Come and help us to renovate the house and around our property in the hills of Penedes, Vilafranca, Spain.



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    Hi, we are Neelamber and Fabrizio and we are italian and we live in Barcelona since 2012...
    something about us:
    I am a happy person, I am a Buddhist, and I follow the law of love and respect, I work every day on me to be more compassionate and remind myself that I have to breathe well.
    I am a visual designer, interior designer and flower designer; eight years ago I starting to work
    for a yoga retreat and for them I designed all indoor and outdoor spaces of the property.
    thanks to this work I begin to get closer to the world of yoga, and I start to get further and further away
    from my old world.
    I am budist since 17 years, I was being vegetarian for more than 21 years and now I am vegan.
    I practice yoga since 5 years and I am a yoga Kundalini teacher registered RYS yoga alliance since more than one year; I practice and teach silence meditation, dinamic meditation, mantra meditation.
    I am graduate like an art teacher and I am voluntary like a yoga and art teacher for children.
    I payed my University doing the dog sitter in Milan so I really really love all the animales (i have just a problem with rats).
    I am a happy person and I love the nature, animales, travelling and meet people.
    I worked in Ikea for 12 years like a logistic responsible; I practice yoga (hata and kundalini) since 4 years and I do massage since more than one year (relaxing/rebalancing massages) and I approched to the ayurveda too.
    I am vegetarian since 6 years and I like to cook.
    In Barcelona we rent rooms for tourists in our apartment, we manage them and we take care of the cleaning, check in, check out.
    I manage rooms in another apartment too.

    We are renovating a farmhouse with 25 hectares of land in Guardiola de Font Rubì, a wonderful place in the hills of Penedes, where the best Cava of Spain is produced, a few kilometers from Vilafranca, less than one hour from Barcelona and about 30 minutes from the beaches of Sitges.

    The farmhouse can be reached by train from Barcelona or other places to Vilafranca del Penedes and than there is a bus stop where you can take a bus to our house or we are there with our car to help you.

    We will open a retreat yoga and meditation center very soon and we will organize various activities in the forest too.
    We need people who help us for some works in the house and for the arrangement of the land / garden from now.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can practice yoga and meditation and you can learn italian.

    In your free time you can walk and explore the forest, relax in a hammock in the trees around the house. There are many wineries to visit in the Penedes area. In one hour you can reach Barcelona by train from Vilafranca, or you can reach Sitges by bus from Vilafranca.
    To reach Vilafranca there are buses or we have our car.
    If you want to spend a week end in Barcelona we can just provide for you a free accomodation.
    Other nearby attractions are Montserrat, Garraf Park where there is also a Buddhist monastery.
    In three / four hours you can reach Valencia or Zaragoza.

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    We are looking for respectful, energetically positive and responsible people who can help us for some works in the house and in the land/garden.
    We want to create an eco-sustainable house!

    You must be a person interested in yoga and meditation, and interested in practicing them.
    We are not interested in people who only need to come to sleep and eat ... we are creating a place of meditation where respect, love and harmony are the basis of our project.
    The diet is vegan
    The meals offered are breakfast, lunch and dinner. During the day you can eat fruit and drink herbal teas.
    Smokers of any kind are not accepted.
    Access to the kitchen is limited.
    Water must be used without waste.
    Respect for people and for the home is the first rule!
    Harmony is what must reign at home!
    If these features represent you, you are welcome!
    It will be a pleasure to share our house with you!

    The main works at the moment are:

    A vegetable garden must be created to cultivate its own products.
    Stones must be collected to build walls in the garden.
    We need to plant the plants in the garden.
    Clean some forest area.

    We are open to hosting anyone with eco-friendly ideas to implement in our home or anyone willing to create objects, such as lamps, home furnishings, etc ...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    we provide shared accommodation, in the house, and use of the kitchen (better vegetarian or vegan and you can use the food in the house, but if you have a special diet you should to provide yourself) in exchange for 4 hours of help a day from Monday to Friday.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

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

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