Establishing a special haven with organic produce, and a refuge for health and healing in Crete, Greece

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Greece

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    26/04/2020

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Establishing a special haven in Crete with organic produce, and a refuge for health and healing.
    A brand new startup. Refurbishing old dilapidated homes, sheds and stables into exciting new habitations.
    Not to mention our intent to plant all sorts of exotic plants and mushrooms to make traditional and original remedies.

    The Mediterranean a short walk away, the mountains which saw the beginning of civilization, infused with the aroma of a million therapeutic fragrant herbs looking proudly down from behind. Our intention is to be a beacon of light and hope, and we invite you to join and support us in this mission, adding your own personal touch.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    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

    Travellers will be immersed in the age old Greek traditions and ways of living, about planting and the joys of rural living. We hope to inspire our volunteers to become evangelists (not religious) of a new way of living, for their own benefit and the benefit of all. Needless to say is decent accommodation and the world famous Cretan country food, wine, and raki.

  • Help

    Help

    Olive picking is over. Planting out vegetables, aloes and other plants and erecting fence around fields. We are also looking at bee keeping. Some building and maintenance skills would be strongly needed.

  • Languages spoken

    Afrikaans: Fluent
    German: Fluent
    Greek: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    room in coordinator's quarters. Place needs serious renovating, but proper sleeping quarters and bathroom facilities with heating.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    A picturesque bus trip from Chania airport to Kampos. Lovely and natural village , beaches 3km away. Forests. A nature lovers dream! Option of nudism. Nature all round. Bustling Chania city with everything 60 km away, Kissamos town about 22km by winding mountain road overlooking the blue Mediterranean., Minimum weekly free trips. Friendly village close by. Put your stamp on this exciting venture! Warning! Say goodbye to your loved ones. You may want to stay in this island paradise forever! Contactable on whatsapp and viber, followed by Skype

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a weekly



Host ref number: 713458669967