The workcamp was held in two contrasting and interesting model Organic Farms located in Ringlet, Cameron Highlands, 6000 feet above sea level and Jelapang, Ipoh, 300 ft asl, about 85 km apart. The Volunteers got to experience in Part 1, farmer Mr. Fung 20 yrs of highland living and Commercial Farming without a single drop of chemical over this period and Part 2 at Pak Afandi's lowland farm how he nurtured a model "Farmacy" (where over 70 herbs are grown for traditional medicinal purpose)
An opportunity to lead a simple farmer's life in a place filled with lush greenery and fresh crisp air. A good time for reflection, making new friends and learning how to coexist in Peace and Harmony with Nature and People, with the guidance of knowledgeable hosts.
This summer the workcamp was held in a Goat Farm (Kuasa Kitar) in Jelapang Ipoh which is run by Pak Cik Affandi (Mat Saman Kati), who has been in the goat farming business for past 15 years. The period of this workcamp was from 5th August 2016 to 15th August 2016. Together with us in this workcamp are 3 Vietnamese volunteers (Khanh, Linh, Tung), 3 Bangladeshi volunteers (Mahadi, Hassan, Unique), 1 Dutch volunteer (Nienke) and 11 local volunteers including SCI Malaysia members..... Full Report Here