Be part of the launching of a remote conservation project in Patagonia, Chile

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Chile

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  • Description

    Description

    We are working on a combined conservation and tourist project in a very remote part of Patagonia, Chile. I, Marcel, the owner, came to Chile from The Netherlands in 1997 and together with Carolina we started this new project about 8 years ago. We homeschool our daughters Elena (11) and Isabel (7). Next to this conservation project, we run an outdoor adventure and flyfishing lodge at about 2 hours away for the park we are developing.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help

  • 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

    You will help out with local people and mostly be submerged in an incredibly beautiful and untouched natural environment and be part of a unique project in this part of the world

  • Help

    Help

    To create a sustainable project, we need help in building trails, cleaning fields, planting crops, building sheds, working with excavator, installing a turbine and other technical help,.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will stay in 2 person- shared cabins or domo shaped tents. Hot water showers and solar power is available as well as limited internet access.

    In a common area mostly local food will be prepared by everyone helping on the project. Cost for food will be born by us.

    After finishing our gardens and greenhouses, a grand part of the food will be grown at the park.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Very important to understand is that the location of the park can only be reached from the village by a 30 minutes boat ride across the lake or by a 3 hours hike along its shore. The village has only about 300 inhabitants and offers basic services. Leaving the park will be limited to once a week maximum. Free time can be spend on the park. Horses, canoes etc. are available.

  • 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

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Dogs are welcome as long as they know how to behave around other animals, like horses, sheep etc.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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