Volunteer at a organic farm and natural building learning center in Thailand

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Join our Organic farm and Eco-building school in Thailand

‘Baan Din Doi’ is a learning centre & eco-building school which promotes natural building techniques mainly utilizing earth, straw, timber and bamboo. We wish to inspire people to attain a more simple, self-reliant and environmentally friendly lifestyle.

Located in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, we provide short workshops and training courses in English and French. Volun-tourists and WWOOFers are welcome to join us in developing the project and cultivating our organic garden.

What type of host are you?
  • Private/Individual/family

Looking for help with:

  • Building
  • Farming/Gardening
The mission of our community

We are a learning centre which promotes natural building techniques mainly utilizing earth, straw, timber and bamboo. Our goal is to inspire people to attain a more simple, self-reliant and environmentally friendly lifestyle. We need volunteers to make some natural buildings and help for gardening (planting, compost making).

General info

Our place gathers people from various countries and cultures, including Asian (Thai etc), which give the chance for people to share their views, inspirations when they work or during lunch/dinner time.

In addition, we are a centre promoting self-sufficiency, natural and simple lifestyle. So, this creates a lot of discussions on these topics, as more and more people, especially the youth want to escape from a normal life based on working for money, consuming, ignoring their own and more important needs.

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How many volunteers could you host?

4 volunteers!

When would you need volunteers?

We need help for September, November, December 2019 and March 2020

How many hours of help per day?

5 hours of volunteer activities

How many days of help per week?

5 days per week

 

Food and accommodation

We offer free food and accommodation

Accommodation types

Volunteers can stay either in a dormitory or in a tent (1 or 2 people)

Diet

We can accommodate Vegetarian and non-vegetarians.

PS: For now, accommodation is in tents but the dormitory and a big yurt should be finished at the end of May 2019.

Fees transparency

No fees

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VISA

No, we cannot help with Visa but I can offer assistance

Volunteers Benefits

Our place is a learning centre, so they can learn a lot about natural building techniques, suitable for the tropical climate and other climates. The discussion and exchanges can make them change ideas, views on several topics, and maybe change their lifestyle and inspire others.

What to do in the free time

Volunteers are free to walk around the farm in the field and nature. There are several tree plantation and rice paddies. We are also close to a Meditation Center and tourist spots if you want to visit after volunteering with us.

Language
  • English (also French)
Geography

It is surrounded by fruit trees farms, rice fields, 25 km from a big city, so it is very natural and quiet.

How to get to your site

By plane, or bus. Everything is indicated on our website (baandindoi.com). I pick-up volunteers at the airport and bus terminal.

Is there internet access?

Yes!

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CONTACT DETAILS

Email to: baandindoi@gmail.com

Website – www. baandindoi .com

Volunteering page Info: https://baandindoi.com/volunteering/
Hostname: Alain Madec

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Author: Voluntouring staff

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