Sri Lanka | Landbouw
Samen met 3 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 9 dagen naar een landbouwproject.
Het project duurt van 21 t/m 30 juni.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van $ 215. (Ca. € 188)
First week we are working to establish a plant nursery. Cleaning the land, make composts, fill soil to bags, make shades are among the work. During the second week we are visiting village to meet family, youths, village kindergarten 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 organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012. GV4GF is NPO that promote voluntary service, while protecting environment based on cultural 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 survive with as a casual labors, begging from others or have to move to another area for livelihood. Few of them survive from making handicrafts, clay pots and collecting bee honey from the forest etc. Some rearing local cattle, collecting milk once a day but yield is below the average. Sharing with locals, you are giving some silver line to their 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.
Damb 3 (10days)
4 (2 mannen en 2 vrouwen)
18 t/m 99 jaar
$ 215 (Amerikaanse dollar)