Togo | Landbouw en natuur
Samen met 19 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 21 dagen naar een landbouw en natuurproject.
Het project duurt van 14 juli t/m 4 augustus.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 200.
SUMMARY OF THE PROJECT The project forms part of a sustainable development approach that respects the preservation of the biodiversity and the promotion of organic products. With this this project ASTOVOT tries to make organic products accessible to the public. The activities in the garden offer the possibility to discuss and deal with organic production and local consumption. AIMS OF THE WORKCAMP – Preserve biodiversity and the environment of the garden; – promote the culture of organic products (vegetables and fruits); – Encourage the local population to consume organic products WORK IN THE PROJECT – Prepare the patches: weeding, hoeing; Make the compost; – Install a conduit pipe water system in the garden; – Protect the plants against the sun and parasites; – Water plants; Reinforce the fence of the garden.
ACCOMMODATION The housing conditions are generally rudimental. The volunteers will be accommodated together in a single house with several bedrooms (usually 2 to 4 rooms). They will reside near the project site. Volunteers will sleep on mats made out of plastics or straw. But they can buy or bring along small airbeds or little floor-mats, and a mosquito net… In addition to the project activities, the volunteers can organize rides, meetings with local communities, parties and excursions in the surrounding villages. NB: Internet access and Electricity are limited according to areas of the project. FOOD Volunteers will cook and eat together their meals. In the kitchen, they will use the local products. There are many various vegetables and fruits in location, so vegetarian and vegan diets can be continued. NB: Clean drinking water available.
Located approximately 120 km from Lomé, capital of Togo, the town of Kpalimé is a dream location for nature lovers and hikers looking for beautiful mountain landscape, natural waterfalls and tropical flora. With about approximately 105,000 inhabitants, Kpalimé is a touristic town in the Plateaux region. There are many artisanal workshops and retail outlets such as wood sculpture, weaving, wickerwork, decorated calabashes, batiks, painting, pottery, ceramics and mounted butterflies. In addition to the public and administrative offices, the town has a cathedral, a scientific college, and a post-office, as well as several banks, medical centers, pharmacies, cyber-cafés and petrol stations. Kpalimé receives many visitors especially in summer since the local population is very hospitable.
ASTOVOT is an educational, apolitical, non-profit association, created in 1957. It is recognized as an association of young volunteers and as an NGO. Our goal is to foster and promote local development and the ideas of the International Solidarity. ASTOVOT enables a flow of ideas through International and intercultural exchanges in order to arouse the mutual comprehension and the peace promotion.
Permaculture (organic products)
20 (10 mannen en 10 vrouwen)
18 t/m 99 jaar