Help on the land and with building cabins at our project near Puyo located in the lush Ecuadorian jungle



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  • Description


    Our project is located in the exuberant Ecuadorian jungle. It is located one hour from the city of Puyo. The objective is the construction of cabins, construction of trails, cultivation of medicinal plants. It is a cultural area of Kiwcha Indian nationality and there is an abundance of flora and fauna. The project is familiar to encourage tourism, agriculture in order to create a sustainable space.

    Nuestro proyecto se encuentra en la selva ecuatoriana exuberante. Esta situada a una hora de la ciudad de Puyo. El objetivo es la construcción de cabañas, construcción de senderos, cultivo de plantas medicinales. Es una zona cultural de la nacionalidad indigena Kiwcha y hay gran abundancia de flora y fauna. El proyecto es familiar para fomentar el turismo, la agricultura con el fin de crear un espacio sostenible.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • 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

    The main benefit is to meet new indigenous culture, the daily life of each one of the locals, learn the Kichwa language, learn or develop the Spanish, learn to cook local food, new experiences in the field of construction, new customs and live with the forest.

    El beneficio principal conocer nueva cultura indigena, la vida diaria de cada uno de los habitantes de la zona, aprender del idioma kichwa, aprender o desarrollar el español, aprender a cocinar de la comida local, nuevas experiencias en el ambito de construcciones, nuevas costumbres y convivir con la selva.

  • Help


    Men or women who want to participate in various activities are needed.
    Voluntary help is 5 hours of daily help from Monday to Friday.
    It offers the accommodation of the volunteers in a cultural house built by wood and thatched roof.
    The help includes:
    Agriculture: sowing and harvesting of crops in the area.
    Construction and maintenance of new cabins using local materials such as guadua, chontas.

    Se necesitan personas hombres o mujeres que deseen participar en diversas actividades.
    La ayuda voluntaria es de 5 horas de ayuda diarias de lunes a viernes.
    Ofrece el alojamiento de los voluntarios en una casa cultural construida por madera y techo de paja.
    La ayuda incluye:
    Agricultura: siembra y cosecha de los cultivos de la zona.
    Construcción y mantenimiento de nuevas cabañas utilizando materiales de la zona como la guadua, chontas.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    In the place you can sleep comfortable with sleeping, we are still building we do not have electricity, everything is natural, we need ideas to innovate and create comfortable spaces for volunteers is a quiet area.

    En el lugar se puede dormir cómodo con sleeping, todavía estamos construyendo no disponemos de electricidad, todo es natural, necesitamos ideas para innovar y crear espacios cómodos para los voluntarios es una zona tranquila.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    They can go by canoe to visit a native community.
    They can swim in the river
    They can travel to the city of Puyo to know different places of fun and entertainment by bus.

    Pueden ir en canoa a visitar una comunidad indigena.
    Pueden bañarse en el rio
    Pueden viajar a la ciudad del Puyo para conocer diferente lugares de diversion y entretenimiento mediante el bus.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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