New Art and permaculture village based in a jungle behind lively area in Koh Chang, Thailand



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  • Description


    This is a sustainable development project in Koh Chang, a platform where people can see, experience and learn things differently and communicate deeply with multiple events and activities. A village welcomes and cooperates with all those who wish to enrich social good and sustainable future. We invest freely with various elements such as land art, permaculture, coworking space, an open-air museum and organic farm in order to achieve an inclusive society.

    To achieve that, we deeply optimize artistic elements to develop places with self-sufficiency and conservation. We work together with worldwide creators as well as locals for opening the cultural potential of the island, and eventually to share a creative practice with a diverse audience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Art Projects
    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

    -Experience the basic simple living harmonize with nature
    -Learn how to create things with permaculture and artistic element (eco-construction, organic garden, land art)
    -Be part of the team to create new project and contribute to sustainable development
    -Be part of the community on the island, we are happy to show you the interesting place on the island and make activities together

  • Help


    This is a new project start from January 2020 and we are looking for people who can help with multiple works for creating the base of the platform. Our first step is to create an eco-village, art garden with permaculture course. It will be a welcoming place to share knowledge between volunteers, locals, tourists, student etc...

    In the first month, we will focus on the construction of rooms, common space and space to launch the art garden with permaculture.
    We propose different options, please request the one you are interested in or your knowledge can helpful.

    OPTION 1 : CONSTRUCTION: As our first mission is to create eco bungalows and the basement of the jungle, we need people who can help with their hands and freely bring your own ideas. This is also a good chance for volunteers to learn how to make simple construction with natural materials. People who have knowledge with a large kind of alternative technics of construction (bamboo construction will be the main idea to build) is also welcome.

    OPTION 2: ARCHITECTS / SPACE DESIGN / LANDSCAPE WORKER - People who can bring their skills and imagination to plan art residencies and art gardens open in late 2020. We would like to make a sophisticated and impressive structure to attract multiple audiences and future creators. We are happy to offer compensation if you can engage professionally in the work, as this will be a very important role for our project.

    OPTION 3 : PERMACULTURE: Looking for people who can bring permaculture philosophy to create eco-construction, organic garden, and basic living etc... We would like the people who can teach and communicate with other volunteers and staff. (Speaking English or/and Thai)

    OPTION 4 : ARTIST - Artists who communicate deeply with nature, can help us to create the basement of the jungle, art garden, art residency, and land art. Example painting, sculpture, land art etc...

    OPTION 5 : COMMUNICATION - We would like to raise funds for developing the project consistently. We are looking for people who can help us to make crowdfunding and digital marketing or finding strong partners.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent
    Thai: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

  • Accommodation


    -Dormitory room or camp hut (Maximum 2 people) with a tent.

    -We provide you food money every day, you can buy an ingredient to cook with us together or buy your own food in the street or supermarket. It is up to you an up to the situation

    -We lend a motorbike you can share with other volunteers

    -5-8min by motorbike to the center of village, beach, and stores.

    Ps : The project is taking place in a wild area of the island surrounded by rain forest. Please understand that the living conditions can be a bit rough in the first few months. If you are scared of the wildness, this project may not be for you.
    If you

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      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

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 584866351559