Come live, cultivate and build with us in the beautiful and powerful jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Colombia

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Colombia

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  • Description

    Description

    Only accessible by foot, the base camp is a 25 min hike from Minca, beautiful little town of international and colombian culture where you will find a true buena onda. Lively little town.

    Our little piece of paradise is situated in the Sierra Nevada, a wild and powerful jungle of majestic trees, magical cacao, waterfalls, birds and snakes.

    See below for the main goals of this season.

    :)

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    Somos jardineros, constructores, permaculturistas y artistas dedicados a enseñar, aprender y compartir.

    Nuestro objetivo es simplemente vivir en la selva y proteger la tierra.

    "Existencia armoniosa con la naturaleza"

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    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

    Sharing and learning, but mostly the opportunity to live in harmony with a wild nature that not many people gets to see.

  • Help

    Help

    We are seeking trade of knowledge and harmonious engagement.
    You have special skills or passions?

    Gardening, building, tracing paths, art, cooking, taking photos/videos, caring for the cacao forest... What else?

    This year's project: vivero, build green house, plant 700 trees, develop food forest

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The accommodation is lovely but quite basic. There is no electricity or wifi, but there is phone service.

    We have a beautiful fully functioning outdoor kitchen. Compost toilets. Shower with a view ;)

    Good thing if you HAVE YOUR OWN TENT and stuff. But we do have some tents and small mattresses.

    Also, we are 25 min hike from town, there is no road access. Having boots is a plus, there are snakes out there :) Don't be scared but be cautious.

    $$$$$
    Our work requirement is minimal, so we don´t provide food. We do often share meals that everyone contributes to, so you are welcome to buy food to share with all, only buy food for yourself, or some combination of the two :)
    We always end up making truly amazing food with what seems to be very little.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The most beautiful waterfalls in Minca are a short hike from our spot. And Minca is always there when we need to buy food, connect, party or simply change scenery.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    1 hour every day of basic stewardship of the land (cleaning paths, watering the garden, etc)





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