the learning went both ways

Winrock Volunteers

Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer Daniel Flaherty shares thoughts from his volunteer assignment in Nepal earlier this year:

I had a wonderful volunteer experience in Nepal. This was my first time to Asia, and I was amazed with the amount of human activity at every turn in Kathmandu. Every conceivable form of transportation seems to be used in Nepal, from motor bikes, rickshaws, water buffalo & cart, horse & cart, bicycles, tractors and automobiles. I am glad I didn’t have to drive here with no traffic lights and driving on the left hand side of the road. I was so surprised how the cows would just lay in the middle of the road without a concern in the world.

My assignment was to improve goat productivity in Nepal through the use of the FAMACHA card. The FAMACHA card is a technique used to detect the level of internal parasite infestation in sheep and…

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