Agriculture for sustainable development helps reduce poverty and violence in Senegal, Africa



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    Iam farmer from Niaguis a village 12km from Ziguinchor Casamance. After University in applied foreign languages and a master in international coopération and local development, we are working on a startup in sustainable agriculture. We are looking foward to make
    agriculture for sustainable development and the objectif is to grow what we eat and help the population to learn from this farm buy trainnings sessions and pratiques in the farm. We are conscient that farming will rediuce poverty and illegual immigration that we are faced. We are also helping schools by giving materials for the students and teachers.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    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

    Niaguis is a village with multiculturelle ethniques group with différents pratiques and we are members of a dynamic association who
    work on social investment and child protection.
    And have dance and sketch group.
    And we will great to teache local langues and if possible to learn more about travelers culture and language.

  • Help


    We want help in agriculture, breeding with compost techniques for organic farming.
    We are also a member of an association that needs training in agriculture and entrepreneurship and child protection.
    we are also looking for volunteers to help transform mangoes into jux and jam because we lose a lot of mangoes in May, June, July, August and September. we also have a lot of forest products to process and conserve.
    we are preparing for the launch of a kitty for the realization of a solar pump for the farm because we have difficulties for watering.

    Nous voulons de l'aide dans l'agriculture, l'élevage avec les techniques de compostes pour l'agriculture bio.
    Nous sommes aussi membre d'une association qui a besoin de formation en agriculture et entrepreneuriat et protection de l'enfant.
    nous cherchons aussi des volontaires pour aider à faire la transformation de mangues en jux et confiture car nous perdons beaucoup de mangues au mois de Mai, juin, juillet, août et septembre. on a aussi beaucoup de produits forestiers à transformer et bien conserver.
    nous préparons au lancement d'une cagnotte pour la réalisation d'une pompe solaire pour la ferme car nous avons des difficultes pour l' arrosage.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Wolof: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    J'aime beaucoup les langues.

  • Accommodation


    We have a family house and my own house where travelers can stay. In my housse there is a bathroom and a toilette.
    We use to share food with the but it will dépend one the travelers wellbeing. We also have diffents senegalese cooking.

    We use to eat rice and fish and it dépend on the périod. When Sometimes grow légumes and salades. We also have diffents senegalese cooking.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I live near the Casamance river where we can swim and we can also fish. We also play fooball. If someone can teache basketball,handball or volley-ball it will be great for the primary school.

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    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

    I have electricity and you can buy network with your sim card or wifi.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    il peut garer chez moi il y a de la place.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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