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The Fee and Dates

RCDP Nepal volunteer Program starts every 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.

Every year, hundreds of volunteers arrive in Nepal to volunteer from UK and USA based organizations and end up paying up to $2500 to volunteer for 2 weeks. However, RCDPoffers the most affordable program fee.Our program fee starts as low as $180. The program fee is divided in as registration fee ($279) and weekly fee.

In Nepal, in addition to volunteer programs, RCDP runs many projects to help poor children and orphanages. We are presently running 2 orphanages in Nepal and school construction/renovation program (for detail, visit:http://www.rcdpnepal.org/about_rcdp/achievements.php). Majority of your program fee is used for your program. However, as RCDP aims is to support poor communities and children, we use remaining saving (if any left)) to run or manage our orphanages and community projects.

Weekly fee is divided between room/3 local foods a day (50%) and project donation/support of local project staffs (50%). This allocation may be different depending up on location, project type etc. However, our coordinator will explain these issues before you pay the fee. Please find below the break down of cost in a weekly basis.

Weeks Kathmandu/Chitwan
Orphanage/ School
Medical (Kathmandu or Chitwan) Monastery (Kathmandu) Photo Journalism (Kathmandu)
  1 Week   $100   $185   $175  $225
  2 Weeks   $200   $260   $295 $400
  3 Weeks   $300   $385   $415 $575
  4 Weeks   $400   $460   $535   $750
  5 Weeks   $500   $585   $655   $925
  6 Weeks   $600   $660   $760   $1,100
  7 Weeks   $700   $785   $865   $1,275
  8 Weeks   $800   $860   $970   $1,450
  9 Weeks   $900   $985   $1,065   $1,625
  10 Weeks   $1,000   $1,060   $1,160   $1,800
  11 Weeks   $1,100   $1,185   $1,255   $1,975
  12 Weeks   $1,200   $1,260   $1,350   $2,150
Program fees cover:
  • Accommodation (volunteers house or host family)
  • Food (local food 3 times a day)
  • Airport pick up/Transfer
  • In-country support
  • Program Orientation
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer