Farm eco-homestay in Pawalgarh, Uttrakhand, India

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India

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    10/04/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Based in a forest covered remote rural village in North India, we are a group of family and friends who offers stay experience filled with nature, greenery, birds, art and local food. We have been operating for over 25 years now and are well-recognised for our Eco projects with local communities and travellers. People having a deep interest in nature, painting, dogs, art, farming, waste management and who can help us out in recycling old and unused products are highly preferred. Even if you don't fall under these categories, let us know how you can be helpful and we will be happy to host you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    We provide a unique experience which enables a break from usual life style in today’s age and also provide opportunities for self-transformations. Such transformations are enabled by our Eco-friendly environment and practices (e.g. organic farming, waste management, art / DIY projects focused on recycling and reuse of waste etc.). In addition, our homestay provides opportunities for interaction and co-working with local communities as well bird watching and forest trekking.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for volunteers across
    DIY projects, Art Projects, Photography/Videography of the place
    Social media marketing (not the conventional way), Help with Eco workshops, Gardening Veggies and flowers, Farmstay help, Creating new spaces and maintaing the existing ones, General Maintenance of the place (including cleaning certain spaces and maintaing them along with us - you get to coat walls with mud).

    You will also be engaged in one or more of the following activities as per your interests:
    a) Help at our kitchen garden ( ploughing, removal of weeds, watering and general maintenance).
    b) Management activities like helping us with guests at the reception desk and our staff in the kitchen area.
    c) Helping us with Social Media content.
    d) Helping in other construction projects going on at the campsite.
    e) Bringing our Good Bois back from Jungle in case he runs away (Very Important).

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    This is not a hotel but our home. You will be staying with us in traditional mud-house infrastructures. We cook and eat veggies / fruits from our kitchen garden and enable an authentic rural Eco-friendly living space. The nearest local market is 5 km but most of your needs can be served by shops near our homestay itself.

    We are looking for Volunteers only
    They would be staying in our dormitory. There are 6 to 8 beds in the dorm. All meals would be in the house.
    We are a family, so the volunteers would be living as one of our family members .
    No fees or cost would be charged

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time you can walk around the forest or along the irrigation canal that goes around the village. Also you can engage into bird watching, visiting nearby sunset/ sunrise points next to the river.
    Nearest hill town is about 45 kms. It could be a dag visit for some days. Or you could join us in music, bonfire or ongoing art projects.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 447174935397