We are a very small family (mostly 1 father of 53 and his son of almost 5 years end 2 grandparents) with a small property (6 ha). The plan is to clear 5 hectares of land from grass and afforestation. Then the ground will be leveled. Finally, the soil will be planted with mainly sugar cane and other plants and (fruit) trees. It is hard work in often burning sun. If you like hard sports where you sweat and certainly lose weight, this is your chance to turn your work into a sport. 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 we, or 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 strong and positive, with preference, non drinking or smoking volunteers where age or gender is not important.
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.
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.
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. It is not private.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week