Volunteer with the establishment of a Permaculture Food Forest, Kitchen Gardens and Aquaponics systems in Langata, Nairobi Kenya.

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  • Description

    Description

    Our project is a small family run urban permaculture farm based in Nairobi. Our main products are microgreens, salad mix and raw honey. We are based on a 5 acre plot with an indigenous forest and a small seasonal river. Currently in the process of developing accommodations, food forest systems, Kitchen gardens, and aquaponic systems for our plot.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • 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

    Will learn a broad spectrum of Permaculture techniques relevant to African environments, Water Management, Self-Resilience, Agroforestry, Beekeeping and the chance to learn some Kiswahili!

    Volunteers will benefit from one very nutritious home cooked meal in the evening. Other meals will have to be purchased and cooked in our kitchen at your own cost.

  • Help

    Help

    General implementation of Permaculture designs, helping with our Apiary, tree planting, general garden maintenance and natural building.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is a roofed house on the property with a communal kitchen, hot shower, and internet access.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is easy access to all modern amenities within 15 minutes of the site,

    Vegan / Vegetarian food can be arranged upon prior request.

    We are a conscious living environment meaning we would appreciate a little pre existing knowledge in terms of living a conscious life.

    Any background in organic farming or permaculture is an added plus!

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    4 hours a day, 5 days a Week.


Host ref number: 351941871226