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Help us in a reforestation project and be part of eco-responsible way of living in Furamatos, Gomes Aires, Portugal

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  • Last activity: 21 Mar 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Welcome to our place - a magical land in the south of Alentejo region in portugal.
    A place where we create an alternative lifestyle - based on harmony between nature, humans & community.

    we are a family of four, Or (34), Noam (34), Nayo (4.5) and our little one, ya'ar (1.5).
    five years ago we started developing the land with a vision to form our own kind of paradise. A place where community lives in harmony and abundance with nature. co-living of people, all creatures and forest.
    Community supports forest supports community.

    Our paradise is based on three foundations - the individual, the community and the land.

    LAND - our goal is to restore the native forest and create a diverse food forest within. Putting an intention of empowering the ability of the land to retain water. we belive that lush and healthy forest will lead to lush and healthy life. We wish to take care and bring love to the land that hosts us, help to restore all that was lost over decades of man interference. Over the years we have restored old wells, built a dam, planted big variety of trees, bushes & vegetables to achive a full ecosystem.

    COMMUNITY - we choose to live life that is shared - where we are choosing in conscious communication and sharing from our hearts. Day by day we are working together, eating together jaming and exchanging life experiences.
    We welcome guests and volunteers that wish to be part of our dream.

    INDIVIDUAL - as same as every plant shines his beauty and thrive in his natural environment - so are we, human beings. we are aiming to create a peaceful and safe environment, a great playground for each individual to shine his/her beauty and to explore yourself.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    volunteers will have the chance to learn and feel how it is to live among nature - connected to its pase and resources. Furamatos is welcoming people from all around the world and you will have the opportunity to connect and share life together.

    we will learn and experience the magical world of plants and its complexity.
    whoever will join Furamatos will learn how to live profound eco-responsible life. we are a fully of grid farm - independent in water and electricity. year by year we are producing and growing more and more of what we need.

  • Help

    Help

    The help in our farm is very much depends on the season of the year, every season brings it's special flavour.
    almost always we have few projects in parallel, creating our paradise.
    soil restoration, reforestation, food gardens, natural building and more are the fields we work with in on the land.

    we'll be working with plants, seeds and soil.
    we'll experience building in natural materials such as clay, straw and wood.
    we'll be part in maintaining and upgrading the the farm operation,
    Taking care of the chickens, our trees nursery, watering systems and more.

    sometimes we have a big project and all of us are on it together and sometimes we divide for smaller tasks.

    We always work in good vibes and keeping clear communication as guide line between us all.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    Portuguese: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    we have a van or a tent. depends on availability.

    there is a big communal space and a kitchen with mostly vegan and local food.
    Breakfast and lunch we eat all together and taking turns on the cooking.
    Dinner is freestyle from products that we supply.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    on our spare time we like to go to the lakes and ponds in the area or jump to our own little lake. we play music together, dance, and spend beautiful evenings.

    we are located in Alentejo region - the wild coutry of portugal. within this area you can find different kinds of communities, markets and other events. we are located 20 minutes from almodovar and ourique- small towns with nice coffee shops and restaurants.

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    it really deppends - especially because we ourselfs have animals.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 283778188932

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