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Happy organic farming- Ho Chi Minh
This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch.
13 Jan 2020
20 Jan 2020
10: Environment protection
Environment / Manual
Number of volunteers:
Free places for Males:
Free places for Females:
Free places last update:
13 Nov 2019
18 - 70
18 - 70
Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country:
Purpose of extra costs:
Participation fee is requested to pay to VPV for food, accommodation and other project related expenses. VPV is a non-profit, voluntary organization with no external support, so we need your fees to organize and prepare workcamps and other related activities.
This camp requires an additional motivation letter to explain in more detail why you would like to attend.
Description: The aim of the program is to provide Friendly environment for Volunteer and having the chance for cultural exchange with local people while learning about techniques to operate a professional organic farm.
Type of Work: Volunteers will be responsible for completing tasks assigned by the manager of the farm. The general tasks would be:
seeding the new vegetable on the farm
spraying the farm with special kind of water
weeding the un-useful weed.
plan the soil to expand the farm, creating new vegetable beds
Study Theme: Organic farm
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay in a dormitory, sharing rooms with volunteers of other nationalities joining the volunteering work. Normally, rooms are arranged with about 2-5 volunteers per room. In the busy time, the number can be maximum 7 or 9 volunteers per room in five bunk beds. Western toilets and hot showers are available.
Organization Description: Volunteers For Peace Vietnam (VPV) is a non-profit, voluntary organization founded in 2005 with the aim to promote voluntary service as a mean of cultural and educational exchange among people, for peace and friendship, and as an approach to address social problems.
VPV hosts international volunteers from different countries and places them in suitable projects depending on the interest of the volunteers and the needs of local communities. VPV also brings the opportunities for Vietnamese to join voluntary projects around the world. By joining our programs, volunteers will experience inter-cultural living and working environment and have a chance to help those in needs.
Over the past 8 years VPV has welcomed over 4,500 international volunteers from over 30 different countries. VPV is working in various locations in Vietnam, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. VPV offers programs for individual volunteers and group volunteers, for duration from 1 week to 1 year. Our projects cover areas of education, child care, animal rescue and care, environment and community development, public health and medical support, cultural heritage preservation and youth action. Since 2008, VPV Ho Chi Minh has welcomed over 2,000 international volunteers.