Help our small family to create an organic farm in Paranam, Surinam




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  • Description


    We are a very small family (1 father of 54 and his son of almost 7 years) with a small property (5 ha). The plan is to clear 4 hectares of land from grass and afforestation. The ground has already been leveled and provided with channels and beds. The soil will be planted with mainly melon, pineapple, sugar cane and other plants and (fruit) trees. It is sometimes hard work in burning sun. For the rest it is a lot of peace and thought, eating fruits and vegetables from the garden and drinking various natural drinks. In your free time, you can go to the capital of Surinam or make various trips to the jungle. There is a lot to do if you are adventurous. We need 2 positive, with preference, non drinking or smoking volunteers where age or gender is not important.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you have an open mind and are adventurous, there is always something to learn in different areas. That applies to everyone. Be open to new situations and help us to reach our great biological goal.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    The help mainly consists of felling of low to high grass, shrubs and low forestation. Plowing the ground. If you like it, you can also cook, clean, repair tools, do minor repairs to the house, everything is negotiable to provide a basis for an organic farm.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    All languages are welcome.

  • Accommodation


    The place where you will stay is not primitive. There are toilets, showers and running cold and hot water. There are mattresses, sheets and pillows. You just have to handle it properly. There is a private small house with 1 bedroom and 1 living room where the person(s) can sleep.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 193252131153