Stay in the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist community. Take guided trips to ancient scared monuments. Talk to religious leaders about their perspectives on coping with disaster.
Learn about the development issues facing remote mountain communities and meet some of the people taking action to help.
Focus Of Inquiry
Learn about the challenges and successes of emergency aid, and the long journey to sustainable recovery. Meet representatives from large-scale humanitarian missions and grassroots community groups that were involved in the relief effort.
Spend three nights living like a local in a Himalayan village, and experience the resilience of local people as they rebuild their lives.
Independent Study Project (ISP)
There is scope for independent learning as we meet and interview local people, aid workers and activists.
Get the basics of Nepali language down so that you can bond with your homestay family.
Help out your homestay family with some farming tasks, as they reduce their dependency on aid and recover their sustainable livelihoods.
Travel by bus on stunning mountain paths.
Take a day hike in the Himalayan foothills.