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Agriculture(Sustainble Organic Farming) for Internships and Volunteers

What it's about

  • Education
  • Local help
  • Development cooperation

How you can help

  • crafting/gardening
  • organising/managing
  • programming

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When: Anytime / negotiable

.This is a high land area where 95% of the people dependent on agriculture for a living. And crop cultivation is basically organic but the people lack new ideas that can guide them to produce in large quantity in under to feed the recent over population.This has led to high demand of food crops in the market. covering three square of meals a day for a family round the year is a problem. Interns or volunteers will join our local team to: -Assist Farming Groups in agriculture fields -Growing herbs and organic vegetables and fruits. -Develope small canals for irregation -Visit cattle ranch and assist in feeding and milking -Assist in the transformation of the crops into finish products.Crops such as cassava is tranformed into garri,beer,cassava flour,bohbolo,kokoi and Accra cassava.You will come across and learn Cabbage,onion,carrot,maize,okro among others are organically cultivited by farming groups.You would also join our team in raising awareness on various agricultural practices share ideas and create awareness on environmental issues like Global warming, climate change, depletion of natural resources and wherever possible in seeking solutions as well.This will be done in our new Eco Village.Free internet,Rooms for singles, couples and families avialable.Much to enjoy as far as tourism is concern.

OUR ACCOMMODATION , MEALS AND AMENITIES

Volunteers are accommodated in volunteer houses and you chose to share or not to share a room. we recommend volunteers to bring their own towel and toiletries. The accommodation is safe and secure with the houses located in a safe area in town near the community where volunteers work. Living is comfortable and the volunteer houses have electricity and running water with Western toilets.

our volunteers receive three meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and meals served in the volunteer house are typically Western-style. Breakfast consists of self-serve tea, coffee, toast and cereal. At breakfast time, volunteers are also provided with food for making a sandwich as a packed lunch for their project, this is particularly important for Teaching volunteers to note, as your day usually ends after lunch. Dinner consists of dishes containing meat, vegetables and a starch, such as potatoes, bread or pasta. Bottled water is readily available in Cameroon and you should budget approximately US$2 per week

How many volunteers are needed: 2

Listed at: 03-12-2015
Last updated at: 09-02-2021

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Where you will help

Ghana Street
Bamenda
Cameroon
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