HIV AIDS awareness volunteer program is a public awareness volunteer program designs to aware the community about global crisis HIV AIDS. AIDS has become a global crisis challenging the humanity. Further, the crisis is projected to get worse turning into a catastrophe. This epidemic transcends geographical, gender, racial, ethnic as well as economic barriers, and thus, Nepal remains no exception. Health experts have projected that it will become a leading cause of death over the coming years. Surveys detected HIV infections among sexually transmitted infection patients and female sex workers throughout most regions in Nepal.
With the increased rate of migration, trafficking within and across the country, child labor and injecting drug users, the HIV/AIDS rate will only go up. Those who are at higher risk comprise migrants, child labors, the younger population in general, intravenous drug users and unborn child of infected mothers. Unprotected sex, use of intravenous unsterilized injections, and mother to child infections has been the important risk factors. But the major mode of transmission remains sexual intercourse. In most cases, the HIV epidemic is driven by the behaviors such as unprotected sex, use of unsterile injectibles and stigmatizing and condemning the infected puts individuals at higher risks. Therefore, raising awareness on HIV/AIDS and clarifying the misconceptions is an effective tool toward prevention. Moreover, it is also vital to break down the stigmas and misconceptions associated with HIV/AIDS so that effective treatment of HIV-positive persons can be carried out in a manner that ensures their basic human rights. Latest figures show that over 60,000 people have the HIV infected and there is increasing alarm that the disease is escalating. We organize awareness program in world aids day and distribute condoms in society. You can also participate in world HIV day community awareness volunteer program. Volunteering in world aids day awareness program, it is necessary to raise the vow together ‘stop aids crisis and eradicate the curse of human being’. Therefore, we invite entire volunteers of the world to donate and contribute your effort in society, let’s join our HIV AIDS awareness volunteer project.
Highlights: HIV AIDS awareness volunteer placements available on host family and volunteer hostel in organization.
Available duration: 2 weeks to 12 weeks
Experience required: It is not necessary any specific skills and qualification for HIV AIDS awareness volunteer program. Upon your arrival you will receive relevant training towards the HIV AIDS awareness volunteer projects. If you are flexible and patient, you’ll cope better during the HIV AIDS awareness project and successfully complete your project as working conditions. For HIV AIDS awareness project volunteer may need physical efforts, so you should be in good health. We just ask our volunteers to be flexible, enthusiastic, be patient and an open mind. HIV AIDS awareness program is open to worldwide participants, families, couples and individuals.
Project location: HIV AIDS awareness volunteer project placements are located in all over Nepal according to your interest and chosen program. Most of the volunteer placements are located within 2-4 km. from their accommodation and volunteers use local transportation such as mini bus or taxis for their commuting.
Program start dates: The program starts on the 1st and 15th of each month, year round.
Program requirements: Volunteers must be 16 years or older at the beginning of the program. Volunteers need to have an open mind and flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. The volunteer should bring energy and enthusiasm to make a difference.
Arrangement of room/food/supervision: CSVFN will manage your accommodation, food and supervision while you work in a volunteer program. You will stay either with a host family, in a project hostel or in a home base. In the home base, you’ll share your room with other volunteers and use communal toilets. You’ll be served 3 meals a day. Meals in the home base can be local or continental. In the host family, you’ll have a room for yourself and will be served 3 local meals a day. Staying with a host family will provide you with a wonderful opportunity to experience Nepali lifestyle and live with a warm and welcoming family. You can even learn to cook Nepali food. While volunteering, our staffs will visit you every two weeks. During the visit, we will check on your progress and make sure you’re satisfied and happy.
Transportation: Volunteers are met at the Nepal international airport in Katmandu, upon arrival into Nepal. Once you are in your placement you need to work out transport for any traveling you wish to do, whether this is simply to the local shops or further a field for sightseeing. Travel will usually be by micro bus, tempo, taxi, larger buses or simply walking distance.
Trip upgrade: We proudly offer this project and travel packages in Nepal. You can customize or upgrade this travel itinerary to meet your specific interests. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail. We are looking forward to hear from you.
Note: You will also need a weekly budget up to € 10 to cater for all your personal expenses like bath soap, laundry, Telephone, mineral water etc.
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