Help with my new hostel, gardening ,agriculture, garden with recycled materials in Nuwaraeliya, Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka


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  • Description


    Im Januka from Srilanka,Nuwaraeliya. I´m 31 years old and I have a 11 rooms guesthouse in Nanu Oya with a garden around the house. I have a big fish pond with 100 fishes. I like to do agriculture and I have a little vegetable farm where I´m planting some vegetables like beets, carrots and leaks.
    If you are good with gardening and plants, I would be happy about some help!

    I made a roof top garden with recycled materials. My guesthouse´s living room I painted like a street wall art...but it´s not finished yet....i want to finish this wall... So I would like to have some help with creative painting or a spray artist who could do a cool design on the wall.

    Right now I´m also working on opening a new hostel in Nuwara Elya. I need some help with construction, handcraft, painting and DIY decoration.

    So I need help in these three areas, you can choose whatever fits you best :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    After came in my place im going with them waterfalls,tea farms,and tea mother can teach how to make srilankan foods...and you can try some srilankan foods..and meet my friends for an exchange experience....

  • Help


    Choose whatever fits you best:

    1) GARDENING: I have a guesthouse and a big garden around it. I need help with basic gardening and maintaining the guesthouse (basic cleaning).

    2) PAINTING: The living room of my guesthouse needs some creative paintings. So if you have good art skills or if you are an spray artist, you are welcome to help me decorate and paint my wall and maybe even some other areas of the guesthouse and terrace.

    3) NEW HOSTEL: I´m opening a new hostel and need some help with general painting, some basic construction work, handcrafts, DIY decoration and the set up of the new hostel.

    4) lerning spanish : I like to lerning spanish...becouse its good for my future...if you a fluant in spanish i like to invite for my place...and teach me spanish.....

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    I provide to the workers a private room with private bathroom with hot water. This will be your personal space to relax and sleep :)

    I give to volunteers breakfast,lunch and dinner. I give to them srilankan food which my mother cooks. If you are interested, you can also learn how to make typical Srilankan food!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    My guesthouse placeted in beautfull mountains city... you can enjoy wather and come with you a small hike and some beautfull places....

  • 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

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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