We are orthodox Christian family of grandmother, two brothers, and their children. Our hosting house is located in Shomakheti, a historic village in western Georgia. We plan to build a sustainable eco-village, where traditional craft will be rediscovered and shown to the world. As an experience have shown us, our traditional religious way of living is unusual for many and unity comes slowly, only if you are interested in orthodox christianity and would like to live in the same environment chose our homestead. We will provide accommodation and meals.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
We will discover, learn and reinvent native Georgian craft, rich agricultural traditions together. You can participate as in innovative, experimental large scale projects about construction, sustainable permaculture harvesting, livestock, plant nursery and lifestyle in general, also cook local food and teach children from family or a village painting, language or what ever skill you will choose to be beneficial for them.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Travelers from a wide range of professions can help with any skill. Main tasks includes building small workshops from local, reused materials for ceramics, carpentry, smithy, traditional cooking, adventure trails and many more. We are waiting people who can help with theoretical, as well with practical knowledge.
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.
We can accommodate in summer house, which is separate building with kitchen, but no bathroom. Volunteers can use shower in the main house any time they want. We will provide 3 meals in the day and share it with the family. In the main house we have a common kitchen and living room with fireplace.
Our region, Sachkhere has varied landscape types from valleys to mountains, rivers and lakes. People who are interested in hiking or extreme sports will have time to explore the surroundings, neighboring villages.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Wifi connection is constant and high quality.
We have a place to park vans
We will be happy to host volunteers with pets.
More than two
5 hours/day, 5 days/week maximum