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Program Summary

Necha Community Hospital (NCH) on the foothills of Mt. Everest operating its health services to improve the health status of isolated rural community families by providing basic health services with 24 hours emergency and raising awareness of health issues. You will spend a two weeks in this 15 bed hospital on a healthcare volunteering program with one resident doctor and several staff members. The primary duty of volunteers is to do basic nursing chores and assist the doctor with daily duties and also experience the shamans and orthodox behavior in society that still exist in rural Nepal. In addition to volunteers, we are seeking supporters and contributors to complete ward building of NCH (phase II) in the Necha Village. We launched this program with co ordination with NCH in Necha Solukhumbhu which was established in 2008 with CSR of our Company through AHF Nepal, a Non-Government Organization. At the moment this hospital covers 18 villages serving more than 60,000 underprivileged people. Since 2016 hospital is running in its own building with doctor and medical staffs providing the following services. Ultrasound and X-ray sevice. Minor operation/24 hour emergencies. Pharmacy/Laboratory. Anti natal care and deliveries. In/Out patient services. Nurses, doctors, or any type of medic who wants to experience daily hands-on in a rural hospital will find this program a truly rewarding experience.

Difficulty:

Moderate to difficult with continuous descend down of about 8 hours within one day.

Season:

August to May (Being in the foothills of the Mt. Everest, this trek could be done throughout the winter).

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu - 1,300m/4,264 ft.

Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet greet and welcome you and transfer you to your confirmed hotel. You can rest relax and enjoy your time in the hotel or you can stroll around the city.Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

After Breakfast, the guided full day sightseeing starts around Kathmandu. Here you can feast your eyes on the rich and colorful history of the country. The tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square- houses the old royal palace of the Kathmandu kingdom,Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple- swarming with monkeys), Pashupatinath- one of the most significant Hindu temple of Lord Shiva in the world, Boudha Stupa- one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. You will be able to observe the country in its original status. From the top of the SwayambhuNath Temple to the fluttering of colorful prayer flags at Boudha Stupa, you will be able to feel the way of life of the people living in Kathmandu Valley.Overnight at Hotel.

Day- 3 Kathmandu to Patale.

In the Early morning, you will leave Kathmandu and commence your trip. You will have your breakfast in Dhulikhel. After breakfast you will continue your drive to reach Patale. Overnight at local lodge in Patale.

Day- 4 Patale –Gairi(Hiking distance) - 5 hours.

You wake up early morning to see spectacular views of mountains including Mt. Everest (highest peak in the world) .After having breakfast in Patale, early morning you're hiking to Gairi starts. You will walk through the remote geography and with scenic environment. The overall hiking takes about 5 hours to reach Gairi. After lunch you will be interacting with local school. Overnight at House stay in Gairi.

Day-5 Gairi to Necha. (Hiking distance) 4 hours.

You will have breakfast in Gairi and commence walking to reach Necha. A typical village located in the foot of the Everest Region. Once you reach Necha, you can enjoy the pure village environment with traditional culture. Welcome ceremony and introduction by Necha Community Hospital Staffs Overnight at Necha community Hospital.

Day (6- 15) Volunteer in Hospital

In these ten days with the Volunteer plan with the staffs and management committee you will be supporting the people left behind by the mainstream development in the remote terrain of mountainous district through Necha Community hospital.You can support the hospital with daily work,caring of patients ,maintaining garden and other as required by the Necha Community Hospital Management during the day time. Overnight at Hospital bamboo made quarter. You will have your breakfast/Lunch/Dinner in Hospital canteen.

Day 16 - Necha Hospital-Tuintaar

Hurray! This day is full of fun .After having breakfast at Necha Hospital Canteen you will be walking down hills to the river where you can enjoy fishing in traditional way .This day will be spent in home stay.

Day 17- Tuintaar-Fishing Day

This day is fun roaming around the surrounding and the small hydro power being built. Enjoy the fish and after having lunch you will be returning back to Necha Community Hospital.Overnight at hospital quarter or tent.

Day 18 - Necha to Rumjhatar: Hikking distance-7 hours.

After having Breakfast in the beautiful village, you will commence your trek to reach Rumjhatar via Chisapani.You will start with uphills and then down hills to reached Rumjhatar.On the way you will be pass through the some small villages of Rai and Sherpa culture as well as enjoy the views of beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. Overnight at local /lodge in Rumjhatar.

Day-19- Drive Rumjhatar- Okhaldhunga to Kathmandu.Driving distance 8 to 9 hours.

After Breakfast in Rumjhatar,you will commence drive to reach Okhaldunga. You can see the beautiful sceneries and country side environment of the country throughout the drive.Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu. You will be notifying for the token of love with appreciation letter.

Day -20 Transfer to the airport for your final departure.



We Make Differences!!

Asian Heritage Treks support NGO AHF Nepal for supporting Necha Community Hospital, all the Volunteer programs and worked closely with them for rural transformation that directly benefits the underprivileged people. We support them in a number of ways.

Donation

Asian Heritage Treks donates up to 10% of its annual profit to AHF Nepal’s projects as CSR. These donations are being used for Necha Community Hospital, education, Livelihood support program through microcredit and Necha Community Hospital.

Sponsorship

We are committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education in rural Nepal. Through our Girls Education Scholarship Program 300 primary girls are currently benefiting from this project, which is conducted with full collaboration with Asian Heritage Treks and its friends coordinated by AHF Nepal.

Partnership (Volunteering Program)

The Volunteering Program, organized by Asian Heritage Treks and AHF Nepal, aims to mobilize teams of interested kind hearted experts and interested individuals or team of Volunteer as an effective and economic measure in supporting the underprivileged people for education, health and community development in the villages of lower region Solukhumbhu district of eastern Nepal.

For more detail information, visit AHF Nepal Nepal’s website www.ahfnepal.org

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2017-07-20

Niroj Aryal

Nepal

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