Help on an organic farm in Areguá, Paraguay



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are Andres and Julia, we are in charge of the Agroecologic Farm, where we are dedicated to organic production of medicinal plants and food.
    Our space has nine hectares, of which approximately one hectare is occupied by crops of medicinal plants and foods, three are occupied by pasture, three hectares correspond to housing and recreational areas (soccer, volleyball and pool).
    Throughout the year we are dedicated to plants, and during the summer ( November to February) to receive tourists looking for a good time in contact with nature, either families or groups of schools, working groups and other.
    Also lives here our dogs Lichi Blanquita and Chapi, and our three cats Príncipe, Minga y Príncipe Jr., they are used to give and get love and care.

    Somos Andres y Julia, estamos a cargo de la Granja Agroecológica, donde nos dedicamos a la producción orgánica de plantas medicinales y alimentos.j José
    Nuestro espacio cuenta con nueve hectáreas, de las cuales aproximadamente una hectáreas esta ocupada por cultivos de plantas medicinales y alimentos, tres están ocupadas por pasturas, otras tres hectáreas corresponden a las viviendas y áreas de esparcimiento (cancha de fútbol, volley y piscina).
    Durante todo el año nos dedicamos a las plantas, durante el verano (de noviembre a febrero) recibimos a turistas que buscan pasar buenos momentos en contacto con la naturaleza, ya sean familias o grupos de colegios, grupos de trabajo y otros.
    También viven aquí nuestros perros, Lichi , Blanquita y Chapi, y nuestrostres gatos Príncipe, Minga y Príncipe Jr., están acostumbrados a dar y recibir mucho cuidado y amor.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    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

    Volunteers can experience and learn life little-known Paraguayan tradicional food, cocido, mate and tereré share, learn some Guarani, and will enjoy the tranquility of the place.

    Los voluntarios podrán experimentar y aprender la vida poco conocida de los paraguayos, compartir comida tradicional, cocido, mate y tereré, aprender un poco de guaraní, y podrán disfrutar de la tranquilidad del lugar.

  • Help


    In our farm there is always a lot of work, we like to work with proactive people, who are aware of what needs to be done, we also value those who like to start the day early (before dawn).
    During their stay the volunteers will learn about medicinal plants we grow , their properties , reproduction, natural fertilizers, general management of farm , garden maintenance and biobuilding with local materials .
    To understand better how everything works we have volunteers who can stay at least three weeks.

    En nuestra granja siempre hay muchísimo trabajo, nos gusta trabajar con personas proactivas, que están pendientes de lo que necesita ser hecho, además valoramos mucho a los que gustan de comenzar el día temprano (antes del amanecer).
    Durante su estadía los voluntarios podrán aprender sobre las plantas medicinales que cultivamos, sus propiedades, reproducción, fertilizantes y defensivos naturales, mantenimiento general de la granja, mantenimiento del jardín y bioconstrucción con materiales del lugar.
    Para poder comprender mejor como funciona todo queremos contar con voluntarios que puedan quedarse por lo menos tres semanas.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    Guarani: Fluent
    English: Beginner

    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 camping area, you should bring your oun camping gear or hamaca.
    Ocasionally there is a shared bedroom available, and there is a share bathroom.
    We offer food, we aren't vegetarian but we like vegetarian food.

    Disponemos de un área de camping, debes traer tu propio equipo de camping o hamaca.
    Ocasionalmente disponemos de una habitación compartida, y hay un baño compartido.
    Ofrecemos alimentación, no somos vegetarianos pero nos gusta mucho la comida vegetariana.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Areguá is a city traditionally dedicated to the craft of ceramics, at the weekend the town becomes a fair that focuses on artisans of the city and other places, and we had volunteers who have shown their craft.
    The farm is near natural attractions like the Natural Reserve "Cerro Koi y Cerro Chorori" and Lake Ypakarai. Asunción, the capital of Paraguay is an hour by bus from Aregua.
    In addition our initiative is part of the group of agroecological producers "La Tribu", which are part of other farms in Villeta and Luque that can also be visited.

    Areguá es una ciudad que tradicionalmente se dedica a la artesanía en cerámica, los fines de semana el pueblo se convierte en una feria que concentra a artesanos de la ciudad y de otros lugares, ya hemos tenido voluntarios que han expuesto su artesanía.
    Los atractivos naturales cercanos a la granja son la Reserva Natural "Cerro Koi y Cerro Chorori" y el Lago Ypakarai. Asunción, la capital de Paraguay se encuentra a 1 hora de Aregua y se puede llegar en trasporte publico.
    Además nuestro emprendimiento forma parte del colectivo de productores agroecológicos "La Tribu", del cual forman parte otras granjas de Villeta y Luque que también se pueden visitar.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Hay espacio suficiente para todo tipo de vehículos

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    En este caso el cuidado y alimentación de su mascota es exclusiva responsabilidad del dueño.

  • 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

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