Costs for volunteering
A discount can be allowed based on specific situations.
Formula “volunteer student”
|Week||Cost for the week||Number of hours / day (5 days / week)||Comment|
|1st week||280 reais||4 hours (WE free)||Including lodging and food|
|2nd week||140 reais||4 hours (WE free)||Including lodging and food|
|3rd week||120 reais||4 hours (WE free)||Including lodging and food|
|4th week||100 reais||4 hours in the morning and 1 hour in the afternoon, 1 hour on Saturday, 1 hour on Sunday||Including lodging and food|
|5th week and following weeks (*)||70 reais||4 hours in the morning and 1 hour in the afternoon, 1 hour on Saturday, 1 hour on Sunday||Including lodging and food|
If the volunteer shows potential and handle team responsibilities the cost per week can become free from the 5th week on.
Formula “Volunteer Travelers”
|Week||Cost for the week||Number of hours / day (7 days / week)||Comment|
|1st week||40 reais||2 and half hours||Lodging in camping / food not included|
|2nd and following weeks||0 reais||2 and half hours||Lodging in camping / food not included|
The volunteer should bring its tent (possibility of renting). The camping includes all basic facilities (toilets, showers, kitchen with electricity, pprotected spots). Wifi under conditions.
Conversion of reais into Euro, USD, Pound, etc… can be found here : Currency rates
We have 2 houses with bathroom and toilets. One house can host 4 women , the other 4 men. Exceeding this capacity lodging is proposed in individual tents in protected areas.
“Volunteers student” activity is based on training with a large spectrum of techniques. The aim is to give autonomy and enhance creativity of volunteers through transfer knowledge and support. Our objective is providing practical training as well as to enlarge the vision of sustainability, including related concepts like Cradle to Cradle, Bio-mimicry, Thermodynamics, Synergy and systemic approach applied to agroecology. These concepts are popularized in our approach and do not required scientific background.
We receive a limited number of “volunteer students”, maximum eight at a time.
The village with supermarkets is located 2km from the site.
The sand beach is located 1 km by foot from the site with direct access.
The costs related to volunteering are used for
- buying and maintaining the training center tools, materials, infrastructure
- buying plants for reforestation and horticulture
- the participation to the fees (energy, water, taxes, …)
The first day of arrival is dedicated to settling and getting familiar with the community, the infrastructure and the surroundings. Volunteers have essential commodities within the site and access to town commodities 20 minutes by foot.
No smoking is allowed on site (allowed only at the gate.)