Become part of the community
As part of a group you will live in the middle of a community, learning about the local culture, engaging and connecting with people with lives vastly different to your own. It’s about sharing your skills and knowledge in a way that is useful to them. You will be teaching English to young children.
Living in a self-catering house and walking to school each day, you’ll be well known in the town, a resident and friend rather than a passing tourist.
Make an Impact
We are passionate about the difference you can make and we work with each participant individually to ensure you can use your skills to make a meaningful contribution.
Independent, supported travel
At the end of our longer, 12-week project, you can choose to include four weeks of independent travel, whilst still making use of our 24/7 in-country support.
Gap Year 100
We are committed to taking a maximum of 100 per year on our gap year programs. As a non-profit, Africa & Asia Venture’s focus is on providing both volunteers and our partner communities with the best experience possible and by limiting our numbers we ensure we can treat every applicant individually and place them where they can have the most impact.
AV programs are no ordinary gap year experiences, it’s a community of individuals with shared experiences and we are with you long after you get back from the project. “Once an AV, always an AV.”
Visit our website to find out more about our Nepal program.
Majestic icy peaks but a warmth of welcome that melts you instantly. Nepal has few natural resources other than its startling beauty and its people.
Huge mountains dominate tiny terraced fields, where 80% of the people grow not quite enough food to live on. In steep-sided valleys are some mighty rivers and fast-growing towns, which offer electricity, water, medicine and schools.
It is here in central Nepal that AV, and our registered charity the AV Foundation, work to support rural schools and schools for the children of ex-Gurkha servicemen.