A friend sent me this........
An opp from www.wrenchnepal.org
for gear-heads like you...
Can you fix a bike? Do you like working with teenagers? Do you need to get out of the USA? We're looking for volunteers.
Wrench Nepal (www. WrenchNepal. org) runs a small bike shop here in
Kathmandu, Nepal, that is operated by bike mechanic 'interns'-- Nepali
teenagers who, for any reason, are in danger of entering adulthood
without marketable job skills, or are otherwise at a disadvantage.
There are over 400 homes in Kathmandu alone for children who have been
orphaned or abandoned by their families. At the moment, we work with
kids from a drop-in shelter and a group that supports the families of
those in prison, with a seemingly endless supply of possible new
interns: teenagers eager to learn a useful skill, to practice their
English, and to become self-sufficient. With only one person training
them, however, the shop cannot work with more than 2-3 people at a
time. That's where you come in.
We're looking for two people at a time to act as bike mechanic
instructors and program organizers. Two positions are available to be
filled immediately; the second shift will be open in May, when the
current instructor's visa expires. The requirements are: