You can help with the drowning prevention and environmental education which are much needed in the country of Nepal as the majority of people do not know how to swim, and by combining Environmental education and river, conservation will be a great help to the community. You will be educating schools along the Trishuli River, which is home to one of the largest Whitewater Rafting Industries, around 300 river guides work on these rivers during the season.
The training programmes run from:
You will be working along side the Water Safety Nepal and Borderlands who are leading the projects for us and provide entree to the communities around Trishuli River. SwimTayka is providing the training curriculum and capacity building around drowning prevention and environmental water stewardship which will support for these communities.
River Trishuli named after the trident of Lord Shiva is a famous river for whitewater rafting and kayaking. This is the most easily accessible river that drains down the mountains towards the Chitwan valley, along with the highway. So you can quickly catch up the rafting or kayaking, driving down to Chitwan or Pokhara or vice versa.
The community of Thewatar in Taklung VDC of Gorkha district is just on its north. The village of a different community, lush farming and green hills with the birds and butterflies makes this village a rich concerning its nature and culture
Additional costs to consider:
To support your fundraising efforts, SwimTayka is available to help you design and launch a crowd-funding site and will feature you in our promotional efforts.
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If you have previously volunteered with SwimTayka, please follow the same application procedure and include an updated resume. We will use your recommendation letters already on file. Please add a note telling us why you would like to participate in this project and what you hope to achieve during the program.
On acceptance into the programme, you will receive an orientation packet and guidance on how SwimTayka can support your fundraising efforts.
As you prepare for the programme, please keep in mind a few rules of thumb for international travel. Be patient, be flexible, be alert, and keep an open mind. Have fun!