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Bio Aldeia Arawikay

Last updated: February 15, 2016 (7 months ago)

Listing created on: December 14, 2011

Bio Aldeia Arawikay

(Antonio Carlos, Santa Catarina, Brazil)

Mission Statement:

biodiversity-freespirituality- vitalidade florestal- Multicultura-

Community Description:

*Iniciativa de processos orgânicos de desenvolvimento. Foco na liberdade para recriar a cultura rural.
Vocação Multicultural. Uso de linguagens sensíveis, técnicas, educativas, de cura, espiritualidade prática , lazer natural. Sistemas complementários de trocas, trabalho social engajado. Vocação para as artes sensíveis e formas espiritualizadas (ecléticas) de sentir a vida cotidiana.Biofilia e Resiliência.
*Desenvolvimento de um Anel Ecológico para novos eco-moradores com design para “inter dependência sustentável”
*Ambiente florestal e próprio para pequenos cultivos.* Registro de sítio e de agricultor aberto a parcerias.
Parceria de Arawikay e empreendimento “Makaia Brasil” (de produtos e serviços ecológicos).
*Privacidade, autonomia de integrantes como propostas de ampliar projetos comunitários gerais vocacionados.
*17 hectares formam um “corredor natural” nas montanhas de Mata Atlântica. existe, espécies selvagens de animais e águas de nascentes preservadas.
*Agendas (Fixa e Movil) permite “eleições” de atividades. Visitantes optam por sugerir datas individuais ou vindo em grupo ou podem integrar-se a um evento específico de grupo (mensal ou bimestral).
*Cada visitante pode trazer o seu “propósito interno” (algo que deseje transformar, vitalizar, curar,entender de sua vida) para ser introduzido durante as atividades de Arawikay.
* Realizamos parcerias com líderes de grupo em diversos temas enquanto tragam uma base de pessoas do seu grupo.
*Nossa economia local aplica também conceitos de Economia Solidária, Comercio Justo, Sistemas de Trocas diversos.Podem se fazer intercâmbios de estadias e participação por serviços técnicos específicos com experiência.
* Humor, observação, auto- conhecimento, sentido de silêncio e ação engajada com atitudes cooperativas são as bases da convivência cotidiana.
Arawikay significa: “Canção do Ser”. Bem vindos a unir-se!

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Shared Housing, Cohouseholding, or Coliving (multiple individuals sharing a dwelling), Unspecified, or Other
  • Programs & Activities: School, Educational Institute or Experience, Volunteer, Internship, or Apprenticeship, Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, Ethical Business, Investment Group, or Alternative Currency, Festivals, Conferences, Events, Technical Services Exchanges
  • Location: Rural

Housing

  • Status: We have land we have developed on
  • Area: 17 hectares
  • Current Residence Types: Single-family homes, Multi-family homes, Room(s) in a house or building, Tiny house
  • Current Number of Residences: 4
  • Planned number of residences: 16
  • Planned Residence Types: Single-family homes, Multi-family homes, Room(s) in a house or building, Tiny house, Mobile homes, RV’s, converted buses, Natural built structues, Lots to build on
  • Housing Provided: Purchase, Rental, Work-exchange, Included in Membership
  • Land owned by: A subgroup of community members

Membership

  • Adult Members: 5
  • Non-member Residents: 3
  • Percent Women: 61-70%
  • Percent Men: 41-49%
  • Percent Transgender: 0%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Go to the website and make contact to schedulle
    https://www.ecoaldeia.org
    https://www.facebook.com/arawikaybioaldeia/
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Membership Process: see http://www.ecoaldeia.org/anel.htm
  • Additional Comments: We are opened to recieve children. Now we don’t have yet a school service in the community, so people whith school-age children must consider free publics and payed privates schools at the near city or any other style that a future adult members can create. There is a free public schoolar bus service near by the community.

Government

  • Decision Making: Modified Consensus (everyone agrees, with some exceptions or fallbacks.)
  • Identified Leader: Yes, multiple identified leaders
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: We’re two co-creators in a guardian group since 2000 que tomam desições sobre o projeto de Arawikay em consenso dentro do Campus Apis. Futuros participantes vinculados poderão tomar um porcentual de desições em algumas áreas segundo acordos.
    Nos apoia energeticamente um pequeno grupo de guardiões -não residentes- que seguem nossos ciclos. Não tomam decisões.
    Novos participantes do projeto do Anel Ecológico enquanto integrantes vinculados a Arawikay, terão uma governança circular enquanto anel, dentro de sistemas de” integração e comunicação processual” e orgânica com formas de tomadas de decisões em diversos sistemas, segundo os ciclos e os compromissos com o espirito e propósito de Arawikay com seu anel no entorno.

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested
  • Open to members with existing debt: No
  • Additional Comments: In that momento100% income sharing whith common projects and also members have independent finances

    Working with individual elections and areas in consensus

    The fees are different according to the programs and the visitors needings. We’re open for exchanges also.

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are connected to the grid.
  • Current renewable energy generation: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Planned renewable energy generation: 50-75%
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%
  • Planned food produced: From 50-75%
  • Food produced locally: 100%

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Vehicle Share, Library, Workshop, Outdoor Kitchen, Stage or Auditorium, Fire pit, Swingsets & play areas, Waterfront access, Sacred Circles
  • Internet Available: Yes, individuals provide it
  • Internet Fast?: No, it is slow.
  • Cell Phone Service: Good for some people.
  • Shared meals: Approximately all meals
  • Dietary Practice: Local (food sourced within 150 miles), Organic (no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers), GMO Free (only non-genetically modified organisms), Mostly Vegetarian
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Somewhat – there are some dietary restrictions or customs.
  • Special Diets OK: Sometimes
  • Alcohol Use: No, this community does not permit alcohol use.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.
  • Additional Diet Comments: egg-lacto-vegetarian dietary / option for vegan or raw ones
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Eclectic (integrates multiple religious or spiritual beliefs), Not a particularly spiritual or religious community, Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
  • Spiritual Practice Expected?: No
  • Education Style(s): Public Schooling
  • Expected Healthcare Practices: Natural Healthcare with herbs
  • Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual
  • Additional Comments: We use the free governamental healthcare service available in the city wich is excellent in emergencies, with free ambulance and helicopter

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Community Network or Organization Affiliations

The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC), Global Ecovillage Network (GEN), Ecovillage Network of the Americas, Rede Ecovida, Economia Solidaria

Community Affiliations

Makaia Brasil

Keywords

biodiversity, biodiversidade, ecoaldea, ecovillage, espirituality, community, sustentabilidade, eco

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.