Finding Connection-Inter-cultural experience and self learning

Finding Connection-Inter-cultural experience and self learning


Paúl, Portugal

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Activity description

This ESC program aims to raise awareness on topics related to our daily life. The choices we make, the relationships we create between each other and between man and his environment. During your stay in Ananda Valley you will have the opportunity to explore and expand your skills and passions, learn about nature and how we interfere with it, discover the richness of the different cultures, express your artistic side, develop your own project and much more. It is a two/four months experience, where you will live in a community with people from all around the world, helping to build the dream of a better society. Unfortunately, the spaces for applicants from Russia have been filled. Thank you for your interest!

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation will be in commune house 2 people maximum in room. Food : We will provide you with vegetarian healthy meals and snacks. Most of the veggies are from Ananda Valley organic garden. Inside the project we promote sattvik diet, and you will have an opportunity to experience it. Philosophy : one of the aims of the project is to promote a healthy lifestyle. Based on that on our properties is forbidden the usage of alcohol and smoking . You will have the opportunity to learn yoga and meditation, if you are interested in it.

Training during the activity

During the project you can have additional training on yoga and meditation, organic gardening, permaculture basics and much more.

Participant profile

Key principles Get involved : We need everyone active and participate! Self-reliance : You are responsible for yourself and to make a positive impact on the event. Self-expression : Communicate openly with the group with freedom to be yourself. Respect : Different cultures can be tricky. Be patient, respectful and cooperative. Take everything with the thought “It's for the greater good” - Respect the place and the work of others keep the mindset: "try to leave everything better than what you found it" Learn and share : Share what you know, absorb everything and spread it back home!

Activity dates

A total of 16 week(s) during the period 21/01/2022 to 30/06/2022

Activity location

Paúl Portugal

Looking for participants from

France, Italy, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Activity topics

Social challenges

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 01/12/2021