Experience first-hand this pretty much uncharted rural location near Bogotá and help in our sustainable project, Columbia

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Colombia

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    20/03/2019

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    I am an educator who works with small art and educational projects focusing on Video and Photography, and AfroBrasil and AfroColombian cultural manifestations. After growing up in the US, moved to Bahia, Brazil in 1999 and then to Colombia in 2007, and 3 years ago here to Guasca, to the country, to begin working on this Cultural project.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will have a chance to experience first-hand this pretty much uncharted rural location near Bogotá, Colombia and learn about region's environmental importance and difficulties; learn/share about organic farming, specifically cold-weather crops such as quinua, corn, potatoes, etc,; learn/share about bio construction methodology and materials; farm animal care, and different art expressions like Capoeira Angola!!, among others.

  • Help

    Help

    Different activities involved with new project involving permaculture, organic farming and gastronomy , bio construction, and art hub among others.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, Portuguese, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    accommodation in existing houses, double occupancy per room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Guasca is about 45 Kms outside of Bogotá, about an hour bus-ride, transportation to and from the city by bus is very easy and economic ($2US), in the region you can explore old Muisca (indigenous group) hiking trails to see lagoons, volcanoes, hot springs, and many other outdoor activities, you can also try the local sport, Tejo, local gastronomy, horse back riding, sports fishing, and much more.

    This is a laid back ,mainly farming community, most people work with cold-weather crops and the production of milk for its byproducts. This project is trying to bring options for locals and visitors to start thinking about and using alternative methods of construction and farming, as well as art alternatives as methods of expression.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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