Help me with looking after my family and our home in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 4: dad (55) and mum (41) and 2 kids a 11 y/o girl unschooled and a 4 y/o baby boy.
    Mum have been diagnosed with a cancer in April 2017, she's following a natural and conventional therapy. Her therapy make her busy 5 hours a day.
    We are living in a house in a farm with animals surrounded by rice field and beautiful nature, impressive view to the mountain. We are 20 minutes from Chiang Mai, north of Thailand.
    We setup and are busy with a NGO for Permaculture and Education (children and adult as well).
    We like Permaculture, Sociocracy, Non violent communication, Natural therapies, Alternative Education, Aquaponics and eating well.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Art Projects
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn about Thai culture, how to cook Thai, we also practice daily Permaculture, Aquaponics, Self Directed Education, non violent communication, Energy Therapy, try to implement sociocracy, promote art and we are setting up an education center for children and adult as well focused on the previously written. We are also Reiki level 1. Xavier is an Energy therapist certified in the Emotion Code. We love exchanging about your country life and our country life. We cook and exchange the cooking way from each respective country, we did it and have a lot of fun!

  • Help

    Help

    The help is centered around the kitchen, food, cleaning... helping Nathalie and Xavier or even the kids. We need an helper for care the house and care the family, in that difficult situation somebody who pampers and be compassionate to us is already a great relieve!
    Mum have been diagnosed with a cancer in April 2017, she's now disabled (but she can walk a bit now) and follow a natural and conventional therapy. Sometimes this situation is challenging as she partially disabled (moving slowly), be ready for that, it's also why we really need help. Her therapy make her busy 5 hours a day. We usually have 2 volunteers at the same time.
    >>> We are as well looking for teachers or educators for our 2 kids 4 and 11, we have material and online access to resources, they speaks fluently 3 languages (English, French and Thai) <<< Please when you write us make a note that you want to focus on teaching.
    >>Yes now you can visit Thailand under some conditions:

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Thai: 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.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Single or shared room (girl with girl, boy with boy) or (sometimes) tent under roof with bathroom. You can use the kitchen and we provide all meal for you in a form of self catering. Vegetarian or vegan are welcome. Often we have lunch or dinner together and share some activities and communication.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is plenty of things to explore around Chiang Mai and the country side (if you want to stay with us or go to the farm it's fine too!). Nathalie (the wife) used to work 15 years in tourism as a tourist advisor in Thailand, so you can expect she can answer and advise you well on this. Nathalie love to cook too. Chiang Mai is a cultural city with a lot of activities.
    There is songtaew (small open bus) 15 Thb to go to Chiang Mai from where we are, the same will bring you back. We provide also a bicycle.
    We are living in a small village with a nice coffee shop, temples that can be visited, some small restaurants. In a neighborhood village there is Saturday night market where you can enjoy shopping food to eat on the spot.
    We are not in a touristic place so you can see Thailand with aother lense.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have 2 optical fiber line with 2 different provider. Wi-Fi coverage is not everywhere but confortable to work online. I am working online as well.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have camper van as well. If you use aircon and our electric network please participate to pay the electric bill

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Cats and small dogs welcome every time their respect our others animals (chicken, chicks, ducks, pigs, birds...) and kids.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours / day - 5 days a week

Eden, Sophia and Nathalie at the makerspace
Eden and Xavier
Eden close to nature as always
Nathalie and Sophia at restaurant
Eden like baby geese
Sophia and Nathalie first Flamenco pro show
Yoga time with volunteer the house on the background.
This is Sophia, our daughter.
Nathalie, my wife, with Vincent a long term volunteer.
This is our son, Eden, with Seiko a workaway volunteer.
3 workaway volunteers, Elisa, Seiko and Joon.
This is me, Xavier, Jumping and making a wish at Australian Permaculture Convergence, and the best happened... dream became true.

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