About the volunteer workType of Work: Contribute to improving the well-being of community through building project for a soup kitchen building at Phokelo Secondary School, Polokwane Volunteer Tasks: The work camp activities will be construction of wooded building and gardening activities at marked arable land and plant food plants such as tomatoes, onions, carrots etc. and be able to do such community gardens to disadvantaged members of the community such as orphans and old peoples’ homes. The work will be conducted in groups which will be given proper training from qualified people what we will expect from volunteers. Equipment and tools will be provided but we encourage volunteers to bring their own working gloves and comfortable working shoes for the work camp.
Local accommodationWhat to bring: Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, working gloves and closed shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light; Accommodation: Accommodation will be in school classrooms at the project center and venue still to be confirmed. Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and there is running water.
About the project locationLanguage: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and Tshwana to name a few. Extra info: The work camp participation fee is strictly Euro 200 and this covers simple accommodation, food and project expenses during the camp. Please note that this does not include travel expenses to and from the camp, so participants are asked to reserve a small amount of money for transport to the camp and vice-verse. We advise all volunteers to ask for advice from us when they are planning to book their ticket to Pretoria. Leisure Activities: Weekends are meant to be for free tours that the group can organize by themselves. All our work camps are reserved for cultural nights when each volunteer can present her/his country and culture.