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Permaculture Training Farm

World, Africa, South Africa, Haenertsburg



Travel dates

27°C, 18:13

About the workproject

We need 10 volunteers

We are a Permaculture farm, dedicated to community upliftment and transformation. Our training programme includes both official PDC courses as well as local-language Permaculture Basics.
Retsogile Permaculture Education and Training Trust was established by Ken Strang, who donated his farm and funds to start the Trust.
Although the farm has been in the Strang family for 23 years, Permaculture was only begun in April 2015 so there are still many aspects of our design that still need to be implemented.
We rely heavily on volunteers as the Trust is still in its infancy and there are not many funds for salaried staff.

About the host

Shelley (54)

Host since




Last seen online

more than 6 month ago

Shelley Cooper recently joined Retsogile Permaculture Education and Training Trust to facilitate the hand over from Ken Strang to Linah Letsoalo. Shelley will assist in the running of training, scheduling, administration and fund raising. Shelley will live full time on the farm from September 2016. Until then she will be commuting while building.

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us

Work to be done

  • gardening
  • construction
  • farming
  • help in the house
  • maintenance tasks

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • shared room, tent

Shared accommodation inside the Main House. Bunk Beds are provided in Male/Female bedrooms.

  • shared meals

Meals are provided based on what is available on the farm. Largely a vegetarian diet with some meat provided when available.

  • no money is involved