Permaculture Learning (Gardening of organics products)
Description: This project is part of a sustainable development approach that respects the preservation of biodiversity and the promotion of the cultivation of organic products. By setting up this project, the objective of the NGO-ASTOVOT is to promote the cultivation of organic products and make them accessible for local consumption. The activities carried out in the garden offer a space for exchange of experiences on the values of organic production and the consumption of local products.
Type of Work: GOALS OF THE PROJECT
Preserve biodiversity and environmental improvement of the garden;
Promote the cultivation of various organic products (vegetables and fruits);
Encourage the consumption of organic products by the local population; MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT
Preparation of plates: weeding, nursery, harrowing;
Manufacture of compost;
Maintenance of the water distribution pipe system in the garden
Protection of seedlings (shading), transplanting seedlings, watering seeds;
Reinforce the fence of the garden.
Organization of educational activities in the garden with children
Construction of straw hut and bamboo for relaxation and preservation of tools and products;
NB: Volunteers interested in this project can bring seed seeds and other document
Accommodation: Housing conditions are generally primitive. The volunteers will be housed together in the same house with several rooms (usually 2 to 4 rooms) and will live near the project site. Housing will be provided with plastic mats or straws but volunteers can however provide small inflatable mattresses or small floor mats (no bed), sleeping bag, mosquito nets etc.The kitchen will be organized by the volunteers themselves. Drinking water available.Volunteers will cook and eat together their meals. In the kitchen, they will use the local products. There are many various vegetables and fruit in location
Language: The languages of the workcamp are English and French. But it’s important to note that the exchanges in English are very basic.
Approximate Location: This project is located in the municipality of Kpalimé. Located 120 km north of Lomé, the town of Kpalimé is the perfect place for nature lovers and hikers who want to go to discover beautiful mountain landscapes and tropical flora. Many natural waterfalls will allow you to cool off at the edge of the water. Kpalimé is also home to the most important handicraft center in the country where a large number of artists and artisans have settled.With around 101,088 inhabitants, Kpalimé is a tourist town in the Plateaux region.
Notes: NB: Clean drinking water available.
Internet access and electricity are limited according to the areas of intervention of the projects.
HOBBIES Apart from the activities to be carried out on the building site, you can enjoy walks, meetings with the particularly welcoming population, organize parties and excursions to visit the surrounding villages.