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Family trying to live in harmony with the nature as much as we can in Goyave, Guadeloupe

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  • Last activity: 01/02/2023

Availability

  2023 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi ! We are a family of 4 (with 2 kids of 6 and 2 years old) living in the forest beside the river but close to the village (Goyave in uadeloupe). We are trying to live in harmony with the nature as much as we can. Our project is ecologic and cultural (musical). After storm Fiona and intense rain we recently had big damage and lost a part of the house/landslide.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
  • 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

    We speak english, spanish, french and creol, we love to travel and if world can sometimes come to us it is even better ! You can learn about gardening/tropical plants, small concert organisation, local creol culture, french language... And we will love to learn from you.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Our project has different parts :

    - gardening (1 hectare of tropical garden) including a small vegetable garden
    - one's per month we organize a jam session concert (reggaa/jazz/gwoka), and need help with organisation usually the day before, if you are musician you can of course participate, ask us for dates;) Because of recent damage (landslide) concerts are canceled for the moment.
    - wood construction/ solar energy/ house maintening/rebuilding
    - eco responsabilty way of living, we would exchange with pleasure about this subject and you can help us to improve us.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Wood bungalow with solar energy for 2 people or tent and inflatedf matress, bathroom with cold water, small kitchen shared with us.
    You will have accomodation but no meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    River just beside the house where you can swim and climb, waterfalls 30 minutes walking, treks. Shops are 10 minutes driving, nice beach 25 minutes, 45 minutes from Basse-Terre and 20 from the airport.
    Our home is a nice place to rest, meditate, chill out.
    If you don't rent a car, bus stop is about 30 minutes walking as well as shops, we can give you rides sometimes.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

Host ref number: 781942854539

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