Help us create our an open community in the mountains of Serra Calderona in an old settlement, Spain.

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Spain

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    Last activity

    18/05/2022

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an open community in the mountains(Serra Calderona). We work rebuilding an ancient arab village(alquería), for preserving the clever and sustainable culture of living in harmony with the nature.
    The settlement it`s from the XI century, located in a lost valley between mountains, with a high environmental value.
    It gives us the life a clear water river that flows between red stones(rodeno) and a dense mediterranean forest.
    The village it`s composed by around 20 houses ruins, a defensive tower and 3 buildings that we are actually rebuilding, and where we already have a communitary dinning room and kitchen, as well as a workshop, a warehouse, library, goat yards, a hen house and sleeping places.
    Olla village has also a big terraced farming surface, where predominate the centenary olive trees, the almond and cherry trees and the orchard terraces, all of them worked up under the permaculture principles.
    The village has communitary shower installations, dry wc, swimming pool, green cleaning filters, photovoltaic electrical installation and a solar heat.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Learn to build with diferent tecniques, drie stone, wood, bamboo , clay and lime.

  • Help

    Help

    We find people to help us to build with natural materials and ancient tecniques, to work in the vegetable garden, make own olive oil, and Now we find some people to make a good solar electric installation.

  • Languages spoken

    Catalan: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Comunity room with beds. Blankets etc..

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 h per day, 5 days at week

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