Sustainable development research in Namibia

  • Namibia
  • 267 “me gusta”
  • Última actividad: 5 jun 2023


  • Descripción


    Sustainable development research in Namibia focusing on Anearobic digesters to produce both gas and super rich natural fertilizer, alternative building methods and plastic recycling. This project work hand in hand with our Seven Seas Ldz Project.

    Just a update. We just launched our project and need to work on the wbesite, socail marketing of the concept, and produce some videos related to sailing and what the project is all about(sustainable development and fight against plastic pollution). Anybody with web page design and social media skills will be absolutely appreciated.

    Due to the fact that the projects covers a wide spectrum from teaching skills, research and also cover a small agricultural section, it ties in with a commercial run business. A large percentage of new initiatives to uplift communities and individual entrepreneurs from poverty, fail in the very first year they launched. Many projects create false hope, as the projects continuously need financial support.

    Over time a study was done and a decision was made to run with projects that need very little capital input to keep it afloat(excluding the start-up funding and implementation cost)

    Plastic shopping bags is a worldwide pollution problem, yet totally ignored when it come to recycling. And the secret to all this lay in crochet work. Using plastic shopping bags as base material, anything from shopping bays, hats to decorations and even sleep rolls/mattresses can be produced from it. All one need is proper training, then a constant stream of used plastic shopping bags and a crochet hook. Even a crochet hook can be carved from a piece of wood.

    The very first group of woman(ten in total) was trained in 2016 but due to a lack of funding, the project stalled. But the homework and research went on. With a ever expanding social media network, the funding possibilities become bigger and better. Some of the other projects is also on the table ,ready for launch and that include bio-gas and stone mason work. Both need material that is in abundance in Namibia. Thus already make them good candidates for further development and implementation.

    For the short term, a solid foundation is needed where social media plays a important role. That in its own calls for marketing skills, specially in the social media environment.

    Updated Information.

    If there is anybody out there that is active in food preservation like canning and fermentation of vegetables to make Saurkraut, Kimchi and Sriracha we would really be interested to discuss a visit to our place in Namibia. Each year communal farmers complain that they cannot sell their green produce as they away from markets. We looked into this and a ideal solution would be to start a program where one can teach them these skills. But it is way out of our field of expertize.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    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

    This create the opportunity to work closely with Namibians. Due to the technical side of our projects, it is not always to promise a group activity with fellow Namibians. Specially on our research projects, same with the stone mason research.

  • Ayuda


    We incorporated our sustainable development research with our Project as both projects share most of the fields of research

    1. Source alternative funding methods for our projects.--Here we even look at using platforms like Patreon maybe.
    2. Work more closely with the excising woman groups and find alternative ways to support them while funding is not available to launch larger scale projects.
    3. Assist the groups to draft their own applications for funding with the various institutions within Namibia.
    4. Find ways and means to work on our other project and get that off the ground.--This is where sustainable development projects is shared with remote communities, specially on Islands where resources is far and between.
    5. Day to day input on the current planning of these projects.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Afrikaans: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Always nice to widen ones footprint by learning even the basics of other language's.

  • Alojamiento


    Share a house, with own room, but share bathroom, rest of house.Transport is available.

    Two doggies and they are house trained. Mention this for people that be allergic to animal hair/dust.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    1. For now the need is to upgrade some IT systems and work on the social media marketing plan for the future(This include some translation work,inclusive of English to Mandarine

    2. Developing crochet patterns.(Plastic recycling project)

    3. Luderitzbucht is rich in history and quiet beaches.

    4. Free access to internet

    5. Free transport in and around the area is available.

  • 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

    We can host digital nomads and have uncapped internet connection with wifi. All open for discussion and based on the schedules in oru research and projects.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Yes, place is available

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

    max 5 hours, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 792764329729

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