My name is Giulia, I am an italian traveller teacher who fell in love with Ecuador and Baños. 7 years ago I opened my own language centre where we teach English, Spanish, German, Italian and French. Together with my husband, Luis, who is from Banos, we are working on a eco project in the beautiful area of San Pedro in the tropical mountain of Tungurahua province, (20 minutes by bus from Baños). We have a little baby, Alessandro Yaku. We love nature, easy life, interchange experiences and enjoying the relaxing life of Baños, which offers many options to chill, meet new people and travellers and having fun all day.
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We are a multi-cultural family, Ecuadorian and Italian, so I think that it's pretty interesting.
You can learn a lot about local environment, plants and amphibians. You can interchange with local people through teaching and, for sure, you will benefit to party in Banos!
Mon-Fri: assisting with teaching and helping out with office hours at the centro de idiomas.
Shared dorm and bathroom; you can use theguest kitchen, we provide your food weekly.
Sat and Sun are day off for the volunteer and family days for the host family.
on your time off you can enjoy extreme sports and nature in the touristic town of Baños Tungurahua; you can relax at the hot springs, dancing salsa and have a good beer in the many bars and chill out places we have here; you can visit waterfalls and trekking all around the town, you can admire the Tungurahua volcano and travel everywhere in Ecuador from our terminal bus station.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
25 hours a week