Our Social Projects
Your money goes directly to the Volunteer Society Nepal (VSN) who operate community projects in Kathmandu and employs your tour guides, leaders and porters.
VSN was founded by Tej Shrestha in 2004, that’s Tej in the photo on the left, in November 2019 when we co-founded Real Travel Nepal.
VSN’s biggest community project is the Career Building International Academy Schools, comprised of a primary and high schools, and a pre-school for young children.
CBIA provides higher quality education with more affordable fees for children and youth of local families in Kathmandu.
Tej is CEO of the academy and our chief financial director, whose next project is another CBIA school due for completion 2022.
VSN Community Projects
Pre-school to high school, Career Building International Academy provides higher quality education at affordable fees for 1000+ families.
The Women’s Center is where local women learn to read, write, math and more. The centre provides skills training and empowerment workshops.
VSN operates a disabled centre for intellectually disabled children and youth. A rare support facility for local families that enables them to work.
Since 2004 VSN has attracted foreign Volunteers to partake in it’s many social projects. It is one of the premier volunteer organisations in Nepal.
Programs For 2020 to 2022
Build Another School
Commencing in 2020 and planned for completion in 2022 is another CBIA School for an additional 950 students. The success of our first academy has created demand for more places in our education system.
Impact Travel Employment
As part of the sustainability curricula we will create a direct employment path for CBIA students. Our goal is to be a leading Impact Travel company in Nepal and a valued employer of young professionals.