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Lisinia Project Turkey - Be A Volunteer and Support Nature
Posted March 11th, 2013 - 3:15 pm by from Nicosia, Cyprus (Permalink)
Hi dear travellers and volunteers :D
Lisinia is a nature project that doesn't accept any grants or donations in order to keep its independence. The project area is located next to the Burdur Lake in Burdur,Turkey. The aim of the project is to provide healthy future for our children by protecting the nature and increasing the awareness of cancer.

Lisinia Project has got 3 basic projects.
-Cancer Awareness Project
-Wildlife Rehabilitation Project
-Organic Agriculture and Nature Protection Project

The project has been acting for 7 years and started to accept volunteers 2 years ago. Within these 2 years, over 1500 volunteers and travelers have visited the project area and supported the project.

Accomodation, transportation from city center of Burdur to project area and food are provided by the Lisinia and WE NEVER ASK FOR MONEY for these. All we want is to increase awarenes of cancer and to protect nature.

How you can help to support the Lisinia Project is by working with us a few hours a day in return for food and accomodation. For example, depending on the season we will prune the trees or harvest the fruits or install the drip watering system in the garden. Together with feeding wild animals who need rehabilitation. Also basic daily needs such as cooking and cleaning.

We also have profile on helpx.com, workaway.com and wwoof.org

Also for more information you can contact me through couchsurfing
email: passion_for_glory@hotmail.com
more and more information:
mobile: +905340626833

Here are some pictures:

Thanks a lot, we hope to see you here :D

Posted March 23rd, 2013 - 2:05 pm by from Nicosia, Cyprus (Permalink)
Hello Again :D

First of all thanks for your interest. We have received a lot of emails requesting further infomation. I will try to answer some of the reoccuring questions here.

- Volunteers can stay as long as they like, from 1 day to 1 year. This depends on you. The project is open all year round.

- Work is dependent on the season and the day-to-day needs of the project. For example, in winter: prunning / trimming trees, spreading organic fertiliser, and sowing new crops according to the season. In summer: producing syrups from watermelons, marmalaide from pears, preserving peaches and apricots and so forth. In the future we will have a daıry with cows and goats, so daily milking and the production of various dairy products, such as yoghurt and cheese, will be in order.

- As part of our wildlife rehabilitation centre we care for wounded animals, such as eagles, hawks, falcons, voltures, storkes, and wild boar. Daily feeding andgeneral care is requıred year round. Everything that is produced on the farm is consumed by volunteers. We dont sell our organic products to anybody, but provide it freely to volunteers and visitors.

- You can come whenever you want, you can stay as long as you like, and you can bring as many friends as you wish. However, you should contact with us 5-7 days before your arrival date. So we can organise accomodation and assist you with transportation from Burdur city centre.

I hope this helps. Have a look at our website lisinia.com (unfortunately only in Turkish) to get an idea of what we are trying to achieve on this project.

Hamza :))

Posted April 15th, 2013 - 9:01 pm by from Nicosia, Cyprus (Permalink)
Here is our Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/L%C4%B0S%C4%B0N%C4%B0A/153539311425929?fref=ts
Thanks for your interest.

Posted April 26th, 2013 - 2:46 pm by from Nicosia, Cyprus (Permalink)
Here are some pictures from our recent activities at Lisinia Project.

Planting Lavender:

Planting Potatoes

Pruning Fruit Trees

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