From: United Kingdom
Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom
04/01/2017 - 03/10/2017
I enjoy learning about people, places and cultures. Since I love to travel, I feel very grateful to have the opportunity to do so, and want to make a positive difference to other people, animals, and the planet in return.
I love permaculture and am doing a PDC with the hope of either setting up my own project or becoming a long term part of an existing grassroots organisation. I work as a freelance programmer, and am looking to combine this with permaculture too!
The thing I enjoy most in life is getting creative. Recently, I've got into woodwork; before this I was doing glass and tile painting, some pottery, drawing, portraits. I love to get stuck into a project and learn new skills. I used to be a chef and am more than happy to cook for other people (vegan food). I'm a nature lover and enjoy learning about plants, natural healing, and ecosystems.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
Main skills: IT/web development/computer programming, art (painting, sculpture, mosaic), cooking/baking
Improving skills: Sustainable practices/permaculture, animal care, language exchange, woodwork
English, some French
31 & 25
I'm passionate about people, the environment and animals, and enjoy learning practical skills and getting creative. Here's what I've been up to recently...
December 2016 - Permaculture and conservation project in Kenya, working with the Samburu people to plant trees, grow food, conserve water. Learned first hand about off-grid living
Jan 2016 - Centre for vulnerable children, Lake Victoria. Building a hand washing station, vegetable garden, playing with the children.
Jan-Feb 2016 - Eco-construction (superadobe) and permaculture project on the edge of the Maasai Mara. Building domes, setting up grey water system, and growing food
March 2017 - Social permaculture project in Romania, learning about urban ways to foster a community, with projects focusing on reducing waste by recycling and upcycling.
March-April 2017 - Helping with permaculture and ecological gardening at an eco campsite, and doing artwork and some basic woodwork
April-July 2017 - 12 week Permaculture Design Course in Bristol
June-July 2017 - 3 week woodworking and product design course at a community enterprise - designing, making and selling a range of bird boxes
Special dietary requirements