bio-construction - cohousing - sustainable project - NGO Wolvertem, near Brussels, Belgium

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  • Description

    Description

    Get inspired by the bio-ecological renovation of our cohousingproject (23 units) in Wolvertem, near Brussels : we have ecological, social and spiritual goals. We avoid concrete, plastic and other petrochemical materials. We work with wood, earth, straw, green roofs, chalk. Our communitycenter will be open for the habitants of the surrounding village.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Art project

  • 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

    The actual cohousing community counts 30 people of different age and origin. We speak Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Polish, German and Arabic. Every decision we take in consensus.
    Staying and working with us gives you the opportunity to learn about the different applications of ecological construction materials.
    You share a little kitchen and dining room with 2 other work-a-wayers and 2 young residents : a very intresting and cosy corner.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for people that can assist in the construction help : finishing work with clay, landscaping, woodconstructions, painting, creating garden paths, ... But we are also looking for people that are willing to make a fine piece of art in a sustainable way.
    The actual challenge is : landscaping our garden with paths, stones and clay, using ecological techniques.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Dutch, French, English, German, Spanish, Arabic, Polish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have common guestrooms.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live at 6 km of the Atomium and 12 km of the Grandmarket of Brussels. You can use public transport or (electric) bike to get there.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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