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Nisa
All Year: March - October
Area (ha):
Persons: 6
Category: Education
Host ID: 6161
Country: Portugal

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Last Updated: September 10, 2020

Dear helpers,
Welcome to our project
A project dedicated to Agro-forest, unschooling & events.

We are an non profit association dedicated to a sustainable, well being and free education lifestyle, born in 2010 out of a dream to reconnect with nature and our true nature.

We receive volunteers and families.

We ask 2-3 hours of dedicated work, so there is lots of time to dedicate to yourself too :)

WHAT WE FOCUS ON
- Learning in freedom - Unschooling (learning according to our interests and passions and supporting each other). There is at least one child.
- Agro forest garden (using agro forest and permaculture techniques)
- Wellbeing (through nature connection, Kundalini yoga, meditation, dance, music, healthy eating habits, retreats, sharing circles).
- Improving the spaces and promoting the project, letting the world knowing what we are doing here

WHO ARE WE
Moabi, A Kundalini Yoga teacher passionate of live, nature, dance, creativity and learning in freedom
Manu, a curious and friendly 9 year old boy.
Gennaro, A quite and friendly architect/Agro-forest professional dedicated and passionate about his work

PLEASE ONLY REQUEST IF YOU FOCUS ON ONE OF THESE:
- REAL INTEREST IN BEING A CHILD SUPPORTER
- ENJOY GARDENING AND HAVE A MINIMAL EXPERIENCE
- ENJOY CLEANING AND MAKE SPACES BEAUTIFUL
- WANT TO RELAX AND MAKE SOME PRACTICES AT THE SAME TIME SUPPORT THIS PROJECT

Volunteer - CHILD SUPPORTER
Support a 9 year old boy to develop his interests... He is very creative, friendly, curios, very interested in animals, water, science, human body, dinosaurs and he can speak English. You can also come and share your passion with him (let us know what that is) and help him with his projects.
We receive also other families, so maybe other children to interact with, support, play games, share your interests.
(all year long)
Your characteristics:
- Love kids
- Patience
- Enjoy playing imagination or games
p.s sometimes Manu is not here so other simple missions will be asked when he is not

Volunteer - ORGANIC GARDEN HELPER
To apply to this position you need to be really interested in the garden and have a basic knowledge about it
It will be given to you notions about our food forest garden and how it got so productive. In the garden the works are:
- Seeding
- Planting
- A bit weeding
- Compost
- Mulching
- Picking
- Making conserves
(apply for beginning March to end September)

Volunteer -BEAUTIFYING
- Cleaning
- Organizing, painting...
- Making places beautiful and cozy
- Can make some art - handcrafts

RELAX & SUPPORT
- Do not work (only the self cooking and cleaning)
- Able to relax, enjoy reading, walks, Yoga and meditation With Moabi some days a week...
- Support with 9e daily

What is there for you
- Place to sleep - Caravan or tent
- Communal kitchen with all necessary tools
& gas to cook
- Interesting books in our small library
- Compost toilet
- Hot Shower
- Washing machine
- Ride to shop
- Good vibe
- One time in the week Communal
organization meeting
- Music and dance Jam Session (once a month)
- Lots of free time :)
- Some Kundalini Yoga classes/meditations in the week
- Simple place

What is expected from you:
2 Hours work 6 days a week
+ 1 hour week dedicated to communal cleanings
Buy and cook your own meals
2 euros daily contribution
Enjoy kids
Good vibe

Until soon
All the best!

reviews (19)
Helper: Alex Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: May 20, 2019
Four weeks I spent here and I enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere. The land is be... view complete review

Helper: Charlotte chawsx Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: October 27, 2018
I spent a week here. It was peaceful at that time, very revitalizing. I reall... view complete review

Helper: Adrien Cuby Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: May 29, 2017
I had a quiet and nice time here. The garden is incredible and the surroundin... view complete review

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Helper: Colm Breathnach Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Ireland Date: December 23, 2016
Super two weeks working and living with wonderful people here. Moabi and Gen... view complete review

Helper: Sarai Smadja Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Israel Date: September 5, 2016
I stayed a week here and it was rich with different experiences. Moabi and Je... view complete review

Helper: Martin Bode Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: July 9, 2015
I spent two weeks here brushing donkeys, fighting weeds in the garden, medita... view complete review

Helper: Aurelien Jaouen Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: October 27, 2014
It has been 3 months ago I left here. I stayed there 1 month and a half : tim... view complete review

Helper: Benita Dass-Grasse Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Australia Date: September 21, 2014
I spent about 2 weeks here. Moabi needed to make a trip to Belgium so left a ... view complete review

Helper: Daryl ross Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: February 15, 2014
I stayed here for 2 months and have to say that it was such a wonderful exper... view complete review

Helper: Lena Feitl Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Austria Date: December 8, 2013
I stayed here some days during my travel trough Portugal in November. I h... view complete review

Helper: Pedro Campos Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Portugal Date: May 11, 2011
I was here this last April and it was a very positive experience. I wanted to... view complete review

Helper: Ana Goncalves Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Portugal Date: October 19, 2010
I spent such a wonderful time here with Moabi and Michael. They have a beauti... view complete review

Helper: Andria and Chelsea Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: September 5, 2010
We really loved our stay here! Michael and Moabi are very kind, open-minded ... view complete review

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Helper: James Osman Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: August 11, 2010
Me and my friend stayed here for about 2 weeks. The location is a little remo... view complete review

Helper: Frauke hollerbach Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: August 6, 2010
I had the most wonderful time here!!! I thank you both sooo much! It is so ... view complete review

Helper: Morgan and Erica Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: France Date: March 27, 2010
We stayed here for one month and had such a wonderful time. We helped Moabi a... view complete review

Helper: Eunju Park Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: Korea, South Date: February 18, 2010
I stayed at Moabi and Micheal's paradise for about 10 days. They were so wond... view complete review

Helper: Arid Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: Germany Date: December 4, 2009
I stayed there with my friend Andrea for about 2 weeks and it was a really co... view complete review

Helper: dward a Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: United States Date: November 22, 2009
i stayed here for 2 weeksish. i learned alot. michael and maobi are smart, cr... view complete review

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