COFFEEOLOGY

COORG, MYSORE - Inde - Chantier court terme

Environnemental

  • Chantier International
  • 07-01-2019 - 20-01-2019
  • 22 volontaires
  • 18-65 ans
  • 15000 INR de frais de participation
  • FSL-WC-826

Description

The camp will focus on environmental issues, eco-friendly methods and natural resource management systems through working on a farm. You will learn about the complete journey of coffee, pepper, rainwater harvesting system and the methods/techniques of farming. The village school will also be renovated. The coffee plantation owner, School Management Committee and the local municipality will be the partners for the camp.

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Partenaire

To promote global understanding and cultural exchange To encourage voluntary service as a means to foster peace, equality and mutual respect To spark new ideas for socio-economic development for the rural youth To stress the importance of natural resource management To support community development and bring an inter-cultural dimension to community projects To protect and conserve nature To bring global issues to local communities To create self-awareness and personal development among the youth in particular To facilitate global education through experiential learning

Travail

Interact with local farmers to understand environmental issues Work in the fields - pruning, harvesting and drying on various farms Visit other model farms around the campsite to study and understand the methods and techniques of farming Visit coffee estates, learn about other popular plantations of the region such as pepper, cardamom and wild fruits Participate in wall paintings and educational pictures, teach basic English and spread health and hygiene awareness among the children of the tribal community

Logement & Nourriture

At a rented guest house or hostel with shared rooms

Emplacement & Temps libre

The project village is located in the district of Coorg, 120 km west of Mysore Coorg, also called Kodagu, means “dense forest on steep hill” and is a very popular hill station. It is a district located near the city of Mysore (Karnataka State) amidst scenery of misty hills, lush forests, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantations, orange groves, undulating streets and breath-taking views. Coorg has a high concentration of tribal population, who subsist on their traditional economic system of hunting and gathering minor forest produce, besides attempting subsistence farming. Explore more on Tibetan culture and the different issues related to the exile of its people and re-settlement in the region Cultural activities and exchange with the Tibetan youth with support of the Tibetan welfare office. Have the opportunity to interact with estate workers and tribals, to learn about the hilly lifestyle and livelihood

Nécessaire

The camp will focus on environmental issues, eco-friendly methods and natural resource management systems through working on a farm. You will learn about the complete journey of coffee, pepper, rainwater harvesting system and the methods/techniques of farming. The village school will also be renovated. The coffee plantation owner, School Management Committee and the local municipality will be the partners for the camp.