Kathmandu, October 13, Kathmandu’s 10 fellows to work together with 24 community fellows in Rasuwa.
Global Fellowship Nepal (GFN), has launched the first batch of weeklong ‘Go Gaunley’ cultural exchange trip at Bhalayadanda, a rural village in Rasuwa.
GFN is a new generation enterprise that aims to connect the youths from around the world for fellowship purpose based in Nepal. This time, 10 Kathmandu fellows are exploring the typical Nepali village life as they work together with 24 local community fellows for skills exchange.
The fellows are dining the local dishes like â€œDhendoâ€ and â€œGundrukâ€ and even experiencing typical village activities like harvesting and cattle grazing. They are also conducting service activities like painting the local school, maintaining â€œchautarosâ€, sanitation programs etc. The fellows are also helping the local students in their academics.
The fellows will also teach the villagers basic sanitation skills like effective hand washing, brushing and other green habits. They will also attend various practical leadership, communication and life skill sessions during the weeklong stay.
The enterprise has been co-founded by 4 young entrepreneurs based in Kathmandu; Biplab Subedi, Pradeep Ghimire, Prasanna Basnyat and Shailesh Lamichhane.
“This has been our dream project and we hope to have hundreds of youths from all around the world joining in this wonderful fellowship opportunity in the days to come,” said Subedi.
The batch one has been introduced as a pilot project and thus for Nepalese only. GFN sees foreigners coming in for the program in upcoming series of this program.