About the local hosting organizationFinca Daroca in Ibi. The Finca Daroca is a starting new project to offer an eco friendly educational experience for young people. As a new natural and agricultural reserve, it is a pilot and unique project in the whole province of Alicante. http://www.diarioinformacion.com/alcoy/2011/11/30/generalitat-aprueba-puesta-marcha-proyecto-finca-daroca-ibi/1196747.html http://fincadaroca.es/ Taking into consideration all the aspects: agronomy, pasturage and farming, protection of local fauna, tourism and education – this project leads to sustainability and protection of natural and cultural heritage under the slogan "The impact of human race in natural and rural heritage".
About the volunteer workThe work of volunteers will be manual and diverse, Monday – Friday, approx. 5-6 hours per day on hidropony, vertical gardens, traditional building, animal farming or sustaintible energies. A great variety of activities to be learn through work.
Local accommodationAccommodation is provided in big tents (rooms for 4 to 10) to share within participants, in the farm itself, with toilet area, hot water, and sport-recreation areas, very close to the town itself. Boys and girls will sleep separately. You need to bring your own sleeping bag and a sheet but we will provide with matress. Food will be prepared for volunteers: breakfasts and strong dinner in farm, lunch in a form of picnic will be brought to the place of work. Volunteers are asked to help with preparation of their own breakfasts and they will be provided with fresh drinks. Lunch and dinner will be prepared for the volunteers.
About the project locationFinca Daroca, Ibi, Alicante, Spain There are attractive spots to see, natural paths, artificial lakes and some nice little towns nearby Ibi. More over the Mediterranean coast is not far a we will likely organise an excursion to the beach. We will spend the last night in a hostel in Alicante. On departure day there's no program and participants will go to the airport by themselves or in smaller groups.
RequirementsLower sheet and sleeping bag required. Capacity to live in tents and in the countryside . Participants should bring parent authorisation to allow them to go to Alicante. Smoking and alcohol totally forbiden. Participants who disobey this rule may be asked to leave the workcamp