Mediano/largo plazo
NICE-23L-0516A JAPÓN HigurakgodaSriLanka... SOCI,MANU,ENVI 16/05/2023 22/06/2023

Higu LM2 | NICE-23L-0516A | 2023-05-16 - 2023-06-22 | SOCI,MANU,ENVI | Age: 20 - 99

This project is actively working for SDG 1 (No poverty) and SDGs 15 (Life on Land), organized with Green Volunteers for Green Future (GV4GF) since 2012 (since 2020 in this place!). Sri Lanka Human Recourses Development Foundation (SLHRDF) is a local NGO conducting lots of awareness programs on Gender equality, skills and leadership development programs, HIV/AID prevention program etc. since 2002. After covid pandemic community are trying to reestablish their agricultural work and other livelihoods. Not only pandemic, but also economic crisis impacted every sector in Sri Lanka. These sectors are trying to reestablish their own work but they need external assistances to continue their work. We are going to help domestic level livelihoods running by villagers as well as establish a plant nursery for their income generation and bio diversity. There will be short term workcamps in the first and last 10 days of your stay where you are expected to support the projects and the volunteers while it could be also a good opportunity to be integrated into the community and rap up your contribution!

Work: 1. Help to make bags run by local family. 2. Establish a nursery (clean the land, mix the soil and composts, make bags, fill soil, plant the seeds, watering, etc.). Thus, in the last 4 days of each short term workcamps, volunteers will move around the village to meet community and meet a family, youth/children society members and watch their activities, women’s/farmers groups, visit village school etc. (Cultural exchange programs with villagers including youths, Activities with children and Work and assist to self-help group member’s activities.)

Accomodation and food: Village house with a host family, located close to nice paddy fields. There is electricity and mobile phones are working. But no internet or WiFi. You can’t use toilet papers here. Because of toilet papers will block the drainage lines. You have to wash your cloths by hand and have to hang outside for drying. At the night you can see lots of bright stars at the sky.

Location: HigurakgodaSriLanka

Location and Leisure: Local SDGs (2030 goals) of the family, Higu and Sri Lanka

Airport: RML

Train/Bus station: Colombo - Volunteers need to arrive at Katunayake Bandaranayake International Airport by the end of May 15 and can leave there after 20:00 of Jun. 22. 9 hours by bus to the site. You will meet at the bus station in the morning on the first day.

Requirements: High motivation to work while experiencing different type of life style, accept challenges, adopt to local environment, respect and accept local life and culture.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 505 USD

- Study theme Local SDGs (2030 goals) of the family, Higu and Sri Lanka - Other activities Organizing cultural exchange events, Excursion, Environmental Education, Expeditions, Farewell party, etc. - Participation fee 505 USD to be paid on your arrivals. 20 USD less for repeaters of GV4GF workcamps and vols. from less expensive countries. There is optional service of 45 USD to pick up at the airport and one night stay in the guest house.