that I never visited before on my birthday. My friend gave me idea about voluntary program in Nepal. After googling it, I caught on IVHQ website and find this program. When I signed up, I never imagine what

Sunita Kennedy
  I volunteered at Namaste Children’s House in the summer of 2008. It was an incredible and life changing experience. The children are so bright and so full of life. I enjoyed every minute I had with them. I enjoyed the arts and crafts, the home made twister game—made out of sheets and markers, the

Lena Brülls, 21
  September – October 2012 Right after I finished school, I wanted to take a gap year and do some volunteer work in Nepal. I didn’t go with an organization but found the NCH on the internet. The homepage appeared to be very pleasant and I wrote to the organization team to plan it. The NCH crew

Lolita Oosterbaan
  In 2006-2007 I traveled for a year through Asia. At the end of this trip I felt so grateful that I wanted to do something in return. And I started to look for opportunities to work as a volunteer in Pokhara, to contribute, give back. I was very fortunate to meet Visma Raj Paudel and

Leanna Flaherty (USA)
  In 2005 I took a huge leap of faith and traveled across the world to volunteer for a small, fairly new organization that was then known as “Namaste Children’s House”. I had no idea at the time that I was headed for one of the most amazing and profound experiences of my life. I