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Take a Practical PDC Internship in Asia during summer 2014 (choose from 3 locations)

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Come get hands-on experience working on permaculture projects in Asia!

What you can expect to learn
In this 4-week course held at different locations, you can expect to:

* Learn about all aspects of permaculture,
* Get hands-on experience working on projects for Mango Tree and the community,
* Design a complete site plan for a real project,
* Earn a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC), and
* Live, eat, work and have fun with the Mango Tree community!

Where are the courses
Panya Project, Chiang Mai, Thailand - June 1 - June 28, 2014
Saelao Project, Vang Vieng, Laos - July 6 - August 3, 2014
Mango Tree, Lamjung, Nepal - August 10 - September 7, 2014

Each site has access to toilets and showers, proper sleeping kitchen and classroom facilitites,
Meals will be traditional of the local culture, prepared and served at each respective site.

Practical work
Some projects we plan to install during the internship:
* Water – Install grey water system and solar water heater for showers
* Garden – Make compost, plant trees and plants, design landscape
* Building – Build a nursery, build a bigger adobe oven, build accommodation and classroom
* Trail maintenance –General cleanup, make signs for hiking trail

Course curriculum
The course will include lessons and discussions on all aspects of permaculture. More information about the Permaville Course can be found at Permaculture Design Course information. The following curriculum will be covered throughout the month:

* Introduction to Permaculture, Principles and Goals, Sectors and zones, Design Methodology, Patterns in Nature, Urban Design, Climates and Microclimates

Project Plan
* Physical areas – Earthworks, Natural building, Water, Sanitation, Soil, Compost, Nursery, Gardening, Trees, Forests, Animals, Fermentation, Kitchen, Environment
* Technical areas – Appropriate technology, Electricity, Mechanics, Economics
* Social areas – Meditation/yoga, Healthcare and Hygiene, Youth and Family, Education, Culture

* Project management, Budgeting, Programming, Web design, Marketing

How much
Each course costs 1000 USD (Fee covers food, lodging and program costs for 4 weeks)
*Scholarships are available for people from each respective country.

How to sign up
Go to www.permaville.com/courses
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