- chantiers 1-3 semaines
Other activities:Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expeditions, Farewell party, etc.
- Code : NICE-17-130
- Dispo : 3M / 3F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG /
- Age : 18 - 99
This workcamp has been organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (first time in this place for this work). GV4GF is a NGO to promote voluntary service, environmental protection and improve rural life. The area records high amount of young marriages and separation. If village headman noticed family problems or separations, any other threat to children, parents separated or die, he report it to district secretary and will ask from district courts to issue a order to transfer children to a orphanage to minimized the threat. Partner organization has been working since 2002. They are very shy and backward because of their lifestyle and lack of communication skills. Visiting volunteers encourage them to learn English and giving an opportunity to use their language skills with volunteers.
In the first week, volunteers will work at the orphanage to do activities with them such as paintings, songs, dance, playing with them, if requested do some manual work with children. In the second week, volunteers will move around the village to have cultural exchange, to work with families and to assist to self help group memberaeuros.
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
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.
RequirementHigh motivation to work and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization