We are a French-Turkish family building an Eco-dome (Earth-bag). On the beautiful island of Gökçeada - North West Turkey

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Turkey

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi everyone,

    We are a French-Turkish family building an ecodome (earth bags house) in the beautiful island of Gökçeada (North West of Turkey in the Aegean Sea). We are hosting volunteers who want to help us in building our earth-made home by learning this amazing technique. Volunteers can camp on our beautiful land under olive trees (shower place with spring water and dry toilet set up).
    Gökçeada offers stuning landscapes, from olive groves and Mediteranean maquis to beautiful beaches. Greek and Turkish population shaped its cosmopolite identity that you can appreciate by visiting its stone houses villages.

    Hope to host you soon !

    Ali & Candice & Umay

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    Help with Eco project

  • 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

    We are living on an island so travellers can exprience how to live on an island(Its half Turkish-half Greek island). We are building a eco-dome so travellers can learn how to built a earth-bag home from begining to end.

    Travellers can learn Turkish and Greek cultures at the same time.

  • Help

    Help

    We need helps to build walls of our home(preaping earth, fulfilling the earth bags, smashing the bags etc), then plastering walls, building the roof.

    We provide 3 meals per day and work 5 days/week, 4-5hrs/day (with an afternoon break when temperatures are the highest in summer).

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French, Spanish, Turkish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    *️️️️️️️️ Camping (travellers will stay on the land with their tents, if you don't have tent, we will provide one.)
    *️️️️️️️️ Kitchen (We are going to provide 3 meals of the day. We decide together about meals)
    *️️️️️️️️ 2 Showers
    *️️️️️️️️ Dry toilet

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can send messages if you have any question about transport and other details.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 999793857537