Nepal January

Nepal January Institute

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Institute Alumni* Only:

Serve Hospitals in Nepal!

Winter Service Trip with Engineering World Health
* Must have previously participated in an EWH program

Through January Institute Nepal, EWH Alums (from Summer Institutes and Campus to Country programs) will help repair much-needed medical equipment in Nepal as the country continues to recover from devastating earthquakes and flooding.

After a two-day orientation near Kathmandu, participants will work for 2.5 weeks in small groups (2-4) at partner hospitals in around Nepal. Participants will install and repair hospital equipment, train and work with local staff, and perform a multitude of other tasks utilizing their engineering skills and knowledge.

To experience the culture and way of life in Nepal, participants will stay with homestay families. EWH and in-country partners will handle all local transportation, most meals, and accommodation. Participants will be supported in Nepal by a local partner volunteer service in Nepal. Participants will also be provided with cell/images/rance.

Kathmandu mountains flying in  View of Kathmandu from plane

CostsEquipment pile at BP Koriala Cancer Center

The price of tuition is $3000, to cover in-country costs. You will need to respond with a non-refundable $500 deposit within 10 days of acceptance. A pdf of the application questions is available for review here

Financial aid and low-interest loans are available.

If you would like to apply, please email us at for application instructions.

Program Dates: December 27, 2018 - January 14, 2019

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