Farm, stay and participate in Setting up an AQUAPONIC GREENHOUSE STRAWBERRY FARM, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Description

    Description

    Greetings! We are Kimberly, Symon, Michael and Tindi and our work is mainly in sustainable development and bio construction. We are also Permies and integrate permaculture in all our projects.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    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
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • 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

    Sustainable living practices and opportunities to volunteer in other areas of Nairobi.

  • Help

    Help

    No experience is particularly required, though we are looking particularly for creatives and volunteers happy to do quite physical labour and are happy to learn. People with natural construction experience, carpenters and other practical skills are a plus. We are also mostly Permaculture enthusiasts and designers and work along these principles to create kitchen gardens and common spaces.

    An exciting opportunity to volunteer in the creation of an Eco Farm has arrived, located in the outskirts of Nairobi City. Here you will take part in daily farm work which includes tending to both livestock and the food gardens. Superadobe/earthbag building and other natural building techniques will also be used in building an outdoor kitchen and keyhole gardens. We will also be doing a Rocket stove and oven in this building building. We are also building a vermicomposting toilet and shower building just to name a few activities. The site is located in the wild, scenic plains on the edge of Nairobi, just behind the international airport. We have a seasonal river passing through the 5 acre private property and there is also presence of wildlife and resident rare birds. Volunteers will also help with every stage of the build from design to implementation and furniture making.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Swahili

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is tent space available on the fenced grounds and *️️️️️volunteers are requested to come with tents and bedding*️️️️️ . We will be using composting toilets and water and toiletries will be provided. All food and cooking are shared amongst the volunteers on a daily basis and we request all volunteers to contribute to the food shopping expenses.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Volunteers will be expected to arrange their own transport to the farm. You can take a bus from the city center near the old railway station in Nairobi to Kamulu Town for 100Ksh or 1USD approx 1hr with traffic. The site is near Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (approx 15km away) . It will cost roughly KSH100 by motorbike to get to the site from the main road, Kangundo Rd and details will be communicated.

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    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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    This host charges a fee

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    USD $1-3 twice a week on Market days to help with food costs





Host ref number: 941751384514