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Share Your Passion

To be self-sustainable is to use the local and natural resources that are readily available in the area to their full potential. The Din Dang Natural Building and Living Centre was established in 2007 as a learning centre that aims to share the knowledge and technique of natural buildings and self-sustainability to the people. “Din Dang” is Thai for “red soil”, referring to the primary element of natural building, and everyone at Din Dang always work with the soil, either in natural building construction or in the organic plantation that grows plants based on permaculture principles. Rewat Thongbunchu or Bow, the founder of Din Dang, is continuously and effortlessly working on adding and maintaining building to the project, so that this education centre can double up as a living centre where natural building enthusiasts can share their passions and experience. By spending time at Din Dang, volunteers will discover how easy it is and how wonderful it feels to live in a house that you build with your own hands and eat the food from your own garden.


Building a Natural Building

Volunteers who spend enough time at the Centre will get to learn and work on every step of constructing the natural building. Those who spend only a short period of time will get to work on some parts of the process; such as, collecting bamboo and wood fr

Maintaining the Organic Plantation

Another activity where volunteers can learn to be self-sustainable is to work in Din Dang’s organic plantation. Permaculture is practiced at this plantation, in which a variety of companion plants are planted together without using chemicals. Work at the

Example of a Daily Schedule

  • 8.00 A.M.
  • Breakfast
  • 9.00 A.M.
  • Work on the construction project
  • 12.00 A.M.
  • Lunch
  • 2.00 P.M.
  • Maintain the plantation
  • 5.00 P.M.
  • Free Time
  • 7.00 P.M.
  • Dinner
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Contact Information

  • Din Dang Natural Building and Living Centre
  • 51/2 Mu 4, Tambon Pak Song, Amphoe Phato, Chumphon 86180
  • Tel. Tel. +668 7287 2745