Eco rural community help in Seclì, Lecce, Italy



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  • Description


    The former Rehabilitation Center turns into a Rural Hub, an innovative social and agricultural space managed by Itaca association on a gratuitous loan. Four years ago the center was entrusted to a group of five girls and since then many thingh have changed. the community that support rural hub is growing day by day.
    The place deals with local produces of saffron, one of the seven traditional products of Galatone. Is engaged in the recovery of an old variety of apricot. Produces hemp tea and othe medicinal hearb teas.
    This is furthermore social innovation: plans and realizes youth exchangesprograms and European seminars; host parties, cultural and artistic events; Offers co-living experience for ones who wants to visit Salento.
    It's a traing opportunity for youth; it's a gathering place that people like to call "a square surronded by the nature"; It's open minded to those who want to suggest and realize a new project.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    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

    This is a place full of innovative activities and a perfect place to have the opportunity to develope each one project depending from how much the volunteer whant to engage himself.
    it will be possible to meet different kind of people and the opportunities to learn a lot of things by them.

  • Help


    DIY and building projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Event Planning

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    We have a big house in countryside where is possible to stay and were we also host tourists.
    In summer time it's possible that the workawayer will not have a private room, depending it it's busy with tourist. Anyway it's always possible to stay in the dormitory that rarely is busy with other people
    We can offer our vegetables and a food storage full of dry food and pasta. The workawayes can use our kitchen

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    volunteer will have the possibility to have bike to reach the near towns and spend the free time with the members of the association or have the opportunity to make different journey all over the area. The nearest beach is at 8 km and the biggest city at 25 km can be reached by train

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    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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • 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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Host ref number: 276897436479