Learn the habits of the local people whilst helping at our farm homestay at Medan, Indonesia

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  • Description

    Description

    I am a beginner to host and this is the first time. I started this earlier with the encouragement and support of my brother brother. He has been in this field for a long time, especially as a host. He also often brings volunteers from outside the country. And working on agriculture and gardening .. I learned a little more from him. And I think I can develop that with the small farms that I have. You can come and we can learn anything from each other. Especially learning to farm, raise livestock, garden, and social activities that can build a better person for us.

    My family and I own a sheep and goat farm. We are still using the old way and starting to develop to use a more sustainable way. We also plant forage types ranging from grass and perennials to animal feed. And also still learning for how to provide enough feed for livestock. One of them is through the fermentation process.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • 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

    On weekends tourists can find or go to a tourist spot. It can go to Bukit Lawang to see orangutans or go to other places. This is very helpful because everyday you work at the farm and you get a holiday on weekends. We can meet my friend at the tourist site. So chances are you were tricked or played by a few brokers because I have connections to it. About the issue of costs and what we will need later at the tourist attractions. Or meet with certain play groups to hone your talents to teach children.

  • Help

    Help

    Tourists can help care for livestock every day. And planting grass and other plants for animal feed and forage. or help with homework normally. such as washing clothes for yourself, washing kitchen utensils, helping to clean the house and other homework.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Intermediate

    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

    Travelers can sleep in my house. In a private room. For food that can be shared with us. And taste some local cuisine. Adjust your taste as if you are a vegetarian no problem. We will help you find your food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    My house is close to the city on the outskirts of the city. If you want to travel you can use a motorcycle. And lots of public transportation if you want. I have a farm right next to my house.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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laura feeds bananas to thomas leaf monkey (Presbytis thomasi). Sumatran native primates were first discovered in the Leuser National Park.
see orangutans closely to find out about their lives and their habitats.
Orangutans are one of the endemic and rare primates found in tropical rain forests. the distribution is in Sumatra and borneo. This is one of the orangutans in Sumatra precisely in the Leuser National Park.
Waiting to drift in the river using a tire. This was done after we entered the forest to see orangutans.
Laura help my sister made the cake. For his college tasks.
Kourtney Become a shepherd
The side of my house and some grass or forage varieties for animal feed. For example indigofera plants, elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum), king grass (Pennisetum purpupoides), Lamtoro (Leucaena leucocephala), and cassava (manihot utilissima)
The front of my house.
Matthieu and my mother prepared grass to be given to our sheep.
(jaga, beena, mitha, me, and brother heru) Hang out together before Beena returns to New York at the kulo cafe
My girl-friend along with friends from New York (Beena) and friends from France (guard) hang out and eat some street food such as egg martabak, meat dignity and cane bread
I brought my friend from France to my friend's salak plantation. And learn how to cultivate zalacca(snake fruit) there.
My friend from french. He is learn about farm and be come to the sheperd.
I when get the happines.
Host ref number: 433154126536