Volunteer on our organic coconut farm near Aracaju, Brazil

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Brazil

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family (Franco-Sud Americaine) that lives on a small coconut farm. We fight to live with a logic of sustainability, amid the unconsciousness of modernity. Recycling, planting, taking care of nature and experimenting in the creation of different natural products based on coconut and coconut oil. Our site is located 10 kms from the city of Aracaju, in front of the beach, surrounded and protected from beautiful plants, we have different species of fruit trees, medicinal, flowers and cactus.
    We believe that this exchange of experiences provided by volunteering is really a form of resistance to a society completely deformed by the system. Not only do we want to offer this beautiful experience of working with coconut, land and creativity, but also open the doors of our site to share a little our lifestyle, visiting and camping a lot in unexplored places, music, football, water sports as Surfing, kitesurfing ....

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • 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
  • Help

    Help

    We need volunteers with good willingness and constancy to work with hands. As these are our most precious resource to make handmade products such as coconut oil, to work the soil and to do bioconstruction.
    Currently we work daily in the production of organic and artisanal coconut oil, creating new products such as deodorant, exfoliant, vegan cheese and toothpaste.

    We also have another type of work that can help us, such as the maintenance and cleaning of the house and the surroundings, the daily lunch preparation and perhaps some administrative help if there is a need.
    We value new ideas very much, because we live surrounded by a plant that has infinite uses to be explored and we really appreciate that energy of beginning a new process of experimentation with the coconut tree.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    English: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    Morei na Europa e no México. Aprendi a gostar dos idiomas.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have several types of accommodation depending on the availability and the organization of the moment. We have an simple ecological cabin made by volunteers with coconut leaves with beds with their mosquito guard, and light. A very nice atmosphere made and surrounded with nature. We also have the option to camp in a space on the highest part of the property, under roof, overlooking the beach and the sunset at the same time. There is the volunteer area where they have a kitchen, a bathroom, a dry toilet, a hammock in a cute kiosk at disposal.

    Our working day is 5 hours for 5 days a week. We offer accommodation with all basic services, sleep, water, electricity and gas to cook when needed. We give food for breakfast during the days.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The region where we live is very rich in culture and folklore. It is a little industrially developed region, not very tourist but very rich of natural resources such as rivers, beaches and natural reserves.
    we live near a bus stop but I also can drop the volunteers to different places and show the city and surroundes.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days






















Host ref number: 911789175496