Sri Lanka | Cultuur
Samen met 2 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 6 dagen naar een cultuurproject.
Het project duurt van 9 t/m 15 februari.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 185. (Ca. € 162)
First two days we are working with family who making clay pots while assist their day today work. After that we are visiting village to meet family and members of self help women's group.
Village house, located at nice location, close to the village main road. There are electricity, you can charge your mobile and cameras. Some mobile services are working here but internet is not strong. Host family cook for you and you can enjoy different kind of local foods with fruits. Volunteers should wash your plates and cups after used it. Your cloths can wash by hand and hang for dry backyard. Let's enjoy simple life without internet among the Sri Lanka's indigenous community.
Dambana is located at 208km from Colombo. Known as a home of the indigenous people. Local community mixed with them and new generation is rising up. Climate is dry, but this period could be little cool.
This workcamp has been organised with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012. GV4GF is NPO that promote voluntary service, while protecting environemt based on cutural exchange to improve rural lives in area. Mahiyanganaya is located at dry area and less developed zone, community is living with poverty, education is far from their lives. Farming season starts from August to end of January of next year. From February to July they have to servive with as a casual labours, begging from others or have to move to another area for livelihood. Few of them servive from making handicrafts, clay pots and collecting bee honey from the forest etc. Some rearing local cattles, collecting milk onece a day but yeild is below the avarage. Sharing with locals, you are giving some silver line to thire lives while change their way of thinking in a positive way.
High motivation to work while experiencing different type of life style, accept challenges, adopt to local environment, respect and accept local life and culture. We are not eating beef and pork, your cloths should cover your knees and shoulders, no any alcohol, drugs, smoking during the workcamp period.
other activities:We can visit nearby temple, visit to meet Sri Lanka's aboriginal people, some other attractive points located around the area.
3 (1 man en 2 vrouwen)
18 t/m 99 jaar
$ 185 (Amerikaanse dollar)