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Volunteer Programmes

Yes! You’ve arrived at your destination! This page should provide you with all the information you need to make a decision on your exciting volunteer experience.
Have you ever asked yourself, “What is my purpose?” Now the answer to this sure can go the long and philosophical route, as long as Durban’s new street names even. But we opt for a shorter, simpler response: Your purpose is to learn and grow, so that you are able to add value and enrich both your own life experience, and the living experiences of those you meet along the way. Read More...

Our Programmes


Programme #1: ‘Perma with a purpose’


This is our flagship package. It is designed to introduce our volunteers to Permaculture, and equip them with the knowledge and practical skills they need to go on and contribute valuable, productive input to an Outreach initiative. Read More...


Programme #2: Permaculture Design Course (P.D.C)
The 1st Half: This standard 72-hour, 10 day intensive course continues from the basic Permaculture Introductory Course (3 days included) and deepens the Permaculture learning process by explaining the integration of design systems. This is achieved by further garden practice, an appreciation of the sustainability worldview, a group design practice, and, an individual design project. Read More...

Programme #3: Outreach (under construction)
Programme #4: Life and Character Coaching (under construction)
Programme #5: Team Building and Health Bootcamp (under construction)

Here is a list of questions that you should be asking yourself, together with the answers we think most accurate:(click on the question to view the answer)

What is Permaculture?

What is Outreach?

What is character Coaching?

What are these fun excursions?

Where am I going to?

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Safety and security

What will I be doing?


How credible are you?


Who will I live with?


Who am I coming to?


How do I get around?


How will this be of value to me?


How can I use this to be of value to others?


Why should I come here and not elsewhere?


Who makes an appropriate volunteer?


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