Help us on our new projects in India (Organic Farming, Permaculture, Cooking, Website designing, painting walls etc)

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Chandran. We are a family of 4 (myself, my sister, and my parents) living in the midst of greenery and nature. We are located in Warangal, a historic town in the state of Telangana in south-central India. We have a farm which needs help,

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    *️️*️️*️️*️️ Urgently looking for volunteers from 15th March till the middle of April*️️*️️*️️*️️

    We are a vegetarian family and we have an Organic farm. We have also just started to implement permaculture techniques on the farm. We are very much into a sustainable way of life and living in harmony with nature.

    Our main crop is mango and we have around 30 mango trees. We also grow plenty of other fruits and vegetables. We are really looking for people who can help us on the farm (plucking fruits,maintaining the garden, watering the plants,Weeding,nurturing the plants, manuring, pruning etc.) and also help us implement permaculture activities . Of-course we will provide you with all the necessary training, support and help and we will also be working along with you on the farm.So, people keen on learning or having hands-on experience with permaculture, Sustainable living, landscaping, organic farming etc are always welcome.

    We have also had requests from volunteers for yoga and meditation classes. We can teach mediation classes but need a yoga teacher (not necessarily certified but having good knowledge and decent experience) who can teach the volunteers and us some yoga. Kindly note that most of the people coming would prefer beginner level classes.

    We also need artists to decorate our farm. Be it painting the walls and benches or any other innovative stuff(like murals, art). You just have to be creative and improvise on the farm. Come out with your own ideas and what looks best on the farm.

    We also need a web designer/Photographer to help me with the website for our farm. We still don't have a website and it would be great it someone can offer a helping hand. A good photographer will also help to keep uploading recent pictures of the farm on social media and the website.

    Apart from all that, It would be nice to have someone who can teach Russian because i will be volunteering at the FIFA football worldcup soon and need to learn some basic level Russian.

    WE also accept workawayers who do not have any experience at all but have the willingness, desire and the motivation to learn new things irrespective of their age. We believe one needs to start somewhere and why not with us.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Ours is a purely vegetable,fruit farm and this would be a great learning experience for you if you are looking to gain skills in growing tropical fruits and vegetables in an organic way and using Permaculture(sustainable techniques).Our's is not a commercial farm and we believe in the philosophy "From soil to the plate". You will get to eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables. You will also get to enjoy a lot of nature.

    You will be a part of the family in whatever we do. We will be celebrating festivals together. You will immerse yourself in the local culture. I am sure it will be a great way to experience Indian customs and our way of life. We are also a spiritual family and very much into Meditation. We can take you to temples and show you around the city. There are plenty of places around with historical monuments and ancient architecture.

    You will get to cook food together with us. We can teach you all the Indian dishes we cook at home and it would nice if you can teach us some dishes from your country. We are eager to learn.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    In exchange Volunteers are provided with:
    -A private room(With A/C) in our home so that you have the unique opportunity to live with an Indian family.

    -Three meals a day.We are a Vegetarian family and provide you only vegetarian food.You are open to having meat outside in the restaurants.

    - An Unlimited 24 hour high speed Internet connection suitable for skyping and streaming movies/Videos etc

    - You will have access to the Living room, kitchen, Dining, Verandah and the open terrace. The living room is common to all and we can relax, watch a movie on our big HDTV together. You are welcome into the kitchen. My mom can teach you to cook a variety of Indian dishes and you are also allowed to cook what ever you want(vegetarian). We all eat egg though. Anything with egg is fine.

    -You can also use all the facilities at home like the washing machine, refrigerator, etc

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Kindly note that we will be able to host a maximum of two travelers at a time.

    You will also be expected to keep the house neat and tidy. Cleanliness matters a lot and we are a hygienic family. It is our humble request to keep yourself and the house clean.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Our guests are our Family. We don't want to impose any timings or restrictions. You can help us with whatever you can and how much ever you can. Even a small contribution done with interest, love and dedication will go a long way.

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