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Volunteer projects
Volunteer travel, volunteer vacations or voluntourism provided including the following opportunities for volunteer work.

  • Conservation
  • Sustainable Living
  • Teaching
  • Sports
  • HIV/Aids
  • Medical
  • Rehabilitation
  • Game farm, breeding
  • Music lessons, singing, art
  • Organic farming, permaculture
  • Frail care
  • Orphanage
  • Values based school


The ecovillage is a perfect ecotourism destination including the following;

  • Involves travel to natural destinations
  • Minimizes impact
  • Builds environmental awareness
  • Provides direct financial benefits for conservation
  • Provides financial benefits and empowerment for local people
  • Respects local culture
  • Supports human rights and democratic movements
  • conservation of biological diversity and cultural diversity through ecosystem protection
  • promotion of sustainable use of biodiversity, by providing jobs to local populations
  • sharing of socio-economic benefits with local communities and indigenous peoples by having their informed consent and participation in the management of ecotourism enterprises
  • tourism to unspoiled natural resources, with minimal impact on the environment being a primary concern.
  • minimization of tourism's own environmental impact
  • affordability and lack of waste in the form of luxury
  • local culture, flora and fauna being the main attractions
  • local people benefit from this form of tourism economically, often more than mass tourism


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