Discover life on Dominica while helping at our small organic farm

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Dominica

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  • Description

    Description

    Its a small organic farm at the edge of the rainforest with amazing vieuws at 500 m elevation. Its very remote with a perfect climate and many birds, no dangerous animals. No shops bars and very few neighbours, most of the time I live there alone, 8 km from the nearest beachvillage on the westcoast of Dominica, between Guadeloupe and Martinique; a 2 km walk from where the accesroad is broken...
    Full of fruits and vegetables, a simple wooden house,and a guestcottage, outhouse and outside showers.
    The help will consist mainly of cleaning the bush and maintanance of the trees.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Dominica is an up and coming little island with many rivers and waterfalls, perfect diving, fantastic hiking trails, canioning and a most friendly population, a most wonderful place to visit!

  • Help

    Help

    Basically the help will be clearing the land, it is a constant job because everything grows amazingly fast and furious!

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Shared accomodation in the main house, (only the helpers will sleep in the one large room) and, if available, a small cottage, porches for lounging, food comes mainly from the land and we can cook together or I cook.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    For the time the road is broken and not much transport to go to the beachvillage Mero and all the beautiful sights in Dominica, hopefully this will get fixed at one point...but its extreemly beautiful for hiking and riverbathing and nature lovers.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 315577772185