Help us with some works in our house/garden in a small village in the Basque Country, in the province of Bizkaia



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    Hello! We are a "fourty" years old couple with a child, who live in a small village in the autonomous region of the Basque Country, in the province of Bizkaia, 20kms away from Bilbao. We live in the countryside, in an old restored house, and 13kms away from the sea. We try to consum ecological products, as far as possible with organic and local food. But we still have a long way in terms of energy, water harvesting, vegetable garden...
    We like to live in peace, working just right, and without stress.
    The transport could be an issue, because there are just 4 buses per day to the closest town Mungia (6km), where there are all type of services and buses to Bilbao. But we can drive you sometimes there or let you a bicicle…

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

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    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    We would like people to come to our landhouse to help us basicaly to cut wood with chainsow, but if is not posible we can also need to create a vegetable garden, fix up the chicken place, to clean and fix things and to do general maintainance into the house. Anyway we will adapt to the skills of the people coming to our house. As well, me Idoia, I would like to practice English, speaking and working using this language. The idea is to volunteer 3-4 hours per day in the morning, in a flexible way. We offer you food and accommodation. There is also place in the house for practising Yoga, doing exercise, paint…

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Basque: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Restored landhouse in the countryside with 2 rooms free. The rooms have beds for 1 or 2 people each.
    Downstairs you have the kitchen that you can use. Living room and big open space you can also share. Just 1 Toilet in the house. About 250m2 green land at the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a nice valley, and not very far away from the city of Bilbao. We take part in the Transition group in the area, where we join a eco consum group, community garden, time exchange for services... We like to share our lifes, but also to be independent, so we wish flexible people.
    We are sorry not to answer all the messages, we appreciate them really very much, thank you!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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