Help at my intercultural health center in my house



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    I´m Juan Carlos Donoso, and my ancestral name is Yuru Parayaku. I´m an andean shaman "Yachaj" in our endemic language Kechwa. I´m a 68 years old Ing. in Agronomics who´s been recovering ancestral techniques of agriculture already for 40 years and ancestral medicine for the last 20 years. I´ve been learning and working all along Latin America with wise woman and man, from Mexico to Argentina, trying to understand and apply our infinite ancient knowledge in order to share it and spread the word. That drove me to be already for 24 years, Dean of Ancestral Agriculture in the "Jatun Yachay Wasi" Indigenous University in Colta (Chimborazo Province). Here in my house I created a healing center for people who´s thirsty to know more about our andean spirituality, heal and learn from our culture.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Tourismus / Gastgewerbe

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    I´m a shaman (man of ancestral knowledge) of the Andes - Ecuador. I have an intercultural health center here in my house; I do energy cleanings using traditional plants and Temascal (ancestral bath). Moreover, I also do with my wife traditional food, organic farming including all Andes species. I´m a ing. agronomics specialized in ancestral agriculture also. So, this little house I need help with can be the perfect excuse to get to know a lot of ancient Andes farming techniques, traveling along gorgeous mountain sites in Ecuador. I´m 68, not big budget guy, so I just need a for improving the little farm and finishing the small cabin.

  • Arbeit


    I´m building a little house with recycled materials surrounded by an nice organic farm, to try to set it up for online rental later and receive people for my ancestral ceremonies here in the middle of the mountains in Ecuador.

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    Englisch: Fließend
    Spanisch: Fließend

  • Unterkunft


    I have several spaces. First the little cabin by it self is almost ready to be in, just need a little hand in the kitchen. Also I have a communal room, where anyone can stay already: hot shower, several beds (open space) and toilet. The last communal room is just above the temascal installation. Food will be made here in my house, we always have organic products, healthy food, home chickens and eggs; and all variety of traditional dishes, soaps, etc.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    It´s very important to mention the location; Natabuela. Is a little town near Ibarra and Otavalo. And couple of hours from Quito on very comfortable and affordable taxis or buses. This province, Imbabura, is one of the prettiest places in Ecuador, surrounded by lakes and a powerful indigenous culture, including: music, food, textiles and handcrafts. Is the strongest ancestral culture alive in the region. If someone is interested in cultural exchange, this is the place. People is super open, super spiritual and generous. Beginning with the Imbabura volcano, the province is full of amazing mountains and highlands sites. Also, not to forget, we´re four hours from the ocean in the north province of Esmeraldas. Tropical beaches are just around the corner, like the well known surf spot Mompiche. And to finish it, we´re six to seven hours by bus to the Amazon jungle. So, I think, giving me a hand you´ll learn a lot of interesting stuff plus being some time in one of the prettiest countries of the world. Oh not to forget, depends on your budget, you can always come to the Galapagos islands.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 994399771897