Help us set up an organic farm and manage our library, in Sepang, Malaysia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Khairul and Nani, the owners of a start-up currently building an eco-resort on a 10-acre plantation land. We have 2 homestays with 2 rooms each beside our plantation and a cabin in the wood. We also live within the compound

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The travellers can see the real kampung (village) life in Malaysia although we are situated just off Malaysia's main airport. They can see how our economy is moving towards suburban life while retaining our cultural identity as Asians.

  • Help

    Help

    We are a start-up with 10 acres of lands of rubber tree and palm oil plantation with ponds. It is now being turned into an event space for carnival (we had 4 all of 2016), family day retreat, motivational course, a book cafe and two homestays.

    We plan to have an organic farming, yoga classes, outdoor activities like barbecue, camping, a bit of eco-friendly educational fun learning and cooking.

    We sometimes have weddings, family days, picnics, carnivals and plans to open a cafe.

    Volunteers are needed to :

    Help us setting up organic farms
    Help us to manage library (catalogues, ordering etc)
    Help us to identify and plotting future projects
    Homestay management
    If they have the skill, teach yoga or crossfit (or both), and share the fees

    Please take note no drinking allowed within compound and if they smoke they have to do it outside

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Malay: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Homestay with shared bathroom and kitchenette with breakfast

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers will be able to follow us to research other places in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur which deals with eco-tourism and they can explore Kuala Lumpur which are just 30 km away. As there are a lot of universities and college here and as we the owners have businesses in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, they can follow us there too. We are also writers and are immersed in writing and cultural events.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week










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