My name is Scott. I have purchased a beautiful property along the Misahualli River in Pununo, minutes from the town of Misahualli in the upper Ecuadorian Amazon. There are lots of beautiful beaches and trails. The idea at the moment is to reforest the land to attract and protect wildlife.
I am slowly building a small lodge. While everyone is welcome to stay and enjoy, the primary function of the lodge will be wildlife protection and the study and practice of Ecuadorian shamanism including medicinal plants, Ayahuasca and San Pedro.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
I am asking for 4 hours of work a day. This doesn’t include cooking and cleaning which we share...and makes up for the ”4-5 hours” guideline here at Workaway. The hours are flexible...but we have to start by 8 am as it sometimes too hot to work by 10 am. You can start earlier if you want, split the day up as you see fit. I just don’t want any volunteers working in hot sun or rain.
I am looking for every kind of assistance imaginable. There is something here for everybody:
Setting up an eco-friendly garden
....etc. etc. etc.
*️️update...we have just started construction. It would be awesome to have help with this in particular. I’m building green, using traditional materials and methods. Come learn from the locals.
You will learn along with me. Pununo is a native community in the Ecuadorian Amazon, and it is always fascinating.
Volunteers staying with us are welcome to partake in Ayahuasca Ceremonies with a shaman at reduced prices, and San Pedro at reduced prices or work-exchange.
English and a little Spanish
Volunteers will share a two bedroom house and loft with me. The accommodation will be basic at first, a mattress on the floor. There is one private room and a loft. Couples will have preference for the private room. As the cabins get built, volunteers will move into those.
Camping is always available should you chose.
All meals are provided with volunteers sharing the cooking. This place is strictly vegetarian.
I am looking for people to work on projects for 4 hours a day, the rest of your time is yours to enjoy. There is no shortage of activities in and around including rafting, kayaking, tubing, swimming, nature tours, cultural activities, waterfalls and river excursions. Nearby Misahualli has bars, restaurants and clubs. There are lots of beautiful beaches and swimming spots here, and plenty more nearby. It is a beautiful and interesting part of the world.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week