by Grace Kim, former Publicity Officer and Social Secretary for Imperial College London
A typical day for a volunteer at Maya begins at 6am if you are lucky enough to be on kitchen duty for breakfast. In the kitchen, your task is to peel and chop vegetables, light a fire, clean dirty pots and wipe down the tables and floors. The school has recently hired a new cook to work full time in the kitchen, which has greatly reduced the work load for us. Once breakfast (Dal Bhat, all day, every day) is served at 8 am, you can enjoy your plate of lentils and rice with the children from the hostel, and exchange morning greetings (Good morning Sir! Good morning Miss!).
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