Village de Pourgues was created in 2017. It is a living environment inspired by Sudbury democratic schools' values and ways of functioning.
Located in the south of France, in a large domain, our project encourages us to reconsider the way we relate to children, others and ourselves.
We are a democratic community that promotes freedom, equality and responsibility. We have a profound respect for Life and for the surrounding nature.
Village de Pourgues aims to host different activities such as : courses, events, immersions, collective projects ...


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Democracy

Democracy is placed in the hands of the members
of the community : one individual = one vote. The
framework is clear, structured. Our structure and methods
are evolutive and allow us to improve our ways of
functionning.

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Respect for nature

We are part of nature and our actions are
guided by a desire to take care of it. We draw our inspiration from permaculture principles,
we develop ecological constructions and seek ernergy self-sufficiency

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Liberty

The community does not dictate any activity to its
members. Everyone is free to participate in the life of the village as they wish. In a free environment, trust, enthousiam and well being, find their full meaning.

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Openess to the world

We want to be a hosting place and share knowledge
around themes that are meaningful to us.
We actively contribute to the development of the local economy.

 

 

 
 

 
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