Join a veterinary team and help local families with their livestock in a rural waterfall sanctuary in Loja, Ecuador



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a non profit working in Loja Ecuador. We support rural communities to help maintain and slowly develop the quality of life of the animals and of the owners as well through workshops , and in the field work with families and farmers.

    We are a small team , that has support from our local authorities and other non profits in the area

    We invited recently graduated and trained professionals to join us.
    if you do not have any experience but are interested let us know. However this is an experience and internship of sorts that is for veterinarians specifically looking for raw , rugged field experience saving animals and helping improve their living conditions as well through education and concienciousness.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • 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

    A lot, but they must speak Spanish, and professionals of the veteran practice will go on tours in the field eating very practical experience in the territory

    Mucho , pero deben hablar español , y profesionales de la practica vetineraria

    van a ir en recorridos en el campo comiendo experiencia muy practica en territorio

    we are looking for special volunteers looking to engage with our team , you will have your own office space in the day , and you will attend peoples animals in the office as well as field visits when necessary.

    This is most certainly a unique experience as you will be immersed in a rural parroquia help economically vulnerable people realize the veterinary needs their animals have , while applying preventative measures for the health and well being of the animals

  • Help


    more than support , a collaborator and like minded persons that care about the proper care and attention difficult conditions in the rural barrios of the parroquia

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    they will have their own room. we have a family that will provide breakfast lunch and dinner.
    they will have their own privacy and place to stay

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    this is our first time doing this and would like to take it slow to make sure that we can have qualified veterinarians working with us

  • 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

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • 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

Host ref number: 267281682481