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Cambodian Smiles

Where: Siem Reap, Cambodia Project: Hunger relief Element: Fire Cambodia’s history is one that’s tragic, yet it is one many don’t know about. From 1975-79, the Khmer Rouge communist party killed around 25% of the entire Cambodian population - close to 2 million civilians. The Khmer Rouge genocide greatly contributed to [...]

2019-06-06T04:14:20+00:00 June 6th, 2019|FIRE|

Trash Heroes to the Rescue

Where: Koh Samui, Thailand Project: Beach cleanups Element: Water Koh Samui is an island in the Gulf of Thailand with white sand beaches and luxury resorts. For many tourists, Koh Samui is a stopover destination before heading over to the neighboring island of Koh Pha-ngan, known for their notorious Full Moon parties. [...]

2019-04-18T10:23:40+00:00 April 18th, 2019|WATER|

Keeping Phuket Clean

Where: Phuket, Thailand Project: Beach cleanups Element: Water At the southwestern tip of the ‘land of smiles’ lays Phuket, Thailand’s largest island that features several of the country’s most popular beaches. The terrain is mountainous with rainforests and cliffs overlooking the clear, turquoise waters. Consequently, as with any popular tourist destination, the beautiful beaches of Phuket are [...]

2019-04-17T06:49:31+00:00 March 4th, 2019|WATER|

Surviving Lombok

Where: Lombok, Indonesia Project: Hunger relief, disaster relief Element: Fire Amidst the lush green rice fields and dreamy beaches lays the devastating remains from the recent earthquakes that hit Lombok, Indonesia. Luxury resorts have been abandoned, restaurants and shops left in shambles and homes crumbled to the ground in many communities of [...]

2019-01-08T16:57:42+00:00 January 8th, 2019|FIRE|

Building in Bellingen

Where: Bellingen/Kalang, New South Wales, Australia Project: Permaculture Element: Earth After a windy journey through the backroads of Bellingen and Kalang, we finally made it to our last project in Australia – Sarah and James’ Place. As we drive past the gate and up the hill to the main house, we’re welcomed by our host, [...]

2018-12-07T03:41:53+00:00 December 7th, 2018|EARTH|

Digging Down Yunda

Where: Noosa Hinterlands, Queensland, Australia Project: Organic permaculture Element: Earth As we steadily made our way up Black Mountain in the Noosa Hinterlands, we were greeted with open fields and a grassy hillside overlooking the gorgeous views of the Noosa volcanic region. Three cozy cabins sit on the property, with open glass windows allowing you to [...]

2018-11-19T09:42:38+00:00 November 19th, 2018|EARTH|

Restoring Aotearoa

Where: Atawhai, New Zealand Project: Permaculture, eco-engineering, eco-construction, biodynamics Element: Earth Nestled in the hilltops of Atawhai lays Mark’s 57 acre property, Ngawiwi Farm. Native bush fills the grounds, intertwined with invasive species that need to be cleared in order to implement Mark’s vision of conserving the Maori land. His mission is to restore the [...]

2018-10-19T01:41:44+00:00 October 19th, 2018|EARTH|

Ngawiwi Farm Intro

Elemental Affairs’ last project in New Zealand will be at Ngawiwi Farm, which sits on the hilltops of Nelson, located on the South Island. For the next two weeks, our host Mark will be sharing his knowledge of the 57 acre property. Mark’s vision is to restore the land to what it once [...]

2018-09-27T05:20:28+00:00 September 27th, 2018|EARTH|

Awhi Farm

Where: Turangi, New Zealand When: August 19 - August 31 Project: Permaculture, culture immersion Element: Earth After spending two weeks at our first project with our host, Lisa, we can say we've already learned a lot on sustainable farming. Lisa has been running Awhi (aw-fee) Farm for 8 years and has an [...]

2018-09-04T09:53:27+00:00 September 4th, 2018|EARTH|