Cocoa in San Luis Antioquia, Colombia picking up cocoa, remove and load earth



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  • Description


    We are a extend family and very united, our living conditions are simple so the person who joins us must bear in mind that it is a humble home but full of joy, love and fraternity, usually an uncle and a cousin are in the house, accompanied by an aunt.

    we don't have industrial machinery all our processes are manual, so you really should like the field and a simple life.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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 municipality of San Luis Antioquia is 3 hours by bus from the North Terminal of the municipality of Medellin. it is hot weather, low humidity, 45 minutes by car is the Rio Claro reserve. There is only an internet connection if you go to the park which is 15 minutes walking from the house, completely natural environment, there are mosquitoes and others insects.
    You can have the experience of doing the whole process of chocolate from the collection of cocoa to having a ball of chocolate made with your own hands.

  • Help


    working conditions on the farm are the following:
    •It is preferable if the person has experience in farms, but the important thing is that you enjoys physical activities of a farm
    •We work 5 hours a day in which you can agree on the start time
    •I provide 3 meals a day, If the visitors want some food different or additional to what we offer they can buy it on their own
    •Sleeping in a tent that we can provide, it is not armed outdoors, but indoors
    •We can lend blankets that we appreciate wash it when you leaving the house because we don’t have a washing machine
    •In case a person consumes drugs or high levels of alcohol during the stay you must to leave the house immediately
    •It is necessary to use a long-sleeved shirt, long pants and boots or covered shoes to do the work, because there are worms or ants that can be found during work and in case of sting they generate strong pain

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Camping. The food consists of breakfast and lunch, beans, arepa and typical horatlizas of the region.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It is being in the middle of nature with a river of clean water where you can swim, San Luis is 30 minutes from the Rio Claro nature reserve

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 238941343347