NGO outdoor school, forest university project in Dragoychintsi, Bulgaria

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Bulgaria

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    05/06/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a young team of 4 entrepreneurs sharing the same vocation. To create and improve the educational system and give children opportunities to explore and develop their passions, talents and skills.

    Now we are building our own outdoor school/ forest university in other words our Base!

    We created an NGO for Personal development for non-formal, informal, art and experiential educational programs and activities for children and families. We are working for more than 5 years in the field in order to provide essential practical knowledge and skill to the youth and also to families who experience the necessity for a more meaningful, lucid and conscious lifestyle in balance with nature.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Mostly knowledge and know-how about the building process on a local level. We have a respectful attitude and personal interest towards our cultural heritage, local customs and manners and we will be sharing it with a great sense of pleasure.

    All of us are locals- Bulgarians, however, we perceive ourselves as international people backed by descent traveling experience.

    Diverse knowledge in the educational field ( theater and fine arts, public speaking, mountaineering, and alpinism ) which we are willing to share.

  • Help

    Help

    We would love to find like-minded individuals who want to help us with building and setting up the place for the upcoming Summer season 2021 :)

    We need people who want to participate and help in build and do all the related activities like painting walls, setting the furniture, constructing new buildings, help with carrying materials.
    Also, we have some dogs and a cat and will be good to give us a hand to take care of them.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Bulgarian: 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

    We are providing a shared room and a separate room for our workaway participants.
    The rooms are on the 3rd floor of a house located on the mountain hill in village Dragoychintsi.
    The house is under construction but it has basic conditions to live in it. It has a fire stove, normal beds, water is only outside yet.
    The toilet is also outside and now we are building a toilet + bathroom inside.

    We will share cooking and eating together. Some traditional recipes will be presented.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a small basic market 8 km away in the next village Treklyano. There is a post office and a bus to Kyustendil and then to Sofia. Some of our friends are people who are helping us will come and go grom and to Sofia and you can use this convenient way of transportation as well.
    There are some interesting sights, the place itself is very wild and offers some great trails and tracks around. We will be happy to give you additional info and to show you around.

  • 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

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Dogs are welcome : )

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 837935848395