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Area

Type

Construction work

Duration: 2 months

Daily Tasks

Take part in all construction aspects of the housing project. Construction techniques used vary as the project grows and experiments with various ideas. At present, the team is using an ancestral technique of building with cob.

Skills gained

Ecological living based on an holistic vision including : growing food, sanitation, water harvesting, community spirit, collective responsabilty; Sustainabilty; Building; Reduced resources consumption / Shared resources system ; Contact with local culture and population as team members.

Opportunity Description

  • Basic accommodation is available on site for 26 people. Breakfast, Lunch, Tea and Dinner are provided.
  • Depending on the financial situation of volunteers, we encourage to contribute for food cost 120 rupees/day and lodging cost 75 rupees/day¬†
  • As the project is of a significant size, the team members are expected to contribute to an healthy atmosphere in the workplace and do not smoke, drink alcohol or use drugs.

Timing

 

Morning hours 7.30am 12pm
Afternoon hours 2pm 4.30pm

Prerequisites

Have a basic understanding or interest for construction.|Any manual knowledge is welcome : electrical, masonry, sanitation, etc.|Be in a good physical condition.

Software skills

No Software Specified

Number of volunteers needed: 10