Enjoy a friendly neighbourhood and help us develop a welcoming space in Langkawi, Malaysia




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    I am Mohammed, 47 yrs, single father of 3 kids who live in Philippines , I have been living in Langkawi for about 1,5 years ( working and living in China 2003-2017 ) . I am building and decorating a new 6-room guest house with an outdoor restaurant based in Cenang, Langkawi. It's located in 'The Village', a small, cozy neighborhood surrounded by guest houses and 5 minutes walking distance away from Cenang Beach and the Main Street. It's nearly finished, I just need to do a few more renovations ! Mainly carpenting , electrical work, plumbing , beside to gardening , home Decaration, wood art, cooking.

    My vision is to create a welcoming space in Langkawi where people from everywhere can connect with one another, while strengthening the local community and provide quality mediterranean food.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I can provide a pleasant, laid back environment in a friendly neighborhood, right next to the most popular beach of Langkawi.

    During my life I have travelled, worked and lived in many places around the world and love sharing stories with everyone.
    I love bringing people together and create an open-minded atmosphere.

  • Help


    i could use a couple of extra hands to finish the guest house. First, I want to finish the outdoor restaurant and then I'm planning to move the work to the inside area.
    The things I need help with at the moment are the following:
    -decorations (painting, wood art)
    -electricity (mostly lighting, and wiring )
    -carpenting (beds, doors, windows, tables and chairs, outdoor umbrella )
    If you have any of these skills, please let me know and we can talk about it.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Arabic, Chinese

  • Accommodation


    I have a 6-room guest house that I'm renovating, Workawayers can sleep in any of these rooms while we finish the outdoor area.
    Some rooms have a private toilet and shower, which are ideal for couple, some have shared bathrooms.

    For now, the facilities will be basic (no hot showers and just a fan) but as I move on to the next phases of renovation, all the rooms will be upgraded.

    In terms of food, I will provide a gas stove and food (2 meals/day) that you can cook something yourself. There's plenty of coffee and tea and a water kettle.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    As I am conveniently located in a side street at the start of the Main Street of Cenang, everything is within walking distance. If you want to get further away from Cenang to visit any of the waterfalls or beaches you can rent bikes, scooters or cars.
    I also have a daily habit of going to the beach at sunset to enjoy the last sun, sport and meet people. Everyone is always welcome to join me and participate in any of the activities :)

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Around 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 794398671267

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