Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP)
Keep provides porters (till date 4000 porters) with required stuffs to climb the hills and mountains, make them acquainted with English language through training courses, first aid training, map navigation and awareness training. They have been conducting yearly programs, related to Tourism promotion, Environmental conservation and Rural-developmental activities, since the year of its establishment. Till date KEEP has constructed different schools, toilets, water taps, milk station, community hall, etc. in various rural villages of Nepal based on their necessity and resource availability. Several awareness campaigns and cleanliness activities addressing health and environmental issues are also conducted by KEEP.
Being a non-profit organization, KEEP’s programs are depended on funds. Major activities of KEEP till date are listed below:
- Travelers Information Centre
- Eco-tourism Capacity Building
- Environmental Awareness-
- Porters Welfare
- Rural Community Development
Where will the funds go?
KEEP will utilize the raised funds on designed projects such as Chepang health post construction, Rara Lake cleaning and awareness program; to provide trainings for tourism professionals at Arughat and capacity building program for locals at Kanchanjunga