Come and help with small tasks and enjoy cultural exchange in Kunova, Slovenia



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  • Description


    We have a small meditation - ecological project in remoted vilage "Kunova" in Slovenia.
    Where we practice buddhist meditation vipassana, zen, chan, yoga, kung fu,chi gong and do a lot of ecological building, permaculture, bio gardening, colect the herb and dry them,.
    Practicing meditation and woodturning we try to serve others with our ovn example,,,,,,
    just to see what is possible to do in a natural - simple way , if you just put a little mindfulness into the action...and everything is changed.
    See video impression from year 2021; -ask us for the link
    We do not support drugs, alcohol and smoking.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    The travellers wil learn a simple village life . They wil learn a natural way of eco building , woodturning and other simple art project.. Food we offer is vegetarian and vegan from our garden and local area...
    Because we try to inspire a healty way of life we expect from you no smoking, drinking alcohol or cosuming any other drug.
    And most important we try to teach people how to turn any work into meditation, how to bring an extra quality to any activity which we call it awareness.
    Besides this there is a possibility of daily practice of yoga , kung fu, siting meditation and osho active meditation .

  • Help


    Helping in garden, helping by wooden construction, eco building, working with straw, clay and other things that are coming in every day life. This year we plan to renovate an old stile "panonic house" and change it into retreat house ...
    Beside this we are going to finish our meditation hall which is a unique example of eco building build with the big straw bales (400kg one ).

    There are also many artistic things going on... like helping with a wood products in a workshop... doing many ceramic mosaic around the meditation house... For this season we have also in plan to put up two new tiny houses for our guest and at least one more compost toilet... So building experiences are most welcome.

    Beside this we just started a new project made out of clay + stones...and the team is still missing some helpers in that way...
    Or may be you wanna learn how to make way in our walk way with paving stone ( 100 years old roof tiles).

    And for our 14 years old son who is doing home schooling we also need - CHINESE speaking volunteers to improve his CHINESE language. So if you speak chinese , or if you practice kung fu, are most welcome

    We have for sure many other possibilities for you to express your hidden talent in creativity.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Slovenian: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): 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


    We have an extra room for volunteers, where we can accept up to 8 persons.
    And for a couple there is a small natural, box house...with a most romantic view placed in the middle of nature. But there are also possibilities to camp in a own tent.
    Besides this there are two small huts in progress to be finished till June.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Kunova is a village close to Negova lake in the Municipality of Gornja Radgona in northeastern Slovenia. There is beautiful castle Negova close by and small lake where is also possible to swim ..
    Beautiful place for walking - tracking... We also offer 7 bikes for those who love to explore a little more the local area.
    Or just want to go to the local store to have a ice cream..

  • 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

    No problems with space ....

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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