Childcare centres program

During 2018 & 2019, SVPI will be running volunteer programs in childcare centres in four different Nepalese villages around Chitwan and the Chepang hills.

Apply now or contact us for more information.

Our Nepalese partner organisation, CWON Nepal, is currently responsible for the operation of four childcare centres: Padampur, Manihari, Jinglawo and Sapraini. The centres provide care for children between the ages of 2 and 5 while their parents are away working. Each child who attends the centres is receiving a daily meal, 2 new sets of clothes each year and basic education. We have seen first-hand how the childcare centres quickly become a valuable addition to the community.

  • Padampur was the first childcare centre to be built by donations from Belgium.
  • The Manihari centre was completed in late 2013 and was funded by donations to CWON from Australian volunteers.
  • In Jinglawo, the school funded by donations to CWON Australia now functions additionally as a childcare centre.
  • The Sapraini childcare centre was completed in 2017 with funding from Belgium.

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who would be willing to spend some time at the childcare centres to help with training the teachers and helping with the day to day running of the centres.

SVPI volunteer at daycare centre in Nepal.
SVPI co-founder, Calida Neal, with children at the Padampur daycare centre in Nepal.

Important Information

Trip Dates: 

20th Oct – 3rd Nov 2018

3rd Nov – 17th Nov 2018

17th Nov – 1st Dec 2018

12th Jan – 26th Jan 2019

26th Jan – 9th Feb 2019

Trip duration:

2 weeks (14 nights)

Trip cost:

$1150 AUD plus a $500 AUD donation towards the running costs of the childcare centres.


3-4-star hotels in Kathmandu and Sauraha. Homestay in the hill villages.