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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.6
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 51297
Country: Portugal

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Last Updated: October 1, 2016

Someone that can work with cement to help bring 2 windows and a door, 7 centimeters to inside the house
sanding wood floor.

check photos 4,5 and 6.

Actual conditions to stay:
I don't have a room just for you.
I have a computer and smartphones repair shop, where I am sleeping.
In that shop there's a place to open a bed that it must be closed and moved at day time.
I'm not very demanding or pushing you to do what we agree but I'm waiting that you do what we agree in the beginning of the day.
So..., adventure for sure.

I live in Porto city, North of Portugal and need help restoring my old house with everything that you can think of.
Professionally, I teach, assembly, repair computers and mobile phones.
Also, I'm a network Cisco engineer.
I like to love and live the life, we just have one and we need to live it at 100% or more.

This house it's near the center of Porto, 15 min walking and you are at the center.
30 minutes walking and you are at the river.
The main goal... be happy, I will help you, you will help me.

Need help rebuilding an 150 years old house.
Mainly, setting up walls to paint and paint it to.
Sanding and varnish the floor, as well as painting timber and help building a barbecue.
Making cement and so on...
Take care of the "garden", not with flowers but with vegetables.
Iron, housekeeping, cooking, doing dishes, washing the floor, flyers distribution and a lot of a few more things but mainly, please, be a open mind..

Languages spoken

Portuguese, Spanish, English


It depends of what we have done until the moment.
I will try that you have a bed and room, just for you, but you may have to sleep in a sleeping bag or in a matrisse, in the floor or in a couch...
It's not the first time that someone not expected arrives and we have to manage so we all can be alright (I like to help).
You can expect that I will try to help you knowing the city and our way of live.
What else ... just ask.

I WILL JUST GIVE YOU A PLACE TO SLEEP (food not included as an obligation).
But We can have some meals together, sometimes I can cook or you can cook with things from the garden or you or I have bayed at supermarket.
We can share the food.

You can use the kitchen at your discretion, shower, washing machine, Iron... every commodities that I have.

This is your house at least when you are here.

This house it's near the center of Porto, 15 min walking and you are at the center.
30 minutes walking and you are at the river.
The main goal... be happy, I will help you, you will help me.

What else ...

When leaving this house:----------

Leave everything in the place, clean the room where you where sleeping, clean the bathroom, clean everything, leave a clean and nice impresson of you.

Volunteering hours expected
I'm expecting 3 or 4 working hours a day, everyday. nothing special

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