Sri Lanka | Landbouw

Samen met 3 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 9 dagen naar een landbouwproject.
Het project duurt van 12 t/m 21 november.

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Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 213.  (Ca. € 188)
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.
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 necessary. Let's enjoy the life without internet!
Mahiyanganaya, commonly known as DAMBANA, home of indigenous / bushman in Sri Lanka. Local community mix with the indigenous people and new generation is rising up. Climate is dry but during the project period could experiencing light rain.
This workcamp has been organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (since a few years ago here). GV4GF is a NGO to promote voluntary service, environmental protection and improve rural life. Mahiyanganaya is at dry and less developed area and mainly community is living with poverty. Education is a not an essential thing to their life. Their farming activities is from the end of Oct. to the end of Jan. After that they have to survive until next rain season with asking or begging from the local and forging tourists. Few of them sell handicrafts and bee honey. Dairy farmers are taking milk once a day and all of them have local cattle, yield is below the average. We believe volunteers give a silver line to their harsh life.
High motivation to work and respect to the local culture and way of the local organization!
Other activities:Organizing cultural exchange events, Meditation, Excursion, Environmental Education, Farewell party, etc. ▲255 USD to be paid on your arrivals. 10 days participants should pay 215USD. 235 USD for Repeaters of GV4GF workcamps or is from less expensive countries. ▲10 days participation is possible only in 112-21Nov. Please write this period on the application form if you want to join only for one week.

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Aantal vrijwilligers

4 (2 mannen en 2 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

$ 213 (Amerikaanse dollar)


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