Janick & Natalia

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  • Description

    We both quit our 9to5 engineering job to help the world make a better place, trying to put our technical and other skills to use in an environmental and social way.
    Janick can help you with technical stuff related to computers or other electronic devices, but he can also accompany you in birdwatching and exploring/taking care of nature. He is a freelance photographer/videographer. Examples on http://www.instagram.com/jcphotography1987
    Janick has a passion for mother Earth in every sense. From being fascinated by how vegetables grow to understand how everything in nature is related. He has many interests that vary from gardening and hiking to renewable energy, minimalism and saving energy, to playing music, self-learning, and meeting (like-minded) people.
    Back in Belgium, we had our own little city vegetable garden on the balcony growing our own red peppers, kohlrabi, salad, kale, tomatoes, and red cabbage.

    Natalia is a real foodie, she is an amazing cook and can introduce you to the great Asian cuisine. She likes fresh local produce and can give an Asian twist to about everything but she can also think out of her Asian box and come up with such great recipes, preferably vegan. She has been a head chef in a professional restaurant for 2 months (through Workaway).
    She doesn't mind physical labor as well and she is always up for learning in whatever way possible.
    Natalia is really into upcycling and everything related to reusing materials (also in the kitchen).

    We both love children (we don't have any yet) and can also help taking care of them. Janick has babysit experience for 10 years (kids ages 2 to 12) and loves being around children.

    Conclusion: we can help you with all kinds of diverse things because we consider ourselves flexible. From technical geeky engineering stuff to nature-related tasks and everything in between...

  • Interests

    Yoga / Wellness
    Outdoor activities
    Charity work
    Movies & TV
    Cooking & food
    Vegetarian or vegan
    Self development
    Events & social

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  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Indonesian: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Skills and knowledge we'd like to share or learn

    We're interested in:  

    Charity Work
    Art Projects

    Some knowledge of:  

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Life at a Farmstay
    Eco Projects
    Helping around the house
    Animal Care

    Able to teach about:  

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Helping with Computers/ Internet
  • More details about your skills

    Janick's main skills are photography, videography, music and languages. He can also help you with gardening, construction, hardware electronics, computers, phones, and software.
    Janick preferes doing a variety of different things and not so much the repetitive work.
    Natalia is a very good cook that has knowledge about technical stuff also. She can really bite herself in one type of work and go for it all the way...
    We both learn quickly.

  • Age

    34 & 35

  • What else ...

    Some examples of pictures Janick took:

    Music Janick has covered: https://www.youtube.com/user/MrChickenHead1987/videos

    Natalia's eco project: https://www.instagram.com/plasma.diy/

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      Preferably vegetarian/vegan if available. But if it's not we are flexible in eating animal products.