Come and help around our home in Hasselt, Belgium



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    We are Gerben (54) and Ina (58) married, and about to return from Italy to Belgium. Gerben has worked as an Innovation Lead in Philips/Saeco in Italy and will start a new adventure in Philips Eindhoven. That means that we need help in our house in Zonhoven to make it home again after so many years living abroad.
    Our home is located in a quiet area, close to a nature reserve and to the university city of Hasselt. Ina is a writer and a writing coach, she has been awarded multiple times and has published over 10 titles, mostly coming- of-age novels. She wrote the script for the movie 'Little Black Spiders'.
    We are passionate about improving 'the world', more practical: to support young people in finding and realizing their ambitions. Motto: we make dreams come true.

    We have 4 kids, all living with their own family in Belgium and the Netherlands. Now we will need some help in maintaining our 6-bedroom house in Belgium and getting the garden in shape . In return Ina offers support in developing writing skills and materializing creative projects (for songs, novels, scripts, live stories, story telling) and Gerben coaches in personal development.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda


    We have identified 3 projects we would like to do with help of volunteers (not all together of course):
    1. To fully re-do our front garden, making it low on maintenance and pleasant to be in
    2. To restore the woodwork and repaint the house
    3. To renovate the garden shed
    For these projects we would welcome individual 'work awayers' as well as couples or friends travelling together.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Italiano: Fluido
    Holandés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    We have a 6 bedroom house in which you will be most welcome and have your own private room(s), some with sink. We will share the bathroom. We would enjoy cooking together (Ina is a great chef, how about you?Learn the success of Belgian fries!), and sharing our meals. At the same time you will have privacy and time to finish your own projects. We love music, so for musical guests we have a piano, one drums, three guitars and other instruments.

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    Algo más...

    We live in an area with nature reserves offering many opportunities to go hiking or (mountain) biking. Hasselt is a young, vibrant city where you can follow courses, meet students and participate in all kinds of cultural life.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 313254782229