Sat, 02 May | SMILE Society : Voluntary Organization

Rooftop Organic Farming

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Rooftop Organic Farming

Time & Location

02-May-2020, 5:40 pm – 15-May-2020, 5:30 am
SMILE Society : Voluntary Organization, Dr Ambedkar Sarani Rd, 9 Rail Gate, West Udayrajpur, Guda Gaspur, Madhyamgram, Kolkata, West Bengal 700130, India

About the event


Encourage Urban organic farming among city dwellers and training youth volunteers .

Work Background:-

Exciting sustainable environmental project at SMILE NGO ,India !! Save the mother planet. Our tagget to develop the. Nursery where we make saplings for community distribution.To  grow vegetable for street and refugee children everyday food requirement and to aware city dwellers how to grow vegetable even living in small apartment or lawn or even on the roof!!  Volunteer Group with motivated youth are welcome !!This project can help to grow organic vegetable and fruit . lets help us to bring revolution in horticulture and floriculture  . International volunteer would have learn how to grow vegetable in urban area where open space not available.Through organic way of farming an farming backyard /roof/lawn or any other place available in any urban house . This project could resolve the food problem among urban based poor and lower middle class people. Also through our rooftop and vertical farming can bring down the carbon footprint. Even a person living on street can grow enough vegetable for him .This project can bring down environmental pollution level in cities if we can spread it around and creat proper awareness . There would be painting activities as well as cultural exchange programme  !! Energetic youth group for short or long term would be valuable in this project .

Your volunteers as individuals or groups welcome .

Work Activities:-

* Clay preparation

* Watering

* Organic fertilizer preparation

* Care taking of the Nursary

* Growing sapling 

* Germination assistance

* Manual activities

Example Daily Schedule: 

Wake up early morning: 9 am

 Breakfast: 9:30 am ( required to prepared by own)

Morning Project hour : 10am -12:30pm ( or  as per project In charge.) 

 Lunch at 1--2 p.m 

late afternoon: 3 - 5:30 pm,language, yoga & cultural exchange time for volunteers with marginalized community children. 

Dinner : 7 pm ( volunteers required help themselves in serving ,washing )

 **After 7:30 pm exit door would be closed.No one allowed to go out or come in the accommodation after 8 pm everyday including weekends.

 9:30 bed time 

** Please remember that programme schedule or project site can be changed or altered by the Project In-charge if required and all volunteers are requested to cooperate with our local members and partners. All schedule should be followed and mandatory for everyone to participate and contribute **

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