ORGANIC AFRICAN FARM
Organic African Farm takes organic farming to the next level. Volunteers will be taught how to do basic organic farming and have the opportunity to apply those skills in the surrounding community, as well as teach other skills they might have to the community members.
It offers them insight into the local cultures, happenings and an understanding of the African way. Organic African Farm has hosted many youth workshops, NGO`s, volunteers, visitors and individuals, all of whom go away with a wholesome experience. Many have put into practice what they have been been taught, in their homes & communities, and have been inspired to do good work out there. We offer a real experience, working at ground level with people who need help and to be educated about becoming self-sustainable.
- Learning about organic farming
- Implementing what is taught
- Assisting the project managers with organic gardens on different sites
- Helping educate the community and youth about organic farming
- Assisting the youth and community members with setting up organic farming projects
Project starts every Monday.
You2Africa Cape Town Projects closed 12 December 2015 - 6th of January 2016
development. A base camp for development projects which presents its own model and is Safe, natural and beautiful.
- An opportunity to learn about organic farming from planting to market, as well as to eat fresh veg !
- An opportunity to experience exciting development projects through the Works of Wonder Program, which includes working with youth, NGO`s, church
groups and prisons to name a few.
- An opportunity to link into current Cape Town culture, whilst staying at the farm, you will have opportunities to attend local events eg. Speak the Mind –
Poetry Festival in September, Art Exhibitions, Multi Cultural Music Events, Organic Markets, Interfaith Events, Heritage Day Events
- An opportunity to develop yourself through the Art of Living Program or Responsibility Coaching ( in additional / optional add ons ) Daily yoga sessions,
fresh air and good wholesome food to make sure you are fit for the wonderful work of volunteering
- Helping to educate people in the community and the youth about becoming self-sustainable
- CAPE TOWN ORIENTATION: 3 nights accommodation, orientation that covers everything the volunteers need to know about staying in South Africa (from
social skills to transport and safety), two meals per day, bus trip into town, lunch (on the Friday), walking tour of the city, a train ride back to there
accommodation and day trip (on the Saturday).
- Transfer to project
- All paperwork, placement and liaising with Volunteer Project
- Appointed Supervisor for duration of program
- 3 meals a day included
- Donation per month to the Volunteer Project, to assist in their funding.
- A South African sim card that works on a pay-as-you-go top up system
- Monthly socials for volunteers to get together and meet other volunteers (cost depends on social)
- Certificate & Report on Volunteer`s Program should this be required for studies or other purposes
- FREE 2 Hour Surf Lesson
- The cost of a visa in the case of your volunteer stay being longer than 90 days
- Medical Insurance which must include work, emergency evacuation. Please make sure you understand how your medical insurance works in South
Africa as we will be unable to pay for any doctors accounts or the like in lieu of being refunded by the medical scheme
- Weekend excursions
- Local Transport for social activities
- Use of Phone: Landline or Mobile costs
- Towels and Toiletries
- Accommodation if you arrive before start date or after project end
- Transport to accommodation if you arrive before start date or leave after project end
- A substantial amount of time will be spent on the farm itself however, daily departures will be between 08h00 – 09h00, returning early afternoon.
Lunch is to volunteers own account
Supper is a cooked meal provided by the volunteer house/backpackers or host/host family