Come, lets share our love for travel, sustainability and connection close to Faizabad, India

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India

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    09/12/2022

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an Indo-American couple who built a beautiful sanctuary in our 30 acre farm outside of Ayodhya, India. Our lives have been so blessed by hosting fellow travellers over the years. The space has been made beautiful through so many contributions and we have evolved so much through all the stories and sharing.

    We work towards making the earth more sustainable. I develop and produce compostable packaging and my wife is an author and fabric artist (amongst many other things!). We have three beautiful girls and 2 wonderful dogs :)

    We now spend most of our time in Portland, US but I am back at the farm every couple of months. Our wonderful friend Zuby is based on the farm and is ensuring that we continue to share the richness of this space with as many travellers as we possibly can.

    Our farm is mainly a mango and lychee orchard and we also have a large pond where we are working on growing foxnuts. We are looking to work more with nature and convert the property towards permaculture and natural farming.

    Come and be in the space to rest your weary (travel) bones and contribute with your talents. We look forward to your energy.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are travellers. We love stories. We love to share whatever we have been bestowed with.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Contribute towards
    - Natural farming and permaculture
    - Sustainable living (veggie garden/ herbs/ composting/ aquaculture)
    - Painting and art
    - Music and performance
    - Cooking
    - Teaching/ helping with charitable work

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Comfortable room with shared bathroom (usually air conditioned for the summer)
    Transport to and from town

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is lots to do in the area. We also run schools and manufacturing facilities to explore. The town has many interesting sights from the mythology Ramayana and numerous nearby towns like Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahbad etc that can be explored.
    Happy to provide bikes, motorcycles, scooters for exploration.
    Also kayaking, swimming, delicious Indian and international food, yoga classes, group meditation, several books available and more.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We set up our own tower as we were remote and had to make sure we have access. You can literally work from anywhere on the property (including a boat on the pond :))

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have enough space for parking and your vehicle can rest as you get a bed and shower!

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Yup, till they are kind to ours :)

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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