- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Create a plant nursery to revivie the abandon traning center for promoting organic farming. Enjoy real essence of Sri Lankan rural life! -- 245 USD to be paid on your arrivals. One week participants should pay 175 USD.
- Code : NICE-17-125
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 12)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
This workcamp has been organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (since 2013 in this place). GV4GF is a NGO to promote voluntary service, environmental protection and improve rural life. GSS (Shelter for villagers) was made as an integrated organic farm in 1977 with the donation from some international agencies that suddenly stopped 5 years ago, so most of the activities were collapsed. Then, another group has taken the responsibility and runs an animal husbandry (cattle and goats), biogas unit, vegetable plantation plots including leafy vegetables, tea plantation, banana plantation and cinnamon plantation, all by the organic way.
Volunteers will 1. Establish the demonstrative vegetable garden with village youths to be used also as the training center as before, 2. Assist the other farming activities at farm, 3. Support to village children society’s work and 4. Support members home garden activities.– Study theme : We can learn about history of agriculture and hydro civilization existed more than 2,000 years ago. And culture and ancient kingdom as well as history.
Training center at the farm. Meals will be cooked by the host while dishes should be washed by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is not necessary. You can wash your cloths by washing machine. Internet is available (but Volunteers need tp pay).
Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expedition, Farewell party — Located at 130km from Colombo. This is a mountainous area and elevation is 1100m above sea level. Environment is cool, windy and low humid.
High motivation to work and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! — English (Sri Lankan is also welcomed!) — 245 USD to be paid on your arrivals. One week participants should pay 175 USD. — One week participation is possible in 10/29-11/04. Please write this period on the application form if you want to join only for one week. — Volunteers need to arrive at Katunayake Bandaranayake International Airport by the end of the day before the first day and can leave there after the midnight of the last day. 7 hours by bus to the site.