Peace Corps Nepal has launched its own Web site, nepal.peacecorps.gov.
There are currently 38 Volunteers in Nepal working in agriculture. During their service in Nepal, Volunteers learn to speak the local language of Nepalese. More than 3,675 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Nepal since the program was established in 1962.
It’s pretty good, and it has information for future volunteers (on expectations and more, including packing suggestions). I really like the FAQ, which includes this sound advice—for those of you reading this right now:
- What to Expect
- Each volunteer’s experience is different. Invitees can read volunteer blogs, listen to RPCV stories and search the internet about Peace Corps and Nepal; however, they should not expect to know many things until arriving in country. […]
You can connect with the program on its official Peace Corps/Nepal Facebook page.