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School Bagmati, Nepal

6 reviews6

Teach English at Samata school in Bhaktapur

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
2 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
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Teach a language to guests or local communities.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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The Experience

Samata Shiksha Niketan (The Bamboo School Project) builds schools made with bamboo and corrugated iron roofs. The aim is to provide quality education for a low fee to underprivileged children in Nepal. The Bhaktapur branch is looking for volunteers to teach English grammar, conversation classes and help with activities and events. The 900+ students range from 4 - 18y/o. For 5 usd per day we can cover the expenses of food and accomodation

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Additional Fee Required

Volunteers contribute $5 per day to cover expenses for food and accommodation.


  • Fluent English
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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How this experience will transform you

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Meeting locals

1 Creating true social impact

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Developing social awareness



My visit to Samata school in Bhaktapur was unique. I had the chance to teach English, learn about Nepali culture, and maintain their website. The school is well organized, and the host was always around to assist with any concerns I had. In addition, I had the opportunity to live a few days in the village at my host’s home, which was beautiful. The family is lovely, and the food is exceptional. I recommend the school to any volunteer who wants to share and learn new skills.

about 2 months ago



I will always remember Samata School, was a unique experience meet Shova and live with all the kids this 3 months. Since the first second they make me feel part of the family, teaching me about their traditions, culture and the beautiful country that is Nepal. The kids are so lovely and warm, and they give you the 100% in any project that you propose them, and all the school's staff and the people that i meet here was really nice. Im gonna miss you a lot, but i will be back soon, for sure! I know that i have more family now =)

over 2 years ago



Experience I'll remember 4 rest of my lyf. I did not expect anything b4 I go there. Al I had in my mind that I was goin 2 meet som beautiful ppl. I knew about the bambu skul of Nepal 4 a lng tym but never tot I was goin 2 b there like that. Shova didi even took us 2 her village during Tihar vacation & let us stay with her beautiful family & cooked lovly traditional meals. I heard abt her dad's murder in front of her by terrorist at a young age and d responsibility she took as the oldest membr of the family.. I felt respected evriwer coz She earnd respect all over. Luv you didi, luv U Samata.

over 2 years ago



I can't even explain how amazing my experience at the school has been. In fact, I don't think a few words can describe how friendly and family-like the school's staff and the students have been. The students are so culturally aware, respectful and loving that one is bound to make dozens of life-long friends in a very short while. It's an experience that has made a substantial addition to me and will stay with me for life. I look forward to coming back here.

over 2 years ago



Volunteering at Samata has been the most heartwarming experience to date. It was amazing to meet so many very eager students who wanted to learn and interact with me and the other volunteer (Elena).

Shova made everything possible to make me feel comfortable and part of the family. Everyone, from the students, to the teachers made me feel like I belonged, and I felt so much love.

I love how close everything was to the school -- 5min walk to the Kamal Binyak Pond, and 15min walk to Dattatreya Square and 20mins to Bhaktapur Square.

Will definitely come visit the school and everyone again.❤

almost 3 years ago

Shova replied

Thank you so much for volunteering at our school! Good luck with your travels and we hope to see you again soon!

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