Work and Enjoy on small organic, sustainable and Permaculture Demonstration farm in the Kathmandu valley

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Nepal

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  • Description

    Description

    Namaste,we are established as small organic farmers with our parents since 1995 we are permaculture family with two generation, two of us have our PDC but we are all invested on our land, we are five, three of us speak quite good English but our parents English is simpler. If you want to discover the traditional Nepali lifestyle in the Kathmandu valley and in the same time learn and share your knowledge about permaculture and sustainable agriculture you are at good place.Only fifteen minute by taxi from thamel and thirty minute from airport (you also can come by bus) You are more than welcome in this quite place, which looks like a village.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can meet the local people. We are the people from Newari tribes so we have a lot of festivals, so the volunteers can celebrate it with local people. As we are Nepali, we have different Beliefs and values, so we share with volunteer.

  • Help

    Help

    On our small garden we grow many different classic vegetables(Tomato,cucumber,peas,bean,garlic,onion..) and we also grow some cereals(wheat,rice..) using Fukuoka system. We have different fruit trees planted as a small food forest. We have composting place and we manage our bio gas from cow dung. We love animals so we have two cows with one baby , few ducks and chickens and young friendly dog so volunteer work consist animal care, compost management, planting and transplanting, weeding, mulching and harvesting.We don't have a big land, so work is depends on seasonal .Volunteer can also help in kitchen. Volunteers can share their skills, knowledge and ideas with the school's student and group of women near by us. We are habit to receive many volunteers so don't be shy to contact us.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English,Hindi and nepali

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    simple but good accommodation With breakfast(Pan cakes, Bread, Biscuits) and Nepali food (dal, vat, tarkari) twice a day. We serve the tea several times.You are also welcome to cook your cuisine and learn to cook Nepali cuisine. We have 24 hours solar hot water so you can enjoy hot shower. Volunteers are expected to live as a member of the family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Monkey Temple is near by us, only 5 minute by ours. We live in looks like village so you can hiking, cycling and go through green hill.We have many monastery around, where you can visit and know the Buddhist culture. We also have Patanjali Ayurveda nearby so you can do or learn the yoga class everyday for free and can buy some Ayurveda stuff . There is a Supermarket nearby us.

  • 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

    Maximum 1-2 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    $5 per day
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