Orphanage's & Eco farming-2
Description: Since 2000, volunteers from all over the world have been participating in summer programs designed to help/improve the vegetable farm of Childcare Center of Mongolia (Orphanage). So one of international volunteers work will be helping for farming of the orphanage. Same time we do run small eco farm in same area to improve the method of eco friendly farm and help to poor families trough our work. Volunteers will work in eco vegetable farm and develop eco farming training farm. Vegetables from the eco farm will be donated to the low income (poor) local families.
Type of Work: Main works are helping at orphanage’s and eco farm trough our work such as remove the weeds in the field, working in green house, making water canal for farm, making compost etc. Quite tiring but let's enjoy it.
Study Theme: Eco farming methods/know how of other countries. The future plan of international workcamps etc.
Accommodation: Ger (Mongolian traditional tent) or summer house. Please bring sleeping bag. Volunteers will cook/clean by turn. Music player and some card and board games are available. Shower is available too. Bed and mattress will be provided.
Language: Camp language is English. If you don't speak English well please don't worry. Many volunteers come to camp to improve their English.
Requirements: To like farming/physical works and be flexible/ adaptable. Mongolian speakers are welcome!
Approximate Location: 45 km from Ulaanbaatar. Place name is “BUHUG”. The sight is just unbelievably beautiful, typical Mongolian plain.
Notes: Ulaanbaatar. One third of population in the country (3.01 millions) live in this capital city. Don't worry about the weather and it will be around 20-25 degree hot. But still sometimes weather could be changed quite. Also during the free days of the workcamp we will help you to organize some cultural exchange programs, excursions, etc If possible please bring some games, pencils, notebook, balls and any other things to have a fun with kids.