SONJA LEGENDRE CROSSAN
For several years, as I was getting near the end of my teaching career, I had thought that I would like to start my retirement by doing some voluntary work. I did not, however, know where. I had worked in the Far East for a number of years and discovered many developing countries and wonderful people. As I travelled in the developing world, I realised how privileged I was and became more and more eager to begin my retirement with a period of voluntary work in a country where hopefully...
Good Karma Foundation
Nepal is one of the most beautiful, culturally rich and welcoming countries in the world. It is home to Mount Everest, the birthplace of Buddha, and an astonishingly beautiful and diverse landscape, ranging from the well-known peaks of the Himalaya to the low-lying regions of the Terai. The Nepali people are as diverse at the geography, with over 70 languages or dialects and scores of traditional festivals celebrated throughout the year.
Acting Voluntering in Nepal Good karma Foundation working with some Theater and entertainment house in kathmandu organizes social awareness and educational focused drama , one act play , social satires and makes the regular performance in the streets of kathmandu to the remote areas of the country . This tool is taken as very important capsule to foster the good message in society through the character of the play . this kind of drama and story includes the health issues , pollution , social respnsibility, traffiking, sexual voilance , traditional beliefs etc and mostly displayed in school level. If you are interested [...]
LONDON: Rapid growth in the multi-billion dollar volunteer tourism industry has prompted calls for tighter controls with concerns over exposing vulnerable communities to unskilled foreign labour and dodgy operators exploiting foreigners for profit. Voluntourism, which allows socially-conscious holiday-makers to pay thousands of dollars to work in poor communities across South America, Asia and Africa, has become a boom sector of the global travel industry. Estimates of its size vary widely. Nancy Gard McGehee, an expert on sustainable tourism at the US university Virginia Tech, says as many as 10 million volunteers a year are spending up to $2 billion on the opportunity to [...]
The question has changed for the Good Karma Foundation. The important question now is, “How many chickens can we donate to schools in rural Nepal so students can sell eggs to buy needed supplies?
The Good Karma Foundation is kindly asking all friends of Nepal from around the world to donate funds to make this happen. Your donation will give the Nepalese children and their families an opportunity to apply their own ingenuity and hard work to acquire food, clothing and educational supplies.