Come and help out at Eco-village with organic permaculture farm in Tainan County, Taiwan




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  • Description


    Our Eco-village includes an Organic Permaculture Farm, a large Retreat Center which hosts Yoga, Detox and Meditation retreats. We try our best to create a family feeling and provide a congenial environment for yoga & spiritual practice.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    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

    Volunteers can learn organic & permaculture farming methods, food processing (seasonal) and how to prepare delicious vegetarian meals. We also teach Yoga, Meditation to those who are interested.

  • Help


    Tasks are varied and depend on the season. Our permaculture farm is a work in progress and we are working hard to become more self sufficient and sustainable. During the winter we grow most of our vegetables and throughout the year we are developing an organic permaculture orchard with over 50 varieties of trees. Help in the farm involves planting, harvesting, mulching, weeding, feeding our pig, ducks & chickens, making compost, irrigating and cutting grass etc.
    We need hard working volunteers who can preferably speak some Chinese and have substantial farming experience. Volunteers with carpentry, plumbing, electrical, building experience are especially welcome.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

    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


    In 2015 we refurbished the volunteers accommodation with hard wood floors and new bathrooms. There are 2 shared bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms with hot water (one for females and one for males). We usually host between 2-3 volunteers in each bedroom and provide sleeping mats, pillows and bedsheets. Please bring your own sleeping bag, if possible. There is also a separate room with open plan kitchenette, bathroom and sitting room with WIFI where volunteers eat their breakfast. All other meals are taken collectively in our retreat center.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The activities here are varied and any skill in different fields is welcome. Volunteers can stay for a minimum of 21 days (if possible) and up to several months. There are bicycles for volunteers to use on their days off.

    Taiwan is currently closed to visitors, but from July 25, 2022 travellers below 30 years old and from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Poland, Slovakia, The United Kingdom will be able to apply for a working holiday visa.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

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    • 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

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

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