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Terms and Conditions


Nepal Volunteers’ provides services to you subject to the following conditions. If you volunteer with us, you accept these conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully.

Acceptance of Terms-
We would like to request you to verify and affirm that you agree to abide by the following Terms and Conditions in order to volunteer with Agriprenuers’ EcoHomeStay ,SAF Nepal’s Nepal Volunteers . We reserve the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any changes.

Please be aware that your volunteering/Internship or any other programs can be altered at all times due to different circumstances in Nepal. For example, programs can be altered due to special holidays, strikes, exams at school or any other unexpected event.NepalVolunteers will offer you alternative programs when this occurs.

Travel
Nepal Volunteers do not arrange flights or make any travel arrangements to Nepal. This is the responsibility of the volunteer. General advice concerning passport, visa and health requirements is available in Nepal volunteers’ pre-departure information ( Volunteers info Pack).The pre-departure information will be sent to you after confirmation of your booking. Where Nepal Volunteers makes suggestions and provides advice on travel documentation, this is indicative only. Volunteers are solely responsible for having the correct and necessary travel documents that they require for their travel.

Passport, visa and health requirements
Passport, visa and health requirements are subject to change and you must check current requirements before departure. It is your responsibility to obtain all documents required for your trip. To ensure that these are in proper order and to take them with you. Nepal Volunteers will not be liable if you fail to do so. You will be responsible for meeting any additional cost incurred by reason of such failure. It is the responsibility of the volunteer, not Nepal Volunteers to make sure that the relevant visas and/or permits are in place. Please check with the appropriate Embassy or Consulate well before you travel. The volunteer is responsible for carrying all necessary documents when travelling abroad. This includes, but is not limited to passport and visa. If you choose to obtain a visa ‘on arrival’, Nepal Volunteers are not liable in any respect if, for whatever reason, you are refused a visa and cannot enter the country. Nepal Volunteers cannot accept responsibility if entry to Nepal is denied due to incorrect visa or passport documentation.

Insurance
Nepal Volunteers does not provide the volunteer with insurance of any kind.it is strongly recommended. The volunteer is solely responsible for deciding the type, extent and level of any insurance they require during the planned travel period and is responsible for organising this insurance.

Vaccinations
Each volunteer is responsible for checking and confirming the vaccinations required for their specific type of travel. Where Nepal Volunteers makes suggestions and provides advice on vaccinations, these are indicative only. Volunteers are solely responsible for having the correct and necessary vaccinations that they require for their travel. We strongly recommend that volunteers visit their health professional weeks before travelling.

Reservation Fees
You will have to transfer the Registration fee as part of your fees to secure your volunteer placement. As soon as your reservation fee has been received you will be provided with all the information and support you need to prepare for your upcoming volunteer program.

Remaining Fees
The payment of remaining fees are to be made in cash once you arrive at the Nepal Volunteers office and can be paid in Nepali rupees.

Cancellations and Refund Policy
Nepal Volunteers’ program fees are designed to be affordable. As our projects totally rely on volunteers’ fees and lots of work has already been done by the person in charge to secure your placement. Therefore, the reservation fees as well as Program Fee or any other fees is not refundable.

Change of Dates and Duration
Once registered and before they begin their placement, the volunteer may change the start date and program duration once, subject to availability, at no additional cost.

Placement
Nepal Volunteers are committed to arrange your placement in a responsible and practical manner.We will make your placement and keep offering your support & Supervision as per required.

Food
You will be provided the same food as prepared for the rest of the family two times a day during your home stay. The family will provide for you as well in case of diets, vegetarians or vegans. However, please mention this to us beforehand. The fees cover only food and accommodation twice per day for the period of your placement but you can buy additional food you like at your own expense.

Accommodation
In some cases you have to share room, bathroom and toilet facilities. Please be aware that the standard of hygiene in Nepal is lower than western countries.

Personal Risks
Volunteering often involves travelling to and working in parts of the world where there may be some personal risk. The volunteer acknowledges and accepts sole responsibility for any such risks of whatever nature that may occur during the term of this volunteering agreement. Volunteering placements are often in areas where the standards of accommodation, transport, safety, hygiene, telecommunication facilities, level of infrastructure development and medical facilities are not the same as you are used to at home, or would find on a conventional holiday. Nepal Volunteers cannot accept any responsibility for accidents, injuries, loss of personal effects or death. You understand that during the placement certain events may occur, including, but not limited to, accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities, political instability and the forces of nature. You acknowledge that volunteering requires a degree of flexibility, and understand that the itinerary, accommodation and modes of transport are subject to change without prior notice due to local circumstances.

Code of Conduct

  • Volunteers shall seek to understand and respect Nepali tradition, religion, culture and customs of local people while in Nepal as you will also get more respect by doing this.
  • Dress modestly and behave in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Illegal or violent behaviour shall result in immediate termination from the program.
  • Volunteers shall not get involved in any kind of proselytising, evangelising and political affairs apart from illegal activities.
  • Volunteers are strictly prohibited to bring any book magazines, CDs, DVDs that are inappropriate for anyone in Nepal. The use of narcotic drugs is sternly prohibited.
  • Always keep a photocopy of your passport with you. Don’t pass your telephone number, email address to any stranger.
  • Do not walk alone after it gets dark. You should be at your host family at the time stipulated by the family. Keep Nepal Volunteers informed of your plans about trips and weekends. Follow the rules provided by the host family.
  • Volunteers shall not engage in obvious sexual behaviors or any kind of physical contact between male and female during the stay in host family.

Termination
Violation of any of the terms mentioned above can result into termination of this contract. Apart from this, volunteers have to leave the program without notice if the volunteer is believed to behave in threatening or unacceptable manner or program staff or the Nepal Volunteers staff or associate organisations deem so. If the agreement is terminated due to any of the terms mentioned above, volunteers shall not be entitled to any refund from Nepal Volunteers.

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