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Help near Playa del carmen, Mexico

Country: Mexico

Workaway Host rating
45
10
Last Activity
30/10/2014

Description

Our little farm is about 1 km west of the main highway. It is located within the jungle and has a friendly, rustic ambiance. We started our project in 2009. We grow organic vegetables and are in the process of planting fruit trees. We raise birds, chickens, geese, turkeys and fish. We also have some very nice and friendly dogs that we have rescued from the street and from ex-owners abuse. We find homes for them after they have been spayed and neutered. Very often we see wild monkeys in the trees. We have a small cabaña with all the basic services that are available to share. We provide vegetables from our own organic garden and delicious organic eggs for the volunteers to cook themselves on the stove in the cabaña. We also offer some areas where a tent can be used for camping. We have a bicycle available, if desired.

Area

Quintana Roo

Type of help

Other,
Animal care,
Help in the house,
Help with Eco project,
Farming,
General Maintenance,
Cooking / shopping,
Building,
Gardening

Help

Work detail includes: Cleaning of common grounds,watering plants, bathing animals, cleaning animal pens,planting, harvesting fruits and vegetables, building,
and whatever else needs to be done to maintain the integrity of the farm.

Minimum stay on the Farm is 2 weeks, Maximum stay on the Farm is 4 to 5 Weeks (depending on occupancy)

Languages spoken

English,Spanish, Français, Portuges, Italian.

Accommodation

We do not have electricity or a refrigerator, but we have a generator that we use every evening for 4 to 5 hours. This will allow iPods, cell phones or other items to be recharged as needed.Cell phone reception is very good. We also use the generator to pump water from a cenote (underground river) on the property that we use for showering and watering plants. We have very clean and ecological (organic compost) toilets and showers.

We provide purified water for drinking, food stuffs(based on a vegetarian menu-Organic) that you must cook to your liking.

The following thing are available if needed:
hammock,inflatable bed,sheets,blankets.

Personal things we suggest you bring:
personal toiletries(towel,toothbrush,toothpaste,deodorant),
repellent,comfortable working shoes(cover toes and support feet),sandals,flashlight,tent if wanted,hat(protection from sun), sun screen,sunglasses,long pants,long sleeve shirt.Toilet Paper. Mosquito repellent.

What else ...

We are located 19 km north of Playa del Carmen (15-20 minutes by car or bus), 7 km south of Puerto Morelos (10-15 minutes by car or bus), and 37 km south of Cancun International Airport, (30 minutes by bus). There is bus transportation to and from Cancun, Puerto Morelos or Playa del Carmen on the main highway, 5am-11pm every day, even Sundays. The waiting time is 20-25 minutes.

You will be sharing the Cabana with the others Volunteers, We also offer some areas where a tent can be used for camping.

WE ARE A RUSTIC AMBIANCE FARM.. WITH RUSTIC FACILITIES.

WE DO NOT HAVE INTERNET ACCESS,

YOU MOST LIKE AND LOVE DOGS AND OTHER PETS.

NO DRUGS ALLOWED PLEASE

WE ARE NOT COUCH-SURFING! (you come to Volunteer-to help)

Volunteering hours expected

Flexible work schedule: volunteers usually work to 6 hours a day, 6 days a week.

Photos

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Host ref number: 427684133436

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