Sri Lanka | Landbouw

Samen met 6 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 6 dagen naar een landbouwproject.
Het project duurt van 27 april t/m 3 mei.

Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 185.  (Ca. € 162)
Working at nursary – filling soil in to bags, mix composts and soil, plant seedlings or branchees, activities with children, sharing and and helping to local family and members of the women's group
Village house, located at bit far from main city. 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 their plates and cups after used it. Your cloths can wash by hand and hang for dry backyard. Let's enjoy simple life without modern technologies.
Higurakgoda is located at 231km from Colombo. Higurakgoda is the nearest city we are going to stay. This area also paddy farming are and rich of lots of legendary stories. Higurakgoda, Higuraka and Higurakdamana are names of the adjoining villages, originated in a one root. Higurakgoda is a rural and agricultural area and majority is a farmers. We are going to work rural area with low facilities but lot of kind hearted and friendly people. Surrounding are lakes and paddy fields with fresh breeze, you can feel.
Sri Lanka is colonized by 3 European nations, Portuguese, Dutch and British. We got independence in 1948 but they left lots of social unrests on us. Our tradition was totally collapsed and destroyed. Strange and non compatible development plans are introduced including agricultural and educational systems. When they introduced new plans, they called it as development, but now we are suffering from the effects of that alien development plans. We need to follow environmental friendly and sustainable development activities while developing human factor. They need to think, work and experienced an innovative activities that need to change their lives into positive and productive way. All of them should know their role on country’s development process. We are trying to do this with volunteers without destroying our tradition, culture and environment. As a human being, we are dreaming about peaceful, productive & green society towards a colorful tomorrow for our younger generation.
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, historical sites, some other attractive points located around the area.

Higu 1 (7days)


NICE-19-04272 B


Soort werk





Aantal vrijwilligers

7 (3 mannen en 4 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

$ 185 (Amerikaanse dollar)


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