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South Africa


  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 27
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This is a call to all those who would like to create change, collaborate, and co-create a new story. A story in which people live in harmony with each other and the natural world. A story in which the well-being of future generations is safeguarded ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 4
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Hi, I have moved us to the Top of the Host profile because we are fixing up a sandbag house using natural building techniques. If you have ever wanted to learn about Sandbag houses, nows a good time. It is very last minute but if you are able to ......

  • Country: South Africa
UPDATE! Specifically looking for people who have experience with building outdoor showers/(eco) toilets. Or someone who is really good at painting murals or sewing (cushions, curtains, that kinda stuff). Sorry, as much as I'd like to I currently ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Children's Trust was started by a Christian woman who had a heart for saving the life of one of South Africa's orphans. 23 years on and the home has grown into an established place of safety that houses 40 children (ages 2-17) and provides for all ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are an off grid natural farming community. We also have a holistic retreat centre which will soon be reopening for events, courses and workshops aimed at the revival and enrichment of body, mind, spirit and earth. We are currently a small group ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Our organization seeks to empower the disadvantaged youth of Isithumba and kwaximba in particular. We are building a community that can plan,execute and sustain it own programs. In the like of our experiences, we have come to realize that we need ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are an off grid, eco farm developing into a transformational balancing retreat in a remote yet not too remote area of South Africa. The farm is in the garden route which is also known as Eden. It really does feel like Eden being engulfed with ......

  • Country: South Africa
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A friend and I have opened a craft cafe in Retreat, Cape Town. The cafe offers customers the opportunity to practice crafts such as fabric painting in a cafe setting. We primarily employ young adults who have some physical or mental disability, as ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Luc is a freelance social artist who is dedicated to providing underprivileged children with the therapeutic experience of creating art. This unique experience comes in the form of them painting large Murals in the streets of their community. A ......

  • Country: South Africa
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My name is Sameera.I live in Cape Town South Africa.I am mother to 5 children , 2 of whom are married.In my home we eat with gusto and try new flavours.We pray as it keeps us grounded. We learn, everyday.We love unconditionally and we embrace ......

  • Country: South Africa
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If you are not responsible, hard working, pleasant and easy going please don’t apply. You are here to create a fair exchange and to make our lives easier. I am a 32 year old guy who stays with his Mom coz of a scooter accident and I suffered severe ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Hello! My name is Vincent and I'm part of a small team working with nature in the wonderful mountains of Mpumalanga, South Africa. Our project seeks to establish a lifestyle of health and well being through holistic practices powered by self ......

  • Country: South Africa
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we are a family of 4: Andrew & Micha run a small design studio silk-screening and painting fabric in the back of our family house. our daughter Lena studies architecture at the University. our 17 year old son Liam is the first ever learner with Down ......

  • Country: South Africa
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A few years ago, we retired to this stunning mountain retreat. Our vision is to build a series of Eco-campsites where people from the cities can come to get away from it all, and with the help pf many Workawayers we are gradually realising this. ......

  • Country: South Africa
We have a guesthouse which we need help with, also can do with someone experienced to keep a 10 year old girl busy after school.

  • Country: South Africa
Spend time with us in Joburg, close to the trendy Maboneng Precinct. We need help to establish a garden, to get fit, and with some cooking and shopping. Or, if you have HTML 5 skills, work with us to code an educational app.

  • Country: South Africa
LOOKING FOR SOMEONE FOR JUNE - 1ST-30TH - IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT US! :) :) We are a volunteer organisation, and have been running since 2008, we have recently started up a new programme location in the Southern Drakensberg, in ......

  • Country: South Africa
We run South Africa's green newspaper, the GREEN TIMES. We are a non-profit organisation focused on educating Southern Africa on their extremely vulnerable position in terms of climate change and how to mitigate and adapt to this crisis. Anyone keen ......

  • Country: South Africa
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I belong to a group of friends who together, in 1996, bought a piece of land in mist-belt rainforest, in Kwa-Zulu Natal, called “Mahlatini”, Zulu for ’in the forest’. Its other name is “Absolute Elsewhere”. Most of its eighty acres are covered in ......


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