welcome to our farm house ! We have been developing an organic farm to create a sustainable organic farm and to introduce a growing number of people to sustainable and law impact living. Our farm is located in Pumdi Bhumdi and Armala VDC Dadnda Gaun of Kaski District in West Nepal. Our region is one of the riches village in west Nepal in term of wildlife, different culture and sports located in the adjacent of Annapurna Conservation area which is quite famous for tiger, chital, barking dear, along with varieties of birds.
Staying on our farms, you will have opportunities to gain hands-on experience helping farmers and local communities cultivate and harvest organic crops, vegetables fruits, herbs through sustainable farming methods. You will also have great opportunities to experience rural Nepali lifestyles and practice Nepali. Volunteers participate in the seasonal and daily rounds of the farm and household.
1.Seasonal and non seasonal Vegetables prodoct
Such as: Ground and Tree Tomatoes, Cucumber, spinach, salad Vegetables such as( Chines and Thai Veg) carrots, Pumkins,Radish,Capsicums,Green Beans and Red Chilli including (Akabare) and Skush
2.Fruits; Snobbery, Banana and many others fruits
3.Herbs and other plants: Ginger, Meant, sugar plants, Aloe vera, Tea and Coffee
4.Live stock: Including, Goat, Cow, Chicken, Pork and Fish Farm and many more as possible
5.Plants Includes,: Bodha Chitta, Rudraxya,Tilashi,Rakta chandan and many more…….
6.Floriculture: Rose, glades, marigold and many more such as Khrist-mas plant (Lalupate) as well rat korani
Specific activities may include:
- Milking buffaloes
- Planting or harvesting vegetables, fruits, crops and herbs
- Developing forest farms
- helping to design new projects
- Preparing compost
- Controlling pests with organic methods
- Preparing organic liquid fertilizers
- Preparing biogas.
We need some volunteers, guest and travelers working to help us for developing this farm and preserving the customs, traditions and environmental of the local area and live and work with nature.
Typically Nepali house and cottages in the farm. Volunteer will be provided a separate room with a bed and some furniture. We have 24 hours Free Wi-Fi internet in our farm house area.
Volunteers are offered Nepali delicious food “Dhal- Bhat”, roti Tarkari and Achaar(rice, lentil soup, vegetable curry, pickle and some time milk item ) twice a day for lunch and dinner.
Tea is served in morning and afternoon with some biscuit or naan bread. Volunteers also can cook themselves their own dish and learn to cook Nepali dish.
Saturday is the day off in our farm.
During this day off, Volunteer can do hiking program in our own village. The available day hiking programs are Panchase Hill, bird watching, Gurung , culture Dance, Cycling (Mountain Biking) tours and so on.
Staying in our farm, volunteers should participate in other programs.
Teaching English in school:
Volunteers will teach students who are eager to improve conversational English skills. You will be teaching in community school and library. You will also have the opportunity to teach other subjects such as math, science, music geography, art, and dance, depending on your area of interest and expertise.
The purpose is to Improve livelihoods of poor women by training them in the use and maintenance of agricultural farming and processing. Volunteers educate to women and girls groups. You should teach women right, women health, lively hood skill and where ever you know depending on your skill and expertise. You should also support and inspire to women and girls to start new lively hood business.
volunteers teach environmental awareness and sanitation in local schools or at an Environmental Post and participate in community running Environmental project like developing green village and eco-village, planting trees, education on garbage management, starting recycling programs, creating smokeless stoves, building toilet pits and so on.
We would kindly request that volunteers contribute USD$ 10.00 per day for food and accommodation cost.
Pumdibhumdi is a former Village Development Committee south of Pokhara in Kaski District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. In 2015 it was annexed to Pokhara. Read More..........