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Township arts residence/ backpackers and local organisations needs help

World, Africa, South Africa, Oudtshoorn



Travel dates

27°C, 17:31

About the workproject

We need 4 volunteers

We are a small llaboration of family and friends, consisting mainly of artists. We are building Unjani, an artists and visitors residence, in Bongolethu township, 4,5 KM away from Oudtshoorn (Klein-Karoo region), Western Cape, South Africa.

About the host

Amos (41)

Host since



Afrikaans, English

I am learning German, would be glad to have a language exchange. Interested in French too. Can understand Dutch because of my Afrikaans

Last seen online

more than 6 month ago

I am a self taught visual artist and facilitator,am travelling to promote my community and the importance of sustainability. I am creating this residence with the help of my friends and family, hoping to change the face of the world whilst bridging the gap of understanding between us all. Hopefully my family and friends can provide you guys with a beautiful experience in South Africa and the township. Enjoy the music and let us paint.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • gardening
  • construction
  • farming
  • language practice
  • help in the house
  • teaching projects
  • maintenance tasks
  • tourist support
  • elderly care
  • charity work
  • art projects
  • internet support

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room, shared room, camper, tent, cabin

The it is a shared cabin, with a seperate shared bathroom and kitchen.

  • shared meals

We will prepare breakfast and dinner. You have to prepare your own lunch.

  • no money is involved