HOW CAN I STUDY WITH YOU?
FULL TIME STUDY: If you are interested to join us full time applications are accepted in January for our 9 month course starting each October. Fees for the 9 month stay are 2200€. A place in the community field ( a small rent of 5€ a week is offered along side your place but these are limited on a first come first served basis).
Please contact us for an application :
We welcome those passing through to join us for modules throughout the year…you do not need any particular qualifications to be with us just to be passionate about midwifery ❤️
PART TIME /ELECTIVE STUDENTS: The fees of 150€ per module includes 18 hours teaching,the womens circle, delicious food on teaching days, wise company and often a party!
Elective students 10 days is 300€ for Monday till Wednesday stay.
We ask a deposit of 50E to confirm your place.
Balance due 14 days before start of module.
Happy to answer any questions you may have.
WILL I BE ABLE TO WORK LEGALLY AS A MIDWIFE ON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE?
NO.. the only way to do this is through the present university system in each country…mainly obstetrics based training with clinical practice in hospitals.
Here we will guide you to be be an autonomous practitioner….to be who ever your client wishes to be..in the way you wish to serve.
In many countries it is illegal to work in this way.
A growing number of midwives ARE working in this way.
A growing number of families are looking for a new way.
We hope to provide a network of support for both midwives and families to enjoy the births they wish..
What will I learn ?
Below is a link to our curriculum and information about study please do read throughly and if there are specific questions do contact us using the form below.
On a practical level..
VOLUNTEERS.. we do not at this time accept volunteers on site we are however looking for those who maybe interested help with the straw bail and cob workshops in the spring. To complete the incredible temple building.
WHERE ARE YOU BASED AND HOW DO WE FIND YOU?
We are situated in the foot hills of the Sierra Nevada a place of raw beauty and stunning walks..a diverse community of folk live in ORGIVA, many here are leading the way to an off grid sustainable life style….
Flying to Malaga or Granada the bus service here is great but do check times. The direct bus leaves centre of town ( 15 mins from airport on train) at 15.00, car rental is cheap and does give you the opportunity to explore this amazing place.
We ask everyone to arrive the day before your module starts normally a SUNDAY. As we will start at 10am MONDAY and it is important to us you attend all sessions on time.
Finding us is very much part of the adventure! Many get lost! Don’t bother with a sat nav – it will take you around in circles! If travelling by bus get the bus to ÓRGIVA then call me… If driving you need to get to TABLONES, Orgiva 18400.
We will give you a contact number to Guide you in we are around 1 hours walk, 10 mins drive from town.
We provide delicious organic vegetarian food on teaching days within your fees.
Accommodation can be found with air B&B or the local ‘ Órgiva camping ‘ has great bungalows do take a look at the area… renting a car is a great idea and cheap here in Spain allowing you the freedom to explore the area.