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Volunteering in Kathmandu (Nepal)

Working with children suffering from HIV at the Manisha Singh Punarjeewan Nivas centre.

Niamh Hunt & Sukhmani Khatkar (2009, Law / Medicine)

During the summer of 2011,we were privileged to be able to spend time in Nepal with some of the happiest, friendliest, and yet most severely ill children in the world. We spent 5 weeks working with these children who are suffering from HIV.

Travelling with a universally recognised organisation undoubtedly reduced the amount of pre-travel stress as we had been told what essentials we needed to bring. Nonetheless, arriving at Kathmandu airport where it was pitch-black at 8pm despite being the beginning of August, barely able to breathe due to the heat and humidity and not having slept for over 24 hours was rather daunting, particularly as we were practically the only 2 females outside the airport.

Nepal is a beautiful country with breathtaking scenery yet it is very underdeveloped. Kathmandu is both extremely poor and extremely polluted; there is poor electricity supply and certainly no water sanitation. However on meeting our host family our fears were immediately alleviated as they were extremely warm and welcoming .... Read more

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