The following is a result of communicating with Help Exchange and Couchsurfing hosts as a means of finding free or cheap places to stay at and as a more interesting way to introduce myself into the Asian culture. My experiences will be published in an upcoming book, the start of which or introduction to may be found at Travel Goof.
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YOGYAKARTA or JOGJA is a traveler's paradise in Java, Indonesia
Biggish city, cool dude - http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=BJTEIJU
jogjakarta or yogyakrta(ngayogyakarta in javanese) the name taken from
holy book of hiduism, Ramayan,,, Ayodya kingdom of Shree Rama....jogja
build by prince mangkubumi from the mataram,,,,, the story so long.. jogja
id paradise has it is !!! erass ku
This is me Lathifah I come from Indonesia. I saw you plan to come to Indonesia, I suggest you to come to South Sulawesi.
you really interested in with nature and rural areas???
south sulawesi have it. if you interested in, you have to try to come to
my village. There, you can do anything, walk barefoot, go to the rice
field, sleeping outdoors, climbing trees, enjoy the beautiful beaches,
I Hope can hooking up with you too. :)
South sulawesi is nice place. Here, you can visit many interesting place.
1. Makassar city
: The city of
2. Toraja Mystical Hills : Tana Toraja is located approximately 500 km from Makassar and inhabited by the Toraja
ethnicity preserving an Austronesian way of living. They are famous for their traditional houses, ancient funeral festivities, wooden carving, catacombs,and menhir stones. Visiting Tana Toraja will be an unforgettable experience.
5.Bantimurung Waterfall : Bantimurung waterfall is located about 15 km from
In south sulawesi, you can visit many place and do your job.Beside visit many interesting place you can do voluntary job if you want. we can help you to joint in the local people activity. may be you can find many program of the voluntary job in this link : http://volunteerindonesia.lptmtour.com/
If you interested in you can see it, send me deal information to my Email : “email@example.com “. The rute is, From Jakarta, Just Take a Makassar Flight and arrive at Hasanuddin Airport. From there, we can pick you up to bring you to looking for a bus go to Toraja or stay in our home, and if you like, we can accompany you to go to all interesting place. Make your visit worthwhile in Indonesia!!!
Chick, still gotta check out, ask where exactly she is.
Somewhere in Vietnam, ask him some questions.
Jakarta, cooking class
Magdalena Atmadja (hooked up on FB as well)
Since u mention that you love to cook if you schedule visit Jakarta then
you need to join our CS Jakarta cooking Lover class, check out this link
for detail of activity on the group
If you want to join just send me a massage then, maybe we can have a
cooking class when you visit here you can teach us Bulgaria dish and we
can teach you
Mari from Manila
How are you? This is Mari.
I currently live in the Manila and read your post there about you coming
by on November. Im thinking of possibly hosting people by then. I visited
the link you provided and was pleasantly surprised to find that we have
some common interests, particularly a belief in God and desire to help the
less fortunate. Ive actually been seeking like-minded people and do desire
to travel around the world as well. Ive always felt that desire (burden?)
to reach out and do try in many ways I can within my resources to help
out, on soul a time. I realize there are so much ways to make our world a
better place to live in, and it is done by love. (Not a romantic love or
lust but love as a verb). Your work is very interesting to me as well. I
love reading and researching. I enjoy studying. I used to live and study
In Elementary school years here, i had Spanish class too from Kinder 3
until Grade 6.
Anyway I wish you more blessings in your endeavors. Take care and God
MariT78's PROFILE: http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/marit78/
Free accommodation only, didn't specify hours, but seems good heart.
We are looking to create a volunteer network to assist and help spread the word about our children in the rural area of Cambodia.
We can provide all volunteers with FREE accommodation here at the orphanage.
We are also looking for international NGOs or any partners who can help us to supply volunteers and funding to support us for running costs at our orphanage and our projects in this poor community in Cambodia!
For more details about us:
We are a non-profit small local organization with freedom
of political, and independent charity work in
Now he is supporting over 1000 orphans in this very poor community with food, clothing, education, shelters, health care, secure and a safe place to stay! And he has been working with 4 primary schools with over 4000 poor children.We are supporting them with school uniforms and school supplies and helping them to get a better education in the future.
Also, we support the poor families by growing vegetable
gardens for them and training small business how to make an income to support
their own family, we are working with 80 poor
families in the community of Pry-Kabus and Pry-Phdao of Takeo province,
We are also digging wells for the community in preparation for dry season, we have provided 50 wells and still provide more to different village and communities around the area.
What we need is your help? You can help us by coming to volunteer with us here in Cambodia, or if you can not come here, you can help us with fundraising or make a small party for us at your home to collect money to support our projects here or you can send second hand books,computers, clothes and toys for our children.
When we can receive your donation we will send you back a receipt and a Certificate with a Appreciation letter to say thanks for your donations to support the poor children here.
We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.
- gotta pay for own accommodation and food, no sex or alcohol etc., so probably short visit, but interesting progressing, non-profit school for middle income kids
Ananda Gaorii" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
We're located in central Vientiane City near Wat Simeuang (maybe
Wat Simuang) which is a famous landmark (a temple), also near Wat Prakeo
and Wat Sisaket and not far from Talad Sao or the Morning Market.
One of the places I visited and quite nice. Stayed for an entire month with free food and accommodation. Started a team building project for local workers.
Must stay at least 2 months.
Steve Khong" email@example.com
Thank you for your interest in volunteering in our resort.
You sound like a very interesting character which I love to meet !!
Working for few hours a day is not a problem for me, I hope those few
Hours would be good and beneficial hours for mutual learning and benefit.
We surely like to share some of your experiences in musical and computer
skills. So we look forward to see you some time in November. Regards,
we operate a Rain Forest Island
Resort which is 7 acres in size. our island is in
the middle of a 15000 hectors man made hydro electric dam in the state of Perak, our island is part of the 150 million years old
we have chalets on our island and also has 3 houseboats parking close to our island, kayak, sailing boats ( catamaran ) and power speed boats are some of our recreational facilities.
Our business is running an eco lodge providing meals and outdoor adventures activities to our guest.
we are embarking in several conservation projects with the intention to enhance the eco system in and around our island, we need volunteers with knowledge and experience in building fresh water marine reef around our island to create an environment for the native fish species to multiply. ( marine biologist ) is preferable.
we also need volunteers who is knowledgeable in organic agriculture, to carry out organic planting.
we need volunteers ( biologist )to assist in specific program like birds feeding, creating artificial nesting site for hornbill, improving our island land scape and expand our fleet of non motorise water sports like sailing and kayaking.training our foreign staff as nature guide.
The exact location of our island resort is Tasik Temengor Latitude 5,48109 Longitude 101,35849 on the google map.
The minimum duration for this volunteer programme is 2 months. please feel free to contact me if interested,
Thank you very much for your interest to volunteer in my lodge,
You certainly sound like an very interesting character especially with your
Talent in musical instrument and computer skills ! also your exposure in
Please tell me what you can contribute to our resort with your talents ??
I like to hear from you because I really don't know how to fit you in our
There is not much construction works to be done, it would be interesting to
see how your
Talent can help us ? please go to our website " www.belumecoresort.com.my "
CH10 – same as HX7
If you would like to come in Cambodia and visit my orphanage here, i am
welcomed you! Just tell us what you can help for our orphans here when you
come so i am easy to organize for you. I hope to hear from you soon.
Our Friends Orphanage
Phone: +855 9794 80800
Location: Saiva Village, Cambodia
Stone-Teaching Director of Oral English College
Google maps: Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China
Schedule for volunteers:
*Organize English tea from 6PM to 8PM, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday(Prepare topics, gather students and have conversations with students)
*Attend English corner at 7PM, Wednesday (About 1.5 hours)
*Give a speech or a presentation weekly about your travel or any other topics you are interested in.(About 1.5 hours)
*A well-furnished room (single or double)with hot water and A.C (You may have to share a room with another volunteer sometimes),but you need to pay the electricity fee yourself.
*Lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday.
*You are also welcome to join School's outdoor activity and enjoy the beautiful scenery in Yangshuo (go Dutch).
Free accommodation but 22Euro a week for food. 4Euro to register. Minimum one week.
Free room and food, no fees required.
not 1st - 26th of October ' and 1st April – 12th of May cause school closed at that time.
3-4 hours teaching each day.
Gun Anu firstname.lastname@example.org
Responded once that interested.
Described how to get there in an email.
I am in Pai district and the village name Baan tin tard.
sandoz sukkaew email@example.com
Thankk you for your history of alot of experience and welcome to Tacomepai
farm if you want to join us help something,I have a "Rice harvest
festival" in 9-10-11 Dec and lot of work every day too.At Tacomepai we
have accommodation bungalow 100 Baht/night/person private bungalow and
toilet,food picking from the farm free or local market and we have another
project call new land that is free accommodation when you arrive can
choose the one you like.
wants 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, at least 10 days of work
Kahang Organic Rice Eco Farm firstname.lastname@example.org
Wants 6 hours a day of work.
Organic Status: Now in 9th year of organic farming
Eco Farm work that is currently available to Farm Helpers/Volunteers are in the following areas:
1) Organic Rice fields;
2) Landscaping maintenance around the farm;
3) Building mobile floating chalets;
4) Assistance at the event hub;
5) Water obstacles maintenance;
6) Greens around the farm parameter;
7) Bicycle maintenance;
8) Tent maintenance;
9) Bamboo rafts maintenance;
10) Duck pans;
11) Breeding and culturing fresh water fish.
12) Organic fruit farm;
13) Organic Vegetable greenhouses;
15) Wild duck sanctuary
farm is flexible to your offer to pay some foods, etc.. Most importantly,
you must feel comfortable with our environment and people. You have
interesting living history and certainly more in time to come to this part
of world where we are situated in the tropical rain forest fringe. I am
certain that you will find challeging to work out something in my farm
like chinese fishing net and water wheels.
We do not have internet at our farm. There is several internet cafe in the
small town 7 km away from the farm. Mobile internet signal is available at
the farm. Good to get a prepaid intrnet sim card as it is cheaper. BTW,
when is your schedule date coming to the farm.
5Euro a day for 3 meals, accommodation free.
Organic farm, Thailand
Volunteer page: http://tcdf-ecologic.jimdo.com/work-with-tcdf-eco-logic/volunteering/volunteerproject-eco-kids/ - Have to work a full day??
Organic Status: Organic vegetable farm, chicken, fish, horse
Time for a change?
Why not spent some time as a volunteer in Thailand with us???
We are an organisation that has:
- a small guesthouse
- a restaurant
- an organic vegetable garden
- a shop where art of disabled children is sold
- outdoor activities
- indoor activities and workshops
- working holidays
- and a volunteer project named Eco&Kids concerning ecological farming
Our organisation is set up to support the Thai Child Development. It supports and helps under privileged children in the area of Phato, 50km northeast of the city of Ranong. Support with education, a Special School for disabled children, scholarships, medical care and social care.
We want to be self sustainable to feed all staff, students, visitors and guest in a healthy and honest way with products from our farm.
We can use the help of motivated volunteers for our work in the gardens, Saturday activities with local kids and so on. Please check our websites for more information!
And of course this is a great place to have a holiday, do a trek, go outdoors, learn Thai cooking and much more!
I can host people who come to study or culture exchange in my university or in bkk in exchange with cleaning and cooking some breakfast or dinner together.
Thanks for you message, I have read your profile from many links you put.
You are great person :-). I would like host you but I will travel to
Europe for two months beginning from 16th October until the end of the year.
I wilkl travel with help exchane and couchsurfing as well. Great to
know that you are a fellow from couchsurfing as well. here is my profile
If you can come earlier or later than that, it 's no problem. I would like
you to teach me advanced english or basic german with few hours a day.
I live in condominium on campus of mahidol university which is about 20 kms away from the heart of Bangkok. I live a lone in Condo with two bedrooms and one big living room (two bathrooms). I am easy-going and love talk with interesting people from various culture. I work as a molecular biologist in the university. I have a separate room for guest with airconditioner. I can host people who come to study or culture exchange in my university or in bkk in exchange with cleaning and cooking some breakfast or dinner together. I would like to be fluent in english. So if you are english native speaker would be great. Anyway I welcome everyone from around the world.
Work as many hours you want on organic farm (or teach English) but pay 5$ a day for good room and board. This money pays to hire a local for full day.
Has some internet (refer below).
Steve 087 8719975
We practice sustainable agriculture, aquaculture and aquaponics in Buriram province in northeast Thailand. We are outside the village of Ban Sai, eight kilometers north of the town of Prakhonchai.
We offer modern accommodation with a 12.5 meter natural swimming pool.
As part of our volunteer program we offer free sustainable agriculture education in the area that interests you most. The hours that you work and study are flexible and depend on what you want to do. You will have lots of time to meet and interact with the local people and learn about Thai culture.
We are active in helping our community to become a better and more viable place to live and you can help too.
I use a mobile CDMA modem from CAT (Communications Authority of
Thailand) because there are no phone lines to the farm. It's slow, about
130 kps when working well. We have two computers in the house so it would
be possible to hook up the one in my daughters room to the mobile modem so
you could work. There is an internet shop in our village about a five
minute bike ride away that has fairly high speed access for 15 baht per
hour. In Prakhonchai, eight kilometers away, there are numerous shops with
high speed access. The private school that I work at in Prakhonchai also
has high speed access.
Was very nice about providing a recommendation letter for a visa.
Work about five hours a day (think it covers your room and board).
Organic orchards and nature sanctuary which is part of a conservation and organic farming project. It is attached to a Resort and Spa and helpers are given board at the resort in return for five hours work a day.
Bronwen Evans email@example.com
Hi karel, yes we have high speed internet, though only in a 50 metre
radius of office so not available in most rooms, only cafe. Though we may
extend w additional router in future. It is a resort so rooms locked but
cleaned by our staff. We have safes in rooms.re working arrangement we cd
work something out.
Jobs for Volunteers
preparing beds for sowing seeds or planting (digging trench and putting in
compost) and sowing seeds
watering the garden
mulching fruit trees with compost or manure
clearing weeds and vines around trees
making EM bokashi (compost with effective micro-organisms)
making liquid compost with EM (collecting and cutting up weeds and herbs)
spraying trees and plants with liquid EM
making EM products (eg liquid compost, insect repellant)
You would work for about five hours a day and have one day off a week. In the tropics it is
recommended that you work in the early mornings and late afternoon.
We provide a room which is air conditioned with own bathroom, fridge and television and supply volunteers with food which you can cook yourself in our kitchen. Our staff will help with cooking advice and take you to local markets to buy food. We provide gloves and hats and tools for working but ask you to take proper care of them, wash gloves when finished and return tools to their original place. There is drinking water at the resort – you should fill your own water bottles each day.
Free room and board in exchange for some cleaning, babysitting, teaching English to kids. Seems low key and relaxed.
Vivian Zhang firstname.lastname@example.org
a new friend of lady which from
My family have 4 member,my husband,my baby of 6 months old and father-in-law.You can help us to clear the house and help me to take care my baby some time.You also can open a class to theach children English in my house if you want.
Free room and breakfast (50baht each for lunch and dinner, otherwise can buy your own shit and cook there, although the island is generally more expensive than elsewhere. simple accommodation, 4 hours work a day.
> You can feel free for calling us at +66 8 51469207!
> Before you come let us tell you somethings about our place.
> We have a simple place for you to sleep, and every morning a free
> breakfast, unless you need special food.
> For lunch and dinner we mostly look day by day who wants to join in to
> eat together. We take turns in cooking or cook together and and share
> stuff. Any other contributions are very appreciated. We mostly only work
> half days (4 hours) and have one day a week off. The beach is close by,
> there are lots of things to do and see around! Hope you feel happy to
> come and join us! You can travel to Ko Lanta by mini van either from
> Trang or Krabi, the vans drop you off anywhere on the island but because
> we are not a hotel and more inland it is hard to tell them how to get to
> us. Therefor you can tell the driver to drop you off at 7-eleven
> supermarket at
> will come and pick you up. Hope you have a good trip! Please email me
> again what day you'll arrive, thank you! Greetings Anke and Aoi
P.S. We would like you to share the electric cost for 50 THB per
person per week!
We are Anke (Netherlands) and Aoi (Thailand) and we just bought our land on the island Ko Lanta in the south of Thailand, about a year ago. We are just about to start up as a (do-nothing/natural) farm. So far we took care of clean water supply, electricity, build the first adobe house and compost toilet and started collecting and planting local fruit trees, herbs and veggies.
As in this stage we have not much to offer but a simple place to sleep, sharing our kitchen and bikes to get around. The island is half touristy and half local, there's lots to do and beautiful nature around.
It could be a challenge for you to help us start this project, we seek to teach and learn together, grow our own foods and build earthen housing. We are full of plans and ideas and could use your help and input.
Pretty remote, but we do have either internet and mobile coverage with exception during heavy downpour. We have wifi with data limit at 3,5 GB.
2.5$/day + six hours of work (maybe should confirm this craziness)
Vladislav Kuta" <email@example.com>
Permaculture farm and homestay, located at the former tea plantation, deep in jungle, 500m above the sea level. Involved in chicken, duck, turkey, rabbit, goat, sheep and fresh water aquaculture & veggie, herbs, fruit and timber trees. Striking for 100% sustainability.
It involves 6 hour a day of various farming activities. Ideal is a previous experience (doesn't have to be permaculture, any farming helps).
Minimum stay is one week.
Being a morning person is an advantage.
Please, be ready to be surrounded by forest and by people staying here. No civilization. We live as a intentional community, be ready to fit in.
Not suitable for a vegans, suitable for vegetarians, we are vegetarians 6,5 day in a week.
There is lot to learn around farm and never gets
boring. We are able to advice on additional activities (cave exploration,
Lenggong Archeological Museum (Perak Man) etc) and extra arrangements can
be agreed aside. But mainly our place is ideal for relaxation, getting
away from the city and enjoying pure nature. Also one of the highlights
are delicious dishes prepared mostly from our organic vegetables, fusion
of local flavours and of other cultures.
i will host u Friday,saturday, n sunday (10/28,29,30/11 or 11/3,4,5/11) my
village 4 hours from toraja dude so feel free to contact me i will show u
part of my village :-)
Some eco-tourist farm which wants 7$/day (check email), don't have to do any work, but apparently lots of interesting stuff to learn.
Sitamai Eco Farm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Yes, you can say something like a eco-tourist farm. It will be quite
okay for us that you will work 1-2 hours per day. Even if you don't
work, we don't mind. That's why we charge the price.
Our first priority is to offer you immense opportunity to learn the
rural Nepalese way of living, culture, language, experience some very
basic ecological farming practices.
You can do whatever is quite convenient for you during your stay with us.
We are very flexible.
Said I can work as many hours as I like but not specific beyond that.
Mobile but no electricity, but says will soon.
Our farm is a beautiful riverside space located approx 8 km from the sleepy mountain oasis of Pai, in Northern Thailand. We now have over 6000 coffee trees, indigenous fruits, herbs and vegetables. We practice sustainable Permaculture design and traditional hilltribe farming methods.
We currently need self motivated, independent & resourceful people to tend the land and coffee trees with watering, mulching etc, whilst enjoying this beautiful peaceful space.
We encourage long term stays and are also looking for a permanent / semi-permanent caretaker.
Free accommodation is available on the land in rustic bamboo home where you will find bedding, blankets & mosquito nets along with a functional kitchen area.
Visitors are required to provide their own transportation (motorbikes can be rented in Pai for aprx 100baht per day) and food, however some fruit & vegetables can be harvested on the land depending on the season. There is a daily open air market in Pai selling fresh local produce.
we will be building a earthship at the end of the monsoon.this year maybe starting oct. Come join us
Please contact Willow by email or telephone for more information.
Free accommodation only, 2 hours a night, 4-6 times a week
Our school is located in Yangshuo, Guangxi province, which is one of the
most beautiful towns in
from Yangshuo. From here it’s easy to reach the countryside where there
is a lot of beautiful landscapes and a lot of out doors activities. You
can easily find information online.
In exchange of few hours of voluntary works, we can provide you a free
room in downtown Yangshuo. All you have to do is to participate at what we
call the English Corner. In that activity you are sitting with a few
students, which are all adults, and you have a discussion with them about
any topics that you are interested in, so the students can practice their
English. The English Corners are from 6:30 to 8:30 pm; it could be 4, 5 or
6 times a week. Also, we ask you to do a speech weekly about any topic you
know. It is a friendly and interactive speech where students are very
interested to learn new things and ask you questions. If you are
interested to be more involved as a volunteer, we can help you to find
something to do.
You will stay in a building with other volunteers from different countries
and our staff. It’s like a Youth Hostel and most of the rooms have
twin-bed. Each room has its own bathroom. There is a washing machine that
you can use and a commune room with TV and DVD player. However, 100 RMB
deposit is required in case any damage to or lose of school’s property.
We all speak English and it’s possible to arrange free Chinese lessons.
If you are interested, more details will be offered.
You can come anytime but let us know a few days before so we can prepare a
room for you. You can stay as long as you wish if both of us are happy. If
you: 1. Kind and patient, willing to help people; 2. Honest, and
don’t have any crime record; 3. Speak English well; 4.
Enthusiastic, warm-hearted; 5. Better have some voluntary
experiences. You are welcome to come anytime you like, but tell us your
arrival date in advance so we can arrange the accommodation.
How to get our place from Guilin?
You can take a bus to Yangzhou from Guilin Train station or Guilin Bus
station . It takes around one and half hour by bus. You can get off the
bus at Yangshuo Bus station, sometimes, driver or someone else may ask you
get off the bus around Yangshuo gas station where some people will try to
recommend some hotels to you, make sure you get off the bus at Yangshuo
Bus station, the final one if you take the bus which are only from Guilin
Yangshuo Park is on the opposite of Yangshuo Bus station, go through the
Park and get out the back gate then go along the road on the right, around
100 meters away, there is a little bridge which is in the front of school.
it takes around 7 mins from Bus station to our school on foot.
Yes to mobile signal but perhaps no electricity, although they said they were willing to buy solar panels with my consultation help. Uncertain.
Sabah Orchard email@example.com
The internet provider that has the best coverage is CELCOM and a signal
buster would be a good thing.
said something about eating lots of meat and can only buy veggies once a week in the village. I said no probs.
Free camping and prepared meals in exchange for your help to clear/clean, set-up an orchard and organic garden on an old abandoned beach side coconut plantation. See before and after pictures.
- No special skills required
- It's hard work
- Minimum stay 6 days - please respect this as we need to organize the food supply without refrigeration - Early departures will be asked to compensate for lost food.
- No electricity available
- 5 to 7 hours daily work starting at 6am
- BRING MOSQUITO REPELLENT not available locally
NOT FOR YOU IF
- You are allergic to animals and/or nuts.
- You are VEGETARIAN/VEGEN. We share our meals.
- You are not a morning person.
- You cannot do physical hard work.not
- You cannot deal with bugs and outdoor living
- BRING MOSQUITO REPELLENT not available locally, many did not believe us don't be one of them.
- You cannot respect the minimum stay period.
120km South of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Had a good time volunteering here for ~10 days. The work was hard and hot but made up for with the tasty food (had shark steaks a few nights!) and two beaches that border the property. Not having electricity was actually pretty refreshing. Tent can get a little warm so take a cool shower before bed :) Nice place to stay if you're up for 4-7 hours of hard work.
Very good references.
Ask you for a minimum of 3 hours a day.... than you get free accomodation and one meal.... if you work 6 hours, you get 2 meals and 8 hours 3 meals....
Accommodation and food paid for, restaurant, lots of different types of work. Could be good long term!
Nathalie Pouliot firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, at the moment we are fixing up a swimming pool.... So anybody that is manual is very welcomed.
If you cannot help on that matter, we are always looking for part time help from time to time from travelers, for different projects, we can provide food and lodging. We always have new projects (marketing, website, restaurant helps, training staff, kitchen help, construction help, etc...) We have a small restaurant on the other side of the Nam Khan River in Luang Prabang and we just took over a public pool.....
If you are just holidaying in Luang Prabang, drop in and visit us anyway, you never know there might be something you can get involved with for a few days. Just drop at the restaurant.. and ask for me, Nathalie and if you tell me you are a HelpX member I will give you a 10% discount off any food or drink you have here.
Thailand – sounds like it could be interesting.
Would "appreciate" a 5$ contribution every day.
2 hours work a day plus help make and clean up after breakfast and lunch.
Unfortunately we do not have internet at the moment. Maybe later but there is an internet place about 5mins walk from our place and it's just 30baht per hour. Many places at the beach also have free wi-fi.
Leanne Rayasat email@example.com
I'm originally from England, my husband is Thai and we have two children who are 7 and 3 years old.
Our home is in Thailand on the island of Koh Lanta, Krabi province where we have planted about 500 rubber trees last year. We prefer to stay as organic as possible so all of the weeds are controlled without using a herbicide. We are currently using non organic fertiliser but hope that with the help or our cows and some extra knowledge we can change that.
There are also a couple of other plots of land that need to be put to use. One is still completely wild but in the area around our house we've started an organic vegetable garden so I also need help with weeding mulching, planting, composing etc...
The plan is to learn how to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Well, I need to learn. Lek has a lot of sustainable living experience as he grew up locally when everyone needed to grow their own food.
This in an ongoing project so if you have time to help please contact us.
Hello, Thanks for your enquiry. We are happy for you to come and help and
we'd love to meet you. Although we're already full for the end of
November. You could call me on 0870 506086 when you reach Thailand.
A typical day would bereakfast, clean up, 2 hours work, prepare and eat
lunch, clean up then you're free to do what ever you like.
Accommodation would be in one of our guest rooms. We provide a bed with a
sprung mattress, sheets, pillow, blanket and mosquito net also a fan and
shelves to keep your belongings on. I'm sure you'd be able to make
yourself feel at home.
Although I'm English we eat a typical Thai diet which consists of mostly
rice stir fries and curry. Ingredients are always fresh, rarely processed
or frozen. As part of the exchange 3meals per day are included.
A donation of 200baht per day would be appreciated to help cover some of
The closest beach can be reached in about 15mins if walking.
Please ask if you need more information, hoping to hear from you.
Good references. Seem have a good flexible plan concerning work/payment.
We are Neng (Thai), Nikki (English) and Layla (our 6 month old baby). We have a hostel and little bar called Chill Out House in Long Beach area on Koh Lanta, Southern Thailand.
We are about to create a bamboo and fruit farm and little backpacker hostel and are looking for carpenter's assistants and gardeners to help us in exchange for free accommodation.
We are mainly looking for people to help Neng with the carpentry work at the moment as we are about to build some bedrooms. The kind of work we need help with is sanding, varnishing, painting and construction but we also need a bit of help with some other tasks, such as:
- electrical work in the bedrooms (installing lights and power sockets)
- watering plants
- spraying fertiliser (organic)
- tilling the earth
- planting fruit and veg
It is now the low season on Lanta (from May until November) so there aren't many tourists and a lot of places are closed down. It is still a nice time of year to visit but it is very quiet.
2 hours work a day in exchange for accommodation, drinking water, tea/coffee and free wifi, plus you can use our washing machine, kitchen and BBQ place. (Farmer's market near us every Monday and Saturday - cheap seafood for BBQ).
9.00-12.00 a.m. then 2.00-5.00 p.m.
- same as above plus breakfast, lunch and dinner.
You can google our existing place... Lanta Chill Out House and we have a Facebook page for the new place -
Neng & Nikki
P.S. Thank you for all volunteers who have been helped us. please check our farm's update at ..
Seems some sort of rehabilitation centre but could be interesting to check out. Hours work seem flexible, but expect me to pay 2.5-3 Euro a day.
New Life Foundation
+ 66 (0) 87 119 84 91
julien gryp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
We're excited that you're considering volunteering at New Life. At New
Life we're always looking for volunteers to help us out on the organic
farm, but also with other activities as marketing, organizing activities,
art and drama workshops, yoga and meditation... We are always looking for
help for many of our ongoing projects. One of our goals is to become self
sustaining and we have 60 acres of land that we want to cultivate and
create revenue streams to support the foundation. We currently grow rice
and vegetables and have a lake full of fish. We also have goats,
chickens, pigs and buffalos. We would love to have help with our
agriculture projects and our staff and residents are always ready to
learn. We provide many classes to our residents to help them learn how to
improve their lives and live a balanced lifestyle. We would love to have
people help teach English, art, cooking, exercise, health, culture,
computer, communication and numerous other classes. Our community has
many needs and interests. We encourage you to contact us with any ideas
you have to help or improve our resident’s lives.
Volunteers have the opportunity to join our workshops on yoga and
meditation, join the residents on their weekly excursions and participate
in the sports program. New Life Foundation has a beautiful clean facility
located in the mountains in Chang Rai. We provide individual rooms with
private bathrooms and three meals a day. We also have a pool and steam
bath available for everyone’s enjoyment. We expect volunteers to honor the
rules of the community. Alcohol, drugs, sexual activity, stealing, verbal
and physical violence are prohibited. The foundation values mindfulness,
truthfulness, responsibility and respect. We are happy to provide
certified letters of appreciation and references for volunteers who work
at the foundation.
We used to be able to let volunteers stay for free, but our main goal is
to be able to offer our recovery program free to all Thai residents. In
order for us to be able to continue providing our services we kindly ask
you to pay for the costs of electricity and food. A suggested minimum
donation would be 100 THB ($3 or 2.50 euro) a day.
Luigi Giani email@example.com
We are a small Italian NGO running a
Vocational Training Facility for disadvantaged young Cambodians in Siem
Reap. We always welcome the help from volunteers and I am confident we
could be of good help to our project. We are very flexible with regards to
http://www.workaway.info/15489918844c-en.html - good references
georg Poeder firstname.lastname@example.org tl. 089-5021 670
A lot more info in his email.
The purpose of the foundation is to recreate and inspire people to help human development physically, mentally & spiritually. Furthermore it aims to increase ones knowledge & understanding of nature & environmental development and also to do selfless service to society and to cooperate with other organization as well, who are doing the same. It is a non-political, non-religious and non profit NGO.
The foundation has different projects in Thailand. The project Home for All near Rayong is the newest one. It is located approx. 220 km southeast of Bangkok. At the present the main activities are concern the development of the land:
Planting fruit trees like banana, papaya etc.
Planting different kind of vegetables
Harvesting & processing of medicinal herbs
Use & multiply of Garbage enzymes (kind of fertilizer)
Furthermore there are English classes in the nearby village.
In the free time many interesting places nearby can be visited. Furthermore the sea is about 7 km away.
Vegetarian meals and accomodation will be provided.
Notice kindly that in the building it is not possible to drink alcohol, to smoke and to eat any kind of meat or fish products.
- look up "eco tours Asia" etc. to get into real cool natural shit.
- before arriving, ask about safety and storage of all my electronics.
- try workaway as well
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