About the local hosting organizationLeadership is a non-profit organization bringing together young volunteers with the mission of involving youth in civil society through volunteerism, project design, and cooperation both locally and internationally. Leadership was founded on November 1, 2005 as a youth volunteer organization under the auspices of the public association Leader, a centre of civic society initiatives.
About the volunteer workConstruction of the model house using local natural materials (stone, clay, reed, wood, sawdust) for organization of hotel training for local people. Â• Landscape Construction Â• Environmental action and organization of recycling system Â• Increase ecotourism development Â• Making felted materials Â• Production of natural apricot soap Â• Help in the shop in production of natural juices and jams Â• Work with children and young people Â• Help and teach to measure energy efficient enhancement of homes
Local accommodationAccommodation: The Apricot Guest House is the home for tourists. There is a large room under the roof as the hostel or tents. Shower will be available every day. Food: Cooking will be done by volunteers in the kitchen with all necessary utilities for cooking.
About the project locationThe camp will be held in Jenish village ( or Chychkan by GPS) which is 60 km to the west from regional centre Karakol and 340 km away from capital city Bishkek through South coast of Issyk-kul. On the weekend volunteers will have an opportunity to visit Karakol town and see its sights. There are Skazka Fairy Tale Canyon, Barskoun Waterfalls, a lot of hot springs around Apricot Guest House. For more information about the above locations and Kyrgyzstan please visit www.welcome.kg