ORGANIC FARMING/GARDENING

Ho Chi Minh - Viêt Nam - Projet permanent

Environnemental

  • Volontariat International
  • 01-01-2019 - 31-12-2019
  • 2 volontaires
  • 18-99 ans
  • 370 EUR de frais de participation
  • VPV-S-MTV-05-2

Description

This organic farm is in an outskirt district of HCMC. This farm is running on professional way with the aim to promote organic & eco life style to community, as well as provide real organic product (vegetable/fruits) to community. This farm is about 5000m2 and they use technology based on software to ensure about the quality and capacity of the products. There are 6 NO on this farm: NO pesticides & herbicides; NO planting on soil and water contaminated with agricultural chemicals; NO growth regulators; NO chemical fertilizers; NO of genetically modified seeds (GM seeds); NO preservatives.

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Partenaire

Volunteers For Peace Vietnam (VPV) is a non-profit, voluntary organization founded in 2005 with the aim to promote voluntary service as a mean of cultural and educational exchange among people, for peace and friendship, and as an approach to address social problems. VPV hosts international volunteers from different countries and places them in suitable projects depending on the interest of the volunteers and the needs of local communities. VPV also brings the opportunities for Vietnamese to join voluntary projects around the world. By joining our programs, volunteers will experience inter-cultural living and working environment and have a chance to help those in needs. Over the past 10 years VPV has welcomed thousands international volunteers from over 30 different countries. VPV is working in various locations in Vietnam, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. VPV offers programs for individual volunteers and group volunteers, for duration from 1 week to 1 year. Our projects cover areas of education, child care, animal rescue and care, environment and community development, public health and medical internship, cultural heritage preservation and youth action.

Travail

1. Check plants regularly to find ecosystem pattern of the land 2. Field sanitation and plants healthy 3. Planning the seasonal crops 4. Use many species for intercropping, crop rotation as needed 5. Create environment for development of beneficial insects (predators) 6. Crops trap, pheromones trap 7. Measures for expelling insects (done synchronously and before the pests lay eggs) 8. Shielding vegetables in rows, or a greenhouse, membrane 9. Use resistant varieties 10. Apply insecticides of biological origin A part from farming work, the organic farming is also used for education. Children can come to visit and learn about organic farming, eco-life and environment issues.

Logement & Nourriture

Office and volunteer house (Peace House) is a 6-storey building on street No.23, Tan Qui ward, District 7, a residential area with many shops surrounding. District 7 is a part of city central and it is about 6km (4 miles) to District 1 (the most central), which is about 15 minutes driving. There are 6 bedrooms over 3 top floors, with the capacity of hosting up to 40 persons at a time. The normal number is in between 10-25 volunteers. Volunteers will share the room with other volunteers from different countries in the same programme. The normal number will be 1-5 volunteers per room. In the busy season, the size can be either 7 to 9 per room. By individual request, the private room or twin room can be arranged, either at volunteer house or at private accommodation near by. The first floor is for office, meeting & dining room. The second floor is for common room & kitchen and there is a terrace on top for chatting or viewing to city. Address: No 63, street No 23, Tan Qui ward, District 7, Hochiminh city In the Youth hostel, there are TV, PC, free WIFI, fridge, air conditioner, hot water, cooking equipment, common area & terrace. Bunk-beds, fans, sheets, pillows, mosquito-net & blankets are provided. Bathroom is inside every private bedroom with shower (cold & hot water using solar energy) and toilet; please bring your own towel. Food will be provided by a local restaurant near by. The menu is the Vietnamese dishes. Breakfast is self-service at Youth house. Apart from this, volunteer are freely to use the kitchen. For some special cases, when volunteers work at projects in other places than Ho Chi Minh city , they will stay at the project site.

Emplacement & Temps libre

Ho Chi Minh city, formerly named and still also referred to as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. It was once known as Prey Nokor ,an important Khmer seaport prior to annexation by the Vietnamese in the 17th century. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam 1955–75. On 2 July 1976, Saigon merged with the surrounding Gia Định Province and was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after revolutionary leader Hồ Chí Minh (although the name Sài Gòn is still unofficially widely used).

Notes Supplémentaires

Participation fee: 370€ for the 1st month, 290€ per month from the 2nd month