Help with family gardens and organic coffee at our cooperative in the rainforests of Villa Rica, Peru



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    We work making family gardens, growing organic coffee and bananas while conserving the environment. We have waterfalls and forests in our cooperative. We are located in the province of Oxapampa Pasco region in the central jungle of Peru. We are surrounded by national parks and the Ashaninka Yanesha Biosphere Reserve, we work with coffee producers who have their farms, providing them with technical assistance and training workshops, in order to improve their farms ,. Here in Oxapampa and Pozuzo you can support in the activities of collecting coffee and working with permaculture. You can see all the tourist places such as: museums, lakes, waterfalls, coffee shops, craft beer coffee, cocoa, fishing, boating, camping in the biosphere reserve. carry out social activities, learn Spanish, teach English in the communities, work with poultry, crafts and many other things that the volunteer can help with productive research projects.

    trabajamos realizando huertos familiares, cultivando cafe organico y banano conservando el medio ambiente.contamos en nuestra cooperativa con cascadas, y bosques.
    Estamos ubicados en la provincia de oxapampa region pasco en la selva central del peru.estamos rodeado por parques nacionales y reserva de biosfera ashaninka yanesha, trabajamos con productores de cafe que tienen sus granjas , brindandoles asistencia tecnica y tallres de capacitacion, con el fin de mejorar sus granjas,.Aqui en oxapampa y pozuzo se puede apoyar en las actividades de acopio de cafe y trabajo con permacultura ala ves se puede conocer todos los lugares turisticos como : museos , lagos , cascadas, cafeterias , fabrica de cerveza artesanal, cultivo de cafe , cacao, pesca , canotaje , camping en la reserva de biosfera .reaiizar actividades sociales , aprender idioma español, enseñar idioma ingles en las comunidades , trabajar con avicultura, artesania y muchas cosas mas que el voluntario pueda ayudar con proyectos productivos de investigación.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    learn Spanish language, Peruvian culture, cultural work in coffee cultivation, interact with coffee producers in the field, learn their culture, their customs, learn coffee techniques, field work such as: macheting, sowing, harvesting, processing, drying, storage, as well as learning about cooperativism in Peru. You can learn to coexist in a cultural way with the landscape, sharing food, cooking and planting and harvesting the product.

    aprender idioma español, cultura peruana, labores culturales en el cultivo del cafe, interactuar con productores de cafe en el campo, aprender su cultura sus costumbres , aprender las tecnicas en el cafe , las labores de campo como : macheteo , siembra , cosecha , procesamiento , secado , almacenamiento, asi mismo , aprender sobre cooperativismo en el peru . Se puede aprender a convivir de forma cultural con el paisaje, compartiendo la comida, la cocina y la siembra y cosecha del producto.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We need volunteers to install gardens, learn about the work in the cultivation of coffee.

    nesecitamos voluntarios para instalar huertos, conocer sobre el trabajo en el cultivo de cafe.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange

  • Accommodation


    comfortable rooms in country house

    comodas habitaciones en casa de campo

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    visit to waterfalls, forests and coffee organizations.

    visita a cascadas, bosques y organizaciones cafetaleras.

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    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

    15 hours/week- no food, 25 hours/week- food

Host ref number: 198156781583