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Area: CameroonJoin our Global Team Summer 2015 - " Make A Difference Volunteering & Cultural Immersion Experience " Unique Experience while Volunteering , and learn about rural village traditions and culture TEAM 2014 IN CAMEROON Joel(Germany),Triona(Ireland)Alexia(Canada)Joan(USA)Petr(Czech Republic These awesome volunteers met in Cameroon for six weeks+ Thank you ALL very much for the amazing work you did from organizing the rural village outreach health fair, people with disabilities entrepreneurship, community connection and helping at the local orphanage, hospitals and local school. “……..once again huge thank you to you for having me over in Cameroon. I had an awesome time, great experience and I am blessed to meet all your friends and other nice Cameroon people. I am very much hoping I will be able to come back and help further with your projects……..” Petr GLOBAL TEAM 2014 Thanking ALL the applicants who contacted us for 2014 volunteering period. Due to the overwhelming offers from workaways, we are adding a second segment as follows for SUMMER 2015 Segment 1: JUNE 1-JULY 7 Segment 11: JULY 1-AUGUST 7 A MAXIMUM OF 6 VOLUNTEERS PER SESSION. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATION. Our Program offer volunteers from abroad a hands-on six (6) week program during summer holidays to undertake a multi-disciplinary international development experience to deepen their understanding of development issues , combined with a cultural immersion program.Volunteers work on small scalable poverty combating sustainable social and community development projects alongside local people addressing issues -Gender, Human Rights, Health, Food and Nutrition, Conservation, Education and Economic Opportunities. Programs Village Health FAIR Help to bring health care to the remote rural poor villages and to educate them on how to prevent diseases and promote health and wellbeing Setting up a short-term clinic in a remote village ; to allow the people to consult nurse practitioners, medical students and doctors and receive health and wellness education addressing the village health concerns such as Maternal Health, HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, together with a more focused cultural immersion component embedded throughout the Health Fair event. Hygiene and good sanitation practices: To teach the village people the importance of good sanitation in improving health and to ensure that villagers understand sanitary practices and the importance of using latrines Community Sustainable Tourism 1 To develop marked trails and maps for visitors 2 Train tour guides to receive visitors 3 To help a small artisan coffee producer develop a coffee tour 4 To program tourism products for website and social media Help setup a Women with disabilities Artisan Center & Crafts Workshops. -Sewing, Crocheting and Knitting, Embroidery groups to produce quality handmade crafts for the local tourist and export markets. 1 To teach design , product development, craft education workshop 2 Photographers/Videographers/Filmakers/bloggers 3 To develop fundraising strategies/grant writing 4 To create communications plan social media and outreach 5 To research access to export markets for their crafts Food Security-Homestead Farming demonstration: To improve health increase food security and reduce malnutrition in children- 1 Teach gardening and horticulture 2 Teach organic farming and improved farming techniques 3 Teach animal husbandry and care in raising animals. People with Special Needs Center Children Holiday Camp AbilityInUs Fun Camp Teach recreational activities, Music, Drama Football coaching, & running Promote the use of fuel-efficient, smokeless stoves, test Solar lanterns: To train in how to construct fuel-efficient stoves using cheap, locally sourced materials. These stoves require less firewood, which helps reduce deforestation and incorporate a chimney into the design. This reduces smoke inhalation whilst cooking, improving health conditions in the community. To test solar power models to solve rural village electricity problems. THINGS TO DO- The village of Akum is a hiker's paradise with trails that lead through winding hillside paths and valleys to Mbatu lake , where you can swim and also visit a famous Catholic pilgrimage site. Other trails winds into the nomadic Mbororo cattle grazers community with majestic panoramic views of the valleys and clouds. Meet a very warm group of people along the way as they go about their routine daily lifestyle. Expect invitations to share a meal with their families. Hike or ride a bike to the King of Akum’s dairy farm, where he will gladly welcome you and tell you all about his dairy project, this breed of dairy cattle are from the Netherlands. He has a true passion for agriculture and the young calf cannot get enough of him. Waterfalls viewing and climbing for the adventurous Getaway trips to other parts of the North West Region and other parts of Cameroon
Area: AlgarveWe are a young married British couple Living in a tiny hamlet in the hills of the Eastern Algarve, 30 mins from Tavira, 40 mins from Faro. We have some land we use for growing vegetables, chickens and sometimes other animals. We have a brand new baby girl, 3 cats and various stray animals who come and go including the occasional wild boar! I used to work in the art department on BBC drama's back in the UK, I am now involved in building, gardening and house maintenance and love to cook all food from around the world. My wife is a TV Editor, she also makes ceramics and glass work from our studio in the village. We will provide supplies for your breakfast and lunch and dinners, with some meals at our house, depending on how busy we are. Staying here would suit a couple with their own transport as we are in a very remote location but are willing to pick you up and take you out on our way into town/work.
Area: AndaluciaPlace located near Granada with lot of land to look after. Familly house, with project for meditation place, Art land and small eco B&B.
Area: KpevePlease come and help our children for free.. we need your help ! Our literacy project is designed to promote good English writing and reading among children in the rural area of Ghana. Currently we are raising funds to build a children library to sustain the project but the project is going on under trees during and after school. The program is for the ages from 7 years to 11 years. The program and volunteers help them to start identifying short words which they might meet during reading processes in English: 3- letter words,4-letter words and so on. This project depends on book donations from numerous volunteers and we shall be happy to receive more to support the program. There is new opportunity in our new school located near a Monkey sactuary an international tourist centre in Ghana.Volunteers are welcomed,
Area: CaliforniaWelcome to Three Rivers, CA. The last town before you entire the Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. You will be right at the entrance of the home of the largest trees in the world, the tallest peaks in the lower contiguous United States and the deepest canyon in California. We are a family of five who live in Three Rivers. Our children are 3, 5, and 8 (and one on the way!). We also have two dogs and three cats. We greatly enjoy the outdoors, meeting new people, and learning new things. Our home is situated on about 2 acres and about 200' of river. Our home is simple. Our home is located about 4 miles off of HWY 198. It is considered a rural neighborhood which is shared with the local wildlife; Deer, Bear, Bobcats, Coyotes, Mountain Lions, and much more! In town you can find several "mom and pop" restaurants such as pizza, Mexican, American, subs, and a local coffee shop. There are a few local art gallery's and a variety of other small gift shops throughout. Public transportation does exist but is very limited. One would want to have their own transportation in order to explore and travel at their leisure.