Building communal gardens
Description: Contribute to improving the well-being of community OVC through increasing their access to food by establishing a productive vegetable gardens in Mabopane
Type of Work: Contribute to improving the well-being of community OVC through increasing their access to food by establishing a productive vegetable gardens in Mabopane
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in dorms at the project center and venue still to be confirmed. Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and there is running water. The accommodation and work place have flushing toilets and do have electricity but should expect normal power cuts lasting to 4 hours on various time slots in the week. (
Language: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and Tshwana to name a few.
Requirements: Qualification of participants: - Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background - Positive attitude - Willing to share his/her experiences - Flexible to live/stay in simple living conditions - Flexible to eat local food - Ready to do heavy manual work on the project
Notes: The work camp participation fee is strictly Euro 200 and this covers simple accommodation, food and project expenses during the camp. Please note that this does not include travel expenses to and from the camp, so participants are asked to reserve a small amount of money for transport to the camp and vice-verse.
What to bring: Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, working gloves and closed shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light;
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Mangkang Camp 17-1
11 Jan 2017 - 24 Jan 2017
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