Help us start a permaculture project in Maldonado, Uruguay

  • Uruguay
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  • Last activity: 25 Apr 2023



 Min stay requested: No minimum



  • Description



    my name is federico. I am from montevideo but i am now living in maldonado in a farm near the sea. A few years ago I realized i wanted to live out from the city and more in contact with the nature and i moved to this land that i share with my sibilings. I live with my girlfriend, Lua, her two kids, Eloi 11) and Aru (8) and our baby girl Emma. we have our house, a couple of greenhouses, an orchard, trees, 1 dogs and 3 cats.
    the project is based in permaculture, organic farming and bioconstrction.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    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

    We are experimenting with several things. Bioconstruction, alternative energies, organic farming.
    This will probably be the seed of a future community.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for someone interested in doing a long volunteer experience +3month.
    The interchange can include a small pay if the interested person can realize construction tasks by himself

    April 21
    A new winter is coming and we are going to continue planting trees

    October 20
    We are going to reactivate the orchard and maintenance tasks

    Abril 21
    Se viene un.nuevo invierno y vamos a seguir plantando arboles

    october 20
    Vamos a reactivar huerta y tareas de mantenimineto

    July 20
    We are planting trees!
    Estamos plantando árboles!

    October 19
    Spring is here and we are opening the volunteering again.
    We are needing help specialy in the garden/orchard and in the construction of a workshop.

    Febraruy 2019.
    We are doing general maintinance and a couple of small reforms.
    Painting, instaling a bath, setting up a sanitation system, garden and orchard maintenance, finishing a greenhouse dome, etc

    October 2018
    Volunteers needed from 22/10 to 10/11

    this changes from month to month.
    August / 18

    The tasks are very varied now. some bioconstruction, garden, general maintenance of place, plant trees, etc.


    this changes from month to month.

    Las tareas son muy variadas ahora. algo de bioconstruccion, huerta, mantenimiento en general de lugar, plantar arboles, etc.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    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


    We have a common room that is for the exclusive use of volunteers, this works as a kitchen and living room
    There is a dome tent for sleeping.
    There are outside drytoilts and shower.

  • 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 host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 274964994819

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