Join us to create a self sustainable community in the forest in Zutendaal, Belgium

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  • Last activity: 22 Jan 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Dear workawayers, we life in a small community in the forest in Zutendaal. We try to live with the simple things nature and surroundings give us. Ecological , sustainable self supporting live, permaculture, community life, forest baths,playing games are key words in our houses....
    Rika an johan (thats me) and our son Towa are a the moment living in a chalet in the woods and we are looking for helpers around
    We have a lovely dog , some chickens , a cat and the wild live also sometimes like to eat from our garden...
    Other people live also in the neighborhood and we tent to come together and work together and enjoy the live.
    For the moment we are setting up a commune biological garden near a social center and we starting up also a authentic old school bakery.
    For the more independent workawayers we also have an of grid place more deeper in the forest. We are always looking for people to help there to build it up and create a more wonderfull place

    For the rest the live is very nice here... your welkom

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    You can experience the rural, Forrest live in Belgium, see a more alternative way of living and being.... Learn about permaculture , wild plants and deep ecologie. There is a possibility to do some forging and learn building skills, work with earth, make medicinal oils, ..... . You can learn about Belgium and Japanse food , ....
    A spirit that is open will always learn...

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help in the garden
    Help with building
    This summer: building mass rocket stove
    Cutting wood
    Backing, cooking for the community
    Playing music

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    French: 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


    You will stay in a Caravan or tent. You can bring you own tent or we also have tents , we have a quite big garden so you can make your own space , or create a forest dome ...., we don't have internet acces @ our location and phone reach is limited , but if you walk up the hill you have have good connection....

    You can join us with the food we eat, we eat rather simpel en healthy food. (mostly we eat vegetarian) In the early evening Rika or i will provide dinner or you are welcome to cook ....

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live close to maasticht and genk ( 30 minutes bike) nice town..... trein are also in genk everywhere to belgium.
    Visit the nature parks and trees

  • 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 host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 914515156744

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