Help in an Ecolodge and permaculture farmin northern Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

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    19/10/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family-owned tourism, permaculture and reforestation project, operated by a single dad and its kids every second week. Due to Covid we had to scale down the lodge activity to a minimum and are now refocusing our activities on agriculture and jungle protection. We built everything by ourselves from nothing in the middle of a pristine environment, far from civilization. We offer you a stay in full contact with nature, in the heart of Costa Rican flora and fauna, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, outside the hustle and bustle of the city.
    Because we are away from everything we homeschool our two kids of 8 and 10 years old.
    Our days are organised around taking care of the kids, maintening and cleanng the bungalows and the garden, planting trees, weeding the vegetable garden, and expanding our orchards...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance

  • 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 have the opportunity to learn more about everything we do, as well as the environment of this little-known region of Costa Rica, through our more than 60 hectares of land. We are located in a mountainous region that is quite difficult to access, so contacts with the outside world are quite limited. You will be part of a real hideway jewel.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Living in the middle of nature, we need to refresh the wood of the structure regularly and being on my own running everything i appreciate any help on caring and developing all the aspects of our project.

    We have a a huge garden and fields that need maintenance and creative input, if you love gardening, you are welcome to create a garden!

    We are also reforesting big stretches of the property and need help for planting, mowing and nurturing young trees and seedlings.

    We have many project you might take part in, we can discuss it when you are here.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation will be in one of the cabins. The volunteer will be responsible for the cleanliness of his room. Sheets and a washing machine will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Internet connexion is relatively limited

  • 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

    4 hours per day, 5 j/sem.

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Host ref number: 268244649941