Be part of our beautiful project to help the environment and community who are actively involved with our Eco Village. Brunei

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Brunei

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  • Description

    Description

    The Eco Village *️ is situated in Brunei, Temburong and possesses one of the best reserved rainforest in Borneo.
    The Ulu Temburong National Park is not far from our premises and can be easily reached by long-boat.

    We are running an Eco Village surrounded by shady trees and new growth forest right next to the Temburong River and work closely with the locals.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can dive into the local community of the so called "Iban", learn about their artwork, food and interacting with them is a great experience. A chance for volunteers to learn some Malay and Iban words as you work alongside them.

  • Help

    Help

    Maintenance and Construction
    As we are a growing business, we constantly have construction general and maintenance work to keep everything working well. Our maintenance and housekeeping teams are from the local village.

    Momentarily, we are planning to build a new lodge at existing site and on the other side of the river, extending our farm, setting up a bee farm at much more. Furthermore, the bungalows which have been set up 2010 needs to be renovated/rebuild. Be part of our beautiful project to help the environment and community who are actively involved with our Eco Village.

    Most days there will not be a set plan or schedule that will be passed down to you. You should take notice of what needs to be done and take the initiative. We are open to suggestions / ideas for improvements from volunteers.

    *Current Project - construction and maintenance works | woodwork*

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Brunei/Malay (primary), English (primary), Mandarin (some), Iban (locals)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We will provide you with accommodation and 2 meals per day.

    You will stay in a tent with mattress, pillow & Blanket at the site. The toilet and showers are shared. Please bring your own personal toiletries and some snacks/ drinks during your stay as we are located 20 mins away from the nearest shops and about 30 mins to Bangar town.

    Internet access is available on mobile devices, but we do not have wifi, Please acquire a SIM card (Progresif) from the airport. It's only B$10.00 for 1 GB - 50min/ 50sms local and some minutes for international calls. We have quite OK 3G coverage.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time you could head out to the stunning rainforest right in front of our premises or join a tour to the Ulu Temburong National Park Canopy with other tourists (upon availability and minimal charge for Park Fee and long boat).

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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