Help out our agricultural village near Rabat, Morocco

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Morocco

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    08/10/2021

 
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  • Description

    Description

    Brachoua is a small village located 50km from Rabat in Morocco, it is composed of 60 families living on agriculture, livestock and rural tourism. The village has experienced a continuous development his last 3 years with the creation of vegetable gardens and a cooperative of women in the region.

    My name is Larbi, president of the Association of modern farmers, I live in Brachoua with my wife and 3 children. I am actively involved in the development of our community and in this context we are looking for volunteers to share with you our daily lives.

    We invite you to come live in our family, in the heart of the village, participate with us in the daily tasks of men and women take care of the garden, animals and various works. We are very pleased to be able to exchange and share our way of life, learn and live together.

    All weekend, the village also organises hikes in the area with urban Rabat and other cities and tasting of local products and football tournaments. We are really at the heart of nature, there are many possible treks to better explore the area.

    As we near the city of Rabat, it is possible to explore the city, the medina, its history and all sports activities (surfing, fishing, trekking ...).

    Access: Airport Rabat-Sale / Shared taxi from the center of Rabat to Brachoua (25dh per person)

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    Brachoua est un petit village situé à 50km de Rabat au Maroc, il est composé de 60 familles qui vivent de l’agriculture, de l’élevage et du tourisme rural. Le village a connu un développement continu ses 3 dernières années avec la création de jardins potagers et d’une coopérative des femmes de la région.

    Je m’appelle Larbi, président de l’association des agriculteurs modernes, je vis à Brachoua avec ma femme et mes 3 enfants. Je participe activement au développement de notre communauté et dans ce cadre nous recherchons des volontaires pour partager notre quotidien avec vous.

    Nous vous proposons de venir vivre dans notre famille, au coeur de village, participer avec nous aux taches quotidiennes des hommes et des femmes, s’occuper du jardin potager, des animaux ainsi que des travaux divers. Nous sommes très heureux de pouvoir échanger et partager notre mode de vie, apprendre et vivre ensemble.

    Tous les week end, le village organise également des randonnées dans la région avec des citadins de Rabat et d’autres villes ainsi que des dégustations des produits du terroir et des tournois de football. Nous sommes vraiment au coeur de la nature, il y a beaucoup de treks possibles pour mieux découvrir la région.

    Comme nous sommes proche de la ville de Rabat, il est possible de découvrir la ville, la médina, son histoire et toutes les activités sportives (surf, pêche, trek…).

    Accès: Aéroport Rabat-Salé / Taxi collectif depuis le centre de Rabat vers Brachoua (25dh par personne)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    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
  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help to participate in the daily tasks of family, work in the vegetable garden, caring for animals, help the overall development of our village.

    Nous avons besoin d'aide pour participer aux taches quotidiennes de la famille, travailler au jardin potager, s'occuper des animaux, aider au développement général de notre village.

  • Languages spoken

    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation in our family, in the village of Brachoua

    Hébergement dans notre famille, au coeur du village de Brachoua

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.




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