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At NGN we applaud everyone who wishes to donate their time and skills to help others less fortunate than themselves. However, choosing an “ethical volunteering” placement in a developing country is something that takes careful consideration.
“Ethical volunteering” means two things:
1) volunteering with the right mindset; and,
2) taking the time and care
NGN does everything that it can to reunify trafficked and displaced children with their families, but sometimes that just isn’t an option, and we must find the best alternative solution for a particular child. Ideally, this is one that helps them maintain a connection with their communities and any family they may have.
Nepal’s mountainous terrain and poor infrastructure make it difficult to travel and search for the families of children who have been trafficked and displaced from their homes into the hundreds of abusive children’s homes scattered throughout Kathmandu and other major Nepali cities. Nevertheless, NGN’s reintegration officers continue to trek across precarious and difficult terrain
As 2017 gets underway, the NGN Community Anti-trafficking (CAT) project team continues to travel to remote, earthquake-affected villages in the district of Sindhupalchowk to inform local communities about the dangers of children being trafficked into illegal institutions. The team does this through performing educational street dramas, giving talks in schools and many other activities that