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Are You More Than Just a Tree-Hugger? Prove it By Helping Out with an Eco Project!

Examples of eco projects include but are not limited to:

Gardening and farming: A family may want some help restoring their estate or bring life to an abandoned farm.

Your assistance may be required in gardening, farming, animal care and general maintenance. Imagine preparing fields and growing cocoa, banana and mango crops. Or building shelters for chicken, ducks, horses and other farm animals.

Composting and allied activities: A composting project may aim to reduce waste in an impoverished area. This activity can be clubbed with street tree and garden maintenance, and/or watering, weeding and organizing the community nursery.

Campus landscaping project: An eco project may involve green practices such as reducing the use of pesticide or planting native vegetation. You may be asked to assist with the non-technical aspects of environment research, such as collecting samples. Such projects are bound to be both adventurous and good learning opportunities for any eco-minded volunteer.

In return for your contribution, you can get free accommodation and meals courtesy of your host. Save a small fortune in travel costs whilst building authentic connections with the local people and culture. Register now to see the range of environment-oriented projects posted by hosts.

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HOSTS

Do you have any green initiative that you've put on the back burner because you won't be able to do it by yourself? Will the assistance of a young and enthusiastic volunteer make a big difference to the success of the project? If yes, then sign up now and get in touch with travelers seeking to volunteer with eco projects. Get work done by volunteers passionate about environment conservation and innovation, transforming anything from your garden to your community's play area or a university campus.

You don't have to pay the volunteers, rather provide them with accommodation and food at no charge. They may also lend a hand with basic tasks around the house, such as light cleaning and animal care.

Wins from this experience

As a host in eco projects you will learn to cooperate with and take care of your volunteer(s). Furthermore, a host will learn more about the country, background, culture and lifestyle of the volunteer, which can broaden up its view in life.

Volunteers interested in eco projects

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VOLUNTEERS

Travelers are duty-bound to follow 'no littering' and other eco-responsible practices at places they visit. If you want to go a few steps further and help improve the natural beauty of an area or rescue it by engaging in conservation efforts, you've come to the right place. Hovos hooks you up with eco projects planned by trusted hosts across various countries.

As a volunteer, you can check out all the eco projects posted on our site, and decide which one you would like to contribute to. There is a variety of projects that will be of interest to anyone seeking to get their hands dirty in a natural habitat.

Wins from this experience

As a volunteer in eco projects you will create something unique , but you will also learn how to live abroad with another family far away from your familiar surroundings. You will gain more knowledge about their lifestyle and traditions. It's a win-win situation for both. Hovos brings hosts and volunteers together.

Hosts that need help with eco projects

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What is the price of hosting or volunteering in eco projects?

Are you interested in hosting or volunteering in eco projects and are you curious about the payment? At Hovos, there are two options for hosts and volunteers concerning payment.

You could join Hovos for free and you pay a service fee or you could become a member and you pay an annual membership fee. Non-members will have to pay 10 dollars or 10 euros when a host and a volunteer agree on a help-offer through Hovos. Members will have to pay an annual payment of 25 dollars or 25 euros without additional costs.

The advantage of being a member is that you become more trustworthy and therefore members will be shown first on the website. Members could build up more trust by adding their mobile phone and passport.

Do you need help from different kinds of expertise?

Are you not looking for eco projects, but you need help on other expertise? At Hovos, you can easily select the expertise you need help in.

Hovos offers animal care, art project, gardening, internet support, computer help and many other kinds of expertise.