I am electronic graduate, i worked in city, then i decided to settle in country side with my mother, we are two brother staying in the country side in the coffee estate we also have home stay agency business in town, we are trying to give more business to out country side farmers to occupy home stays with the guest.
In town we have a shop we are trying to set up a business, earlier we would like to market Coffee estate homestays and resorts,and also we are trying to set up store for farmers like good monsoon wear dress and boots, etc.....
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
our place is in coffee estate in western ghats, our place is rain forest area,our coffee plantation is in tropical plants, we also cultivate pepper, ginger,cardmon our coffee plantations we always take care of our all trees. You will spend time in the countryside.we also have small cottage near fish pond,There is definitely hard physical work some season involved, so if your not prepared to do physical work then this is not a place for you.
Some jobs might be done together but many are done individually and separately so you'd need to be comfortable working alone or with another Work away traveller. However explanations, demonstrations and group work sessions can allow opportunities for learning information and skills related to organic gardening / farming, permaculture, herbal medicine and sustainable living.
Good healthy food is supplied to suit your diet and preferences but you would need to be able to cook for yourself some times and make your own meals with food supplied. We do have some group gatherings and share some meals but due to evening work and personal commitments, you need to be OK about spending time alone or with other travellers during the evenings and afternoons.we will provide you seperate kitchen
trade skills like building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical etc are always needed however anyone else willing and happy to work and help in return for nice food and accommodation in a beautiful rainforest mountain landscape place are welcome to contact us.
Volunteers can help with the plantation along with a few people working here.Help needed in the fields include planting, pruning, composting, harvesting .at the workshop making things for the farm, innovating projects, eco building,
value adding fruits , marketing. occasional art projects depending on how busy it is here.
Anyone with cheese making , wine making, jam skills are most welcome. handling machines, weed wacking with a machine,
In our house one of our family members is Ayurveda doctor, we will help you out Ayurveda medicines also
we are building mud house in coffee estate,its also called doom house, this doom house we started to finish but
some technical problem we are not able to complete,this project we want to project for future generation,we have already started 2 more doom house, we are trying to finish doom house without cement,for mixing and hammering mud we have a less man power, and technical problem, our doom house lonely house 2km from our house, its deep in between coffee estate, we wants to set up gardening and solar fixing,Our mud cottage is completly done by our one Amercian lady, she wants to educate for future generation to build a house without cement,once we finish we will be having lots of visitors, so we are building guest house, we need some voluntere to complete our guest house like painting,plumibing, landscaping,some carpenter work.We want you to enjoy the experience, so we would like to know that you're fit and healthy when you apply to come to us. Please note that this is a working coffee plantation, so tasks can be dirty, hot and manual [working with your hands!]
-Coffee picking _December - March),-Coffee drying (January - April)
-Coffee cleaning _February - April
-Assisting with pruning _April - May
-Assisting with manuring _May-August
-Assisting with weeding_May - November
-Assisting with planting_ September
-Assisting with domestic garden work (Year round)
-Assisting with kitchen duties
-Periodic maintenance (e.g painting... plumbing if you have the skills... basic repair work)
-Landscaping and light garden work in the immediate vicinity of the house;
-Loving them, and lots of cuddles
Some times in Main house,some times seperate cottage near pond, and some times next to main house,Self cooking is available, our mother is old age some time she will not be able to cook, but we will provide seperate kitchen,some times we can provide good vegetables
Our place is middle of coffee estate, and we how house in town also, but in coffee estate you can relax, we can arrange trekking, and fishing,long stay workawaysolunteers can reconnect with nature & participate in a farmer's way of life, learn & experience natural farming methods. We are off the beaten track on the edge of a forest. Volunteers can enjoy the natural beauty, wild life and are welcome to use it as a staring point to other places in south India. Volunteers interested in cooking can learn our version of Indian dishes! Our place is an escape from the crowded towns of India, it is perfect for those who seek privacy & peace. This is a place to connect with your inner self.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
5 hrs a day, 5 days A week with 2 days off
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