We are located in a mountain village called Sarpdere. The village is 55 km away from city of Canakkale in Turkey.Here we live in a house in 4 acre area that has oak forest and our garden. It's been 3 years that we settled here with my wife. We are both architects and besides that do painting, sculpture and stained glass work. And also we deal with photography, poetry and philosophy.
Our aim here is to establish a sustainable life in a natural environment. So we established an ecological garden including trees, vegetables, medical plants and wetlands. Also we want to make on parallel education on conscious life,art and philosophy. So we try to organise our spaces for this purposes. All of the studies which will be done for students is free.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
We are open to teaching them our own experience and knowledge. Also It will be a good experience for us to learn about their experience and knowledge. In this process, we are trying to make a sustainable life and ecological agriculture in an ecological environment. Volunteers can only aspire to a part of the affair that will attract attention. We can work together with volunteers in our art atelier in their free time. We can make various productions with friends who are interested in wooden works.
We need helping:
1)in gardening, landscaping works such as planting,
2)construction works ( painting, mosaic with pebble and woodworks)
3)Helping with houseworks ( cooking and cleaning)
Volunteers can stay in the room or tent. Daily helping time is 5 hours. Two days a week will be a holiday. Our internet connection is limited. But we will try to go to city in need of more powerful connections such as skype and etc.
Volunteers can spend time in the workshops in free time. Besides that we are 30 min. away from Aegean Sea. Volunteers will have a chance to swim in natural beaches. We will provide transportation by car. We are 55 km away from the city (Canakkale) and 10 km away from the town (Ezine). We can only reach the town with our own car. We can work with up to two volunteers in winter and four in summer time. Arrival and departure times are flexible.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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