In the 1st week, we will make nursery and plant trees in school premises with students. We will also assist their organizing cultural events at the school. In the 2nd week, we will visit around and do 1. Activities with village children 2. Assisting self help group member’s activities where we will establish and maintain a plant nursery with youth by cleaning the land, making pots, planting seeds and seedlings, making composts, watering, etc.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Village house with a host family, close to nice paddy fields. There is electricity and mobile phones are working. 3G/2G data connection is working, but no WiFi. You can’t use toilet papers here that block the drainage lines. You have to wash your cloths by hand and have to hang outside for drying. At the night you can see lots of bright stars at the sky.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Higurakgoda. 256km from Colombo, suburb of Polonnaruwa, the second ancient kingdom in Sri Lanka and declared as a world heritage site. Many people depend on paddy farming and it is low population density area for Sri Lanka (122 people/ km2).
Leisure:Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expeditions, Farewell party, etc.
High motivation to work while experiencing different type of life style, accept challenges, adopt to local environment, respect and accept local life and culture.