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Preserve and Revitalize the Old Houses in Fishing Village of Wuqi

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Are you looking for a chance to experience Taiwanese culture in a special way?
Here is the opportunity to learn how to repair wooden houses and understand the deep Taiwanese culture. 

This community has invited over 50 international volunteers to renovate old buildings, exchange traditional cultures and interact with locals in Wuqi, since 2016.
 It will be a wonderful serendipity in your life. 
Hope you can join us this summer!
 

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Meeting Point:3:00 PM, Aug.9th @Sha Lu Railway Station

Project Aims:
Help the community to create, preserve and revitalize the old house in the fishing village that coastline retreat has happened for 42 years. 
Organize concerts and market events for the topic. Participate in local travel and ghost festivals.
 In addition to understanding local changes, experience local culture.

Background:
Wuqi District is a plain that lies between Dajia and Dadut rivers and faces Qingshui District on the north, Shalu District on the east, 
Longjing District on the south and Taiwan Strait to the west.
 The current coastline is constructed by Taichung Port. 
In a coastal town, its development history has an inseparable relationship to the prosperity of harbor. 
Wuqi is anciently named as "Bamboo Raft Cave" and "Wuqi Port".
 It is located on the west of Qingshui Mountain, Qingshui District, so called “Aoxin”. 
After the regional elegant scholars takes meaning of “Chinese Phoenix does not live without the Phoenix Tree, does not consumed without holy spring water and bamboo”. 
Therefore, when visiting Wuqi actually and inquiring the natives, you can hear its Taiwanese pronunciation is similar to Wuqi. 

Qualification:
1. 7 foreigners 
2. Over 18 years old 
3. Have to participate all throughout
* There are 7 local volunteers will join the project.

Accommodations:
We will stay in an accommodation owned by The Presbyterian Church in Port of Taichung.
Sleep in shared room with woody bed. 
Sleeping bags are compulsory (Volunteers need to bring your own, please). 
Need to bring mosquito repellent.

Food:
Two meals will be served by the community every day. 
Volunteers need to prepare dinner by themselves.
There is a kitchen at Nan-Chien community kitchen.
 You can try delicious food in Wuqi, especially sea food in your free time!

Requirements:
Participants who are interested in community service, old house restoration, and space creation,
such as those with relevant background departments or work experience in visual arts, architectural design, landscape and space planning, are preferred.

Participation Fee:
NTD. 6,500-

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