Help creating permaculture garden in Rehoboth district, Namibia. 160 km of Windhoek near the Gamsberg, Namibia



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    Hi Potential work awayer's,

    We have a family farm ( 5000 Ha) +- 70 km out of Rehoboth, ( Closest town) and +- 160 km out of Windhoek ( Capital City), My husband Bayer and my eldest Son, stays mostly on the farm where they farm with Simbra's. WE have a lot of wild horses on the farm and would love help to tame them for any horse lovers as a hobby.
    I am full time employed as a Cabin Safety Inspector in Windhoek where our 2 Boys are at University and only goes to the farm every 2nd weekend. As a hobby I am alternative journey practitioner and a breathwork instructor amongst other healing modalities.

    We are looking for Workawayers who could assist in developing a Permaculture farm on about 10 hectors of land.
    We would also like to set up a permaculture garden. We are currently busy making swails and started with a small garden to plant seedlings for the future of the permaculture setting.
    Anyone with the knowledge to build greenhouses, ideas on how to maintain gardens, design of a permaculture farm, composting, worm farming and who loves nature is more than welcome.
    Bayer my husband is also starting with sustainable farming and anyone with knowledge in it is most welcome to come and assist. We also have chickens and sheep's on the farm.

    Workawayers will be offered meals, eating with the family when they are on the farm and cooking themselves when they are alone and accommodation. The daily working hours will be max 5 hours with most of your time spend towards permaculture design, assisting in the garden and assisting with feeding of chickens.
    Your assistance where you are capable and where you can contribute will be appreciated, but you will not be made to do anything you cannot do.

    Workawayers will be accommodate in a Caravan (therefore one person at a time or a couple) with their own privacy. We have a small farmhouse where we stay over weekends. Volunteers will have to be able to stay alone on the farm with the farm workers and the manager, and will be assisting with managing the day to day running of the farm.
    Volunteers will eat with the family and will have to assist with cooking and cleaning of the kitchen and their own accommodation. There is no house help on the farm.

    You can use weekends to explore the rest of Namibia ( at your own cost) close attractions are Lake Oanob Resort, Gamsberg, Solitaire, Sossusvlei, Daan Viljoen, Hardap Dam, Gocheganas, Swakopmund ( 400 km), Solitaire, Windhoek. Accommodation can be arranged for you if you spend the weekend in Rehoboth or Windhoek only. if you want to visit Windhoek or spend time in Rehoboth, we can accommodate you in our house.

    Transport will be arranged for you from the Airport to the farm. Minimum stay of 2 weeks and maximum stays of 3 months.

    If you really just need a break and want to experience farming the old style, switching off from the day to day hustle, walk in nature without a mask, (yes there is no TV, radio and you need to walk a distance for internet connection), you are most welcome to spend time with our family on our farm. We do have solar panels for lights and making use of gas for cooking as an alternative to the wood stove and wood warm water heater.


    Ps, you will have free reign on the farm as far as designing pathways, gardening. If you are into horses there are a lot of wild horses on the farm that can be tamed, but that will be to do as a hobby.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    If you are a student wanting a clean canvas to do their art on, this would be the perfect learning curve. Or just maybe you need to get away and clear your mind. This African farm will put you in the heart of nature and allow yourself to find yourself without having to worry about food and shelter. It is farming the old style where can still appreciate the quietness of nature and where you can walk in nature and be safe.

  • Arbeit


    permaculture design, taming of horses

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Afrikaans: Fließend
    Englisch: Fließend
    Deutsch: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft


    Shared Accommodation, a Caravan that can accommodate 2 people.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    As per above they can explore Namibia on their own cost.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    It's a farm so there is enough space for camper vans.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


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    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 451833293844