Be a part of our team for an off-grid jungle farm just outside of beautiful Luang Prabang, Laos

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  2022 

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a small local social enterprise. We are located just 13 km west of Luang Prabang, Laos. by boat ride takes about 40 minutes and by road is 30 minutes. Our business focuses on sustainable agro-ecotourism and providing hands-on agro-ecological education to rural communities to empower their lives.

    The Farm is a thoughtful design of wild garden with so many varieties of edible plants including local edible wild species. The owner, Om, is very passionate to have a collection of edible plants and creating a sustainable food ecosystem. The farm site is isolated and it has its own atmosphere of Lao rural farm lifestyle. It is sandwiched between the lush green jungle and the mighty Mekong River. The farm site 2 is opposite side of the Mekong River of the farm 1. It has road access to a village near by and has few natural swimming ponds to relax and enjoy for your free time from work.

    The farm is in the developing process to create a sustainable ecological farming system. Therefor, we are looking for volunteers with specific tasks and enthusiasm to help us further develop our vision. More specifically, we are in need of volunteers with the following skills or interests:

    1. Creating terrace farming fields on sloping hillsides, using natural techniques. For this project, volunteers are should be aware that it will be physical work. Please bring your hat and shoes and be prepared to sweat.

    2. Fauna and Flora Identification. This project, we are only looking for specific background such as: a biologist, ecologist, horticulturist or taxonomist who can help us to collect scientific information and numbers of animals and plants biodiversity in our farm. For the applicants who meet our criteria for this project will be the first priority to accept.
    3. Marketing, Web designer or Graphic design for the farm, especially mapping and brochure, you have to have your own computer for this work. Note - for whom is choosing this task you may have to stay in town and work at our office and travel to the project farm site sometimes.
    4. General helping hands with our local farm team at the farm site 1 and 2.
    5. Hospitality/Tourism - will help us welcoming guests and helping to be a good host for our farm tour program. You must love to work in hospitality.

    If you are willing to help with one of these tasks, please choose only one option of the ongoing project above on your volunteer application when you apply for the position.

    Accommodation:
    For volunteer who is choosing to apply for number 1,2,4 tasks will stay at farm site 2 or farm 1.
    For whom is choosing to apply for task number 3 and 5 will have stay in town in your own accommodation, but we will offer you 2 meals per day from our restaurant.
    (For task number 5 if you prefer to stay at the farm sites, you maybe considering)

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Trabajo de caridad
    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Hostelería/turismo
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Volunteers will get to experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to work very closely with Lao local people in our project site along the mighty Mekong river and the project that aims to conserve rich edible biodiversity of Laos.

    Our project gives people new skills necessary to perform agro-ecology in a way that will also benefit their livelihoods.
    The farm project site 1 is quite isolated and has an "island" type feel to it because the only neighbors around are a 5 minute boat ride across the Mekong River.
    The farm project site 2 is perfect spot for hiking and swimming.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We are looking for somebody to assist with:
    1. Creating terrace farming fields
    2. Fauna and Flora Identification.
    3. Marketing, Web designer or Graphic design for the farm, especially mapping and brochure.
    4. General helping hands with our local farm team at the farm site 1 and 2.
    5. Hospitality/Tourism

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Lao: Fluido
    Thai: Fluido
    Inglés: Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Este anfitrión ha indicado que está interesado en compartir su idioma o aprender otro.
    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    For who will stay at the farm site 2, you will stay at our farm house and share with other people and our local farm team. We will provide bedding and a mosquito net for you. (Note - you might want to bring mosquito repellent with you)
    We also provide food 3 meals per day at the farm and we encourage you to help us to prepare and cleaning up.
    For staying at farm site 1 is not available at the moment.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We are located about 30 minutes by boat ride away from the famous and very beautiful Kuang Si waterfall. In your free time you may visit these tourist destinations, or just relax by the Mekong and enjoy a simple Lao lifestyle on our property. You can also explore the authentic Lao rural village across the Mekong river from us.

  • 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

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    Este anfitrión cobra una tarífa

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    40,000 KIP (less than US$5 per day) to help with food costs

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (4.8)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)






































Número de referencia de anfitrión: 324617377499