19.Nov - 02.Dec 2017
Polonnaruwa , Sri lanka


  • chantiers 1-3 semaines
  • CULT
  • NICE-17-127
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 245.00 USD


Create a plant nursery for organic farming in the new place for the workcamp. 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-17-127
  • Dispo : 2M / 2F (Total Part 10)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
  • Age : 18 - 99


Organized together with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (1st time in this place). GV4GF is a NGO to promote voluntary service, environmental protection and improve rural life. Project area is a based on paddy farming and in off season, most of farmers work as unskilled labours. Project area is belonging to dry zone so they experienced the harshness of the life. Very few people were moving to outside of the village and others are stay around the village. Partner organization has been working since 2002. People are very shy and backward because of their lifestyle and lack of communication skills.


In the 1st week, we will work in a plant nursery such as making pots/ composts, planting seeds and seedlings and watering, with youth. In the 2nd week, we will do various community work such as cultural exchange programs with villagers including youths, activities with children and work and assist to self help group member’s 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.


Village house with a host family close to nice paddy fields. There is electricity. Meals will be cooked by the host while dishes should be washed by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is not necessary. Let?s enjoy the life wihout internet!


Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expeditions, Farewell party, etc. — Second ancient kingdom of a world heritage site with a lots of over 1,100 years old monuments. Thousand of pilgrimages visit daily for religious ceremonies. Low population density (122 per km2). Project site is located 256km from Colombo.


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 participantion is possible only in 11/19-11/25. 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. 9 hours by bus to the site.

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