Developing an educational garden in Kpalime, Togo

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP




Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Plateaux Region


The aim of this project is to conserve biodiversity in a sustainable way through gardening activities. In this context, an educational garden was set up in 2014. The activities carried out in the garden raised awareness among volunteers and the community on responsible consumption of local and organic products. It is a garden where the principles of sustainable development are implemented.

International volunteers will help expand and reinforce the activities in the garden so that the needs for bigger and more diverse production can be met. The group will work on the following tasks: - Preparing the soil, weeding, hoeing - Making compost - Protecting the plants, transplanting seedlings, watering them - Repairing and strengthening the garden fence

The volunteers will have the opportunity to explore Kpalimé and its surroundings in the free time. You can hike in the mountains around or cool down by one of the famous waterfalls of Kpalime.

Dates: July 14 - August 4, 2018

Location: Located 120 km west of Lomé, the town of Kpalimé is the ideal place for hikers and nature lovers who want to discover beautiful mountain landscapes and tropical flora. Many natural waterfalls will allow you to cool off in their pools. Kpalimé is also a center of arts and crafts, with many artists and craftsmen calling it home. With about 101,088 inhabitants, Kpalimé is a tourist town in the Plateaux region and the capital of the Kloto district. Apart from public and administrative services, you will find art shops, shopping centers, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, etc. The big market of Kpalimé comes alive on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with a huge offer of different products: many tropical fruits, vegetables of all kind and African clothing. Kpalimé is a city that welcomes a lot of visitors.

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  • Housing Available
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