“Old House New Life”, Abandon Dormitory Conservation and Regeneration
Description: In 2008, The Foundation Historic City Conservation and Regeneration started the charity event “Old House New Life” through civil society. We promote supporting the excellent old house regeneration. It attracted lots of attention and resonated with the public. The “Old House New Life” has become more and more visible in few years. The old town of Tainan which were on the decline got the recognization and confidence back by public participation. The event “Old House New Life” will reach its 10 years anniversary by 2018. Therefore, we arrange a series of projects to celebrate it, including the international volunteering camp.
Type of Work: We will take the volunteers carry out the work of renewing old dormitory houses in NCKU, including simpily restoration of the buildings, indoor tidy and yard maintaining. Different types of missions will be provided to the volunteers, allowing the participants to understand the project of “Old House New Life”.
Accommodation: Local district civil hall/NCKU student accommodation/home stay. Sleeping bag is required! Food will be offered by FHCCR.
Language: Chinese Madarine
Requirements: Volunteers are expected to have great interest in old buildings. Application letter is required. The content should include self-introduction and motivation for volunteering.
Approximate Location: The buildings for working are old dormitory houses constructed in 1970s and are sited on NCKU campus. It is located in the east district of Tainan and is 1.5 km away from the Tainan train station, which takes about 15 minutes to walk from there.
Google Map： No.3, Ln. 79, Zhongshan Rd., West Central Dist., Tainan City 70043, Taiwan (R.O.C.) https://goo.gl/JR4275