Learn about traditional building methods in a desert village near Jaisalmer, India

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India

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    02/10/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    just started a new project 30 kms from the city in the desert. This comprises of 3 huts at the moment, a further 3 in the future, and a kitchen. Also there would be opportunities to work with the family who still work the land with traditional farming practices. This is a good opportunity for people to experience the life and culture of this desert region. We will provide accomodation,

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers could learn about traditional building methods in the desert and benefit by working, cooking and exchanging ideas with local people.

  • Help

    Help

    We would like help with our recently started vegatable garden. We would also need general help on the land and some small building projects. There would be opportunities to work with the family who still work the land with traditional farming practices.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english and Hindi

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Staying in traditional huts, helping to cook local food over an open fire
    If there is couple then we pass to them hurt is more then two then they have to share

    All meals, hot drinks and water will be provided. This will be a chance to learn traditional cooking on a wood stove.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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: 228664524955