Description: This project is to preserve the biodiversity sustainably through gardening activities. In this perspective, the NGO-ASTOVOT has set up an educational garden in 2014. Several activities in this garden have raised awareness among volunteers and the community on responsible consumption (Local and organic). It is a garden where the principales of sustainable development are implemented.
The objective of this project is to strengthen the activities set up in the garden to be more responsive to our needs as well on production as the diversity of the agricultural crops.
Type of Work: Preparation of the soil: weeding, hoeing Creation of a compost ; Protection of plants, bedding the plants, watering the plants ; Strengthen the garden fence.
Study Theme: Sustainability
Accommodation: Housing conditions are generally rudimentary. You will be lodged near the site of the camp. The whole group will be housed in the same house, the rooms will be shared, provide small inflatable mattresses or a small floor mat (no bed), sleeping bag, mosquito net ... The kitchen will be organized by the volunteers.
Language: French is the official language in Togo, but in the southern part of the country the most spoken language is Éwé. French can be considered as the language relegated to a role essentially administrative. NB: The workcamp’s languages will be French and English.
Requirements: The ASTOVOT workcamps are open to everybody, no matter the volunteers’ nationality. The minimum required age is 18. No particular skill is required, being motivated about the activities and being able of maintaining a decent moral behaviour is enough.
Approximate Location: Kpalime is a lovely city surrounded by hills, 120 Km from the capital Lomé in the south west of Togo. Known for its mild climate, its amazing landscapes and a large variety of tropical fruits, it is a moving city welcoming different peoples from all over the country and many tourists during summertime.
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