Following is content of mail I received being the member of fukuoka_farming group, hope this will add to your info someway- Thanks - Anant Joglekar
[size=120][color=blue]The Natural Building Apprenticeship 2013[/color][/size]
The apprenticeship this year is in Ladakh.
We shall be living and working at the beautiful, solar passive SECMOL
campus located near the village of Phey in the Indus Valley.
This time, the course shall be woven from three distinct threads:
Earth Construction, Solar Passive Design & Sustainable Sanitation.
Invoking all of which, we shall create a new toilet block for the campus.
The apprenticeship shall comprise of physical work and learning
experientially which shall be supplemented by theory classes and
We are inviting applications from individuals wishing to be a part of
The course shall be divided into two modules of two weeks each:
Module I: 15th July - 28th July
(with a focus on Solar Passive Design & Sustainable Sanitation)
Module II: 29th July - 11th August
(with a focus on Earth Building)
We shall be limiting the number of participants to ten for each module.
Applicants able to attend both the modules shall be preferred.
Who should apply:
- Individuals interested in sustainable processes
- Individuals who are physically fit
- Individuals who love working in teams and living in a community
- Individuals need not have previous knowledge regarding construction or
The apprenticeship fee is 8,500 Rs. per module (two weeks). This includes
the course content, a study tour, simple vegetarian food and dormitory
style accommodation. Scholarships are available for deserving candidates.
Participants shall have to travel to and from SECMOL on their own and
bear the expenses for the same.
How to apply:
Please send us a small note about yourself along with your contact
details to email@example.com by the 3rd of June, 2013.
Please visit www.sourabh.tk to know more. Please feel
free to mail queries if any, to the email address mentioned above.