Come and help with daily life and English language in an eco-village in the Chmyrivka, Ukraine



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  • Description


    We are an eco-village in a middle of Ukraine, in a historical place. The eco-village is surrounded with a oak and hornbeam tree forest. There are 12 familes live here. We use to bake bread without yeast, make kraft cheese, grow organic products and study permaculture. We try to provide ourselves with natural products. We get together for the holidays, dance and sing songs, try to renew national traditions.
    There are several nice kids here who study languages and need lessons and another interesting activites.
    We welcome interesting personalites, creative, outgoing, ready to join us for one or more weeks.
    We like cooking, so would be greate to study something new.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    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

    You can gain skills in baking bread, producing cheese, farmstay works. Spend time walking in a forest and having a rest in nature. Study Russian or Ukrainian languages. Make friends with us and have conversations.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We glad to volunteers who can teach choreography, singing, sports and yoga.
    Volunteers who know how to make cheese and landscape design are very welcome. We would like to share experiences and improve our skills.
    One family is finishing building a house and need some help with repairing.

  • Languages spoken

    Ukrainian: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    We'll give you a seperate house or tent. Toulet is located out of the house. We cook vegetarian lunch once a day. Hope volunteers will manage with breakfasts and suppers by themselves. Refrigerator and microvawe oven are available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in 250 km from our capital Kiev.
    Cold Yar is a historical place. You can travel around and learn a lot about our history and culture.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have enough space for parking but entrance is pretty steep climb that camptruck should manage. Impossible leave or enter by car in rain due to clay.

  • 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

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