Construction and Renovation in Seychelles

La Digue, Seychelles

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15 people
7 days
Code: 571
Building and Construction, Volunteering Abroad
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This is an ideal project for those who want to work at the grass root level within a community and ‘getting their hands dirty’ for a much needed facility for La Digue. Artistic talent with a brush & colours, design oriented thinking can be  built upon after removing outer layers of paint  for a new coat, carpentry , polishing and such  avenues are abundant to the participant and could work hand in glove with the local foremen & members of the local community.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

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Aims & Objectives

 To give back to the host community a small token of appreciation by engaging in construction and renovation activities which would benefit the communities sustainably.

Monday to Friday
  • Working with the local foreman and La Digue community to renovate a very important hub of the community that hosts various gatherings throughout the week and year.
  • Stripping the older paint layers and breathing in a fresh perspective with paint & brushes.
  • Creative use of colours & designs that draw inspiration from the beautiful surroundings     will lift up this very important facility for the host community.
  • Engaging in carpentry that can replace old wooden parts of the community centre.
  • Creation of a small garden in the gardens of the community centre that will usher in natural colours.
  • Masonry & brick laying under the local foreman for parts of the hall that needs to be renovated
  • Tiling and waterproofing of the community centre, where required.
  • Creation of storage and enclosed spaces for the keeping of items required in the day care centre.
  • Inventory of all the items used for this program and safe storage.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements.

There are no further requirements.

Additional Equipment
  • There is no additional equipment

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

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