Costs for volunteering
A discount can be allowed based on specific situations.
Formula “volunteer student”
|Week||Weekly cost lodging in camping||Weekly cost lodging in house||Number of hours / day (5 days / week)||Comment|
|1st week||140 reais||240 reais||4 hours (WE free)||Including lodging and food|
|2nd week||110 reais||210 reais||4 hours (WE free)||Including lodging and food|
|3rd week||90 reais||190 reais||4 hours (WE free)||Including lodging and food|
|4th week||80 reais||180 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||170 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 responsibilities a discount can be applied
Formula “Volunteer Traveler”
|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||5 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, protected area). Wifi under conditions.
Conversion of reais into Euro, USD, Pound, etc… can be found here : Currency rates
“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.
Once done the registration and agreed the volunteer participation to the program on given dates a reservation fee of 70 Reais is requested.
The village with supermarkets is located 2km from the site.
The sand beach is located 700 m 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.
Smoking is allowed only in certain areas.