Help with permaculture at a family-owned organic farm in Lombok, Indonesia.

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi!
    We are William & Amina and we both decided to leave our student life in France two years ago to start a new life in Lombok. We live full time on Amina's parents organic farm/ homestay. A few years ago, this place was an abandoned cashew orchard and now, we have build 5 wooden bungalows that we rent for travelers.

    As for the garden, we are developing permaculture techniques to grow our vegetables. The dream would be to be able to eat everyday from our garden.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    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

    Here you will have the opportunity to learn about the rich culture and exchange with locals. We only work with people from our village and are very thankful to have such an amazing community! The locals are extremely kind and will welcome you with open hearts.

  • Help

    Help

    PERMACULTURE
    We need help in the garden! The farm is located in an extremely dry area (except during the rainy season, there's no water here). As if this wasn't challenging enough, our soil is very poor, dry and rocky... So you've guessed it! Our place is the perfect place for permaculture!

    Update : As of now we are only looking for people who have had good experience in permaculture as we are expanding our farm & need advice on how to proceed.

    FRIDAY CLEAN UPS
    We created a trash cleaning project, so every Friday, you will be joining us for our weekly clean-up. We always pick a different spot and our goal is to exchange with the villagers about plastic and pollution and also find new solutions to reduce our waste.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Indonesian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a bungalow for volunteers.It has a double bed and its own bathroom.
    The bungalow is designed for two.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located in the north of lombok where the Rinjani Volcano stands. There are a lot of trekking activities around our farm. Plenty of rivers and waterfalls are near by and black sanded beaches are just off our farm site. A little bit further off (1 hour away) are beautiful white sanded beaches.

  • 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

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week







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