Somdejya - Chiang Mai

Court terme (1 à 3 semaines)

Mae Chaem, Chiangmai - Thaïlande

Rénovation - Education - Agriculture

  • Chantier International
  • 14-01-2019 - 26-01-2019
  • 12 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  18-80 ans
  • 9500 THB de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
  • Code projet: VSA1901


Somdejya Learning Community Demonstration School, Bodhivijalaya College Srinakharinwirot University Mae Chaem District, Chiang Mai is alternative school and learning center for hill tribes who come from poor family and very remote area on the mountain. This learning center is provided to them free education, accommodation, food and occupation training as important as culture conservation of their culture. There are 58 students from 12 – 15 Years old. They are Karen and Hmong hill tribes. Learning King Rama 9 sufficient economy theory on agriculture and natural living. The foundation organizes the non-formal education school together with nature living, produce their own organic food and education.



Volunteer Spirit Association (VSA Thailand) is a Informal Education Organization / Non Profit Organization (NPO) / Non-Government Organization (NGO) / Social Enterprise / Peace organization collaborating international voluntary projects for people of all ages, cultures, religious and economic backgrounds.


Base on community living, every work are coming by daily life. That is mean everything even generally is valuable in any case such as learning, teaching, cleaning, repairing, and building. Segregation works for Community Development are; Creative teaching English – Creative teaching is important to recognize; teaching certificate does not need for specific quality of volunteer but creative is the one of yours. Aims of creative teaching are giving the chance for people in the village or the place nearby have the opportunity to communicate with different language, touch difference culture, and believing. The volunteer will go to primary school nearby homestay or practice English for local people in the village. Teaching Activity is that the volunteer would do the activities base on intercultural and language with the games, songs, storytellings, and dancings. Also, it should focus on communication; listening and speaking. School renovation – The students’ accommodation needs to renovate as it quite old and made from the basic material. We could make them more beautiful and be a good atmosphere for them to live and learn. The volunteer could help on the construction of the new building for the learning center. Farming – Working together at the small farm with the local students in 5 different occupation training farm as their have to work on these in daily; cow farms, pig farms, fish and fog farms, rabbit farms, chicken farms. The volunteer could plant more vegetables with students for the school lunch project. Building relationship with the villager – The rest of time from your main work, the important thing is to learn and share with the villager by visiting, talking and doing activities with them. You will get rich experience by learning and sharing from each other. Ecotourism – There are many interesting places to visit in the community such as the Buddhist temple, waterfall, national park etc. The volunteer would go to visit this places and collecting garbage, promoting recycle and keeping the place clean. SDGs in this camp Goal 1 End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2 End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3 Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4 Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 10 Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 11 Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Goal 16 Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels Goal 17 Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Logement & Nourriture

The volunteer will stay in the alternative school learning center. Nature environment, basic and simple. Mattress, pillow, and fan are provided. Thai toilet and bath. Washing clothes by hand. No food and drinks except water in the sleeping area for your care because some animals such as the mouses, ants, will come to share your food. Please keep clean and tidy. Volunteers expect to eat Thai food and take turn cooking with a local volunteer.

Emplacement & Temps libre

There are many beautiful tourist attractions in Chiang Mai province. The weather in January is around 10 – 30 degree Celsius. We would like to recommend the local temples, walking street market and Doi Inthanon National Park. The local temples – There are over 300 temples in Chiang Mai. The most popular temple is Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Once time, you should go to visit The walking street market – The night market where you can buy the handmade souvenirs among the chilling atmosphere. Moreover, there is a night Bazaar Market in the center of Chiang Mai city. The market is full of the shops for 2 kilometers. You will find many shopping stores, restaurants, and hotels. Doi Inthanon National Park – The mountain is located in Mae Chaem district where the camp is created. It is the highest spot and mountain in Thailand.


All volunteers who want to participate in this project will be invited to attend the preparation session (le week-end de préparation au départ) organised by Solidarités Jeunesses before their departure SPECIAL REMARK Respect culture, open mind, and love to learn and share

Notes Supplémentaires

Respect culture, open mind, and love to learn and share