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Enjoy the rural way of life and take care of plants and animals in Mizque, Cochabamba-Bolivia

  • Bolivia
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  • Last activity: 29/12/2022



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Hi there, my name is Lucio, I am a man of 53 years old, I was live at Brazil (Saô Paulo) for a long time and I have decided to come back to my born place three years ago. Actually I live here, in Mizque, Cochabamba, a pretty village in to the heart of Bolivia. I live with my wife who has a big store in to the main center of Mizque, our daughter is 22 years old and she is studying architecture at the public University in Brazil.
    Actually I am dedicated to agricultural production for my own consumption, by planting organic gardens, raising animals and small wine production. That's all my world. An other part of my project is
    I would like to know people who likes the rural way of life, surrounded by nature, animals, canyons, rivers and an excellent weather and next to a wonderful small village, Mizque.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    During free time the volunteers can get to know the village, people, learn about the way of life of the native people, enjoy nature, go walk tracking through the canyons, rivers of crystal and clear water and, why not, enjoy the excellent gastronomy of my village.
    I have an old pickup and I like to mucho visit places, make short trips and talk with a people. Whole the village people knows me, because I was born here and I have very good relationship with them.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    I have 5 hectares of any kind of plants. I would like people to help me take care of the vineyards, watering the plants (orange, mango fruit, tangerine, and others), harvest fruits according to the season, prune the gardens, feed the small animals (chickens, rabbits, dogs and cats) and improve to complete to build an other part of the ranch. I know that it will be impossible just by the one or two weeks, but I am not rush, I want to do it enjoying the tasks with my visitors.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    I offer a room for two people (if there are two volunteers, if not, will be alone), shared bathroom with shower and hot water, fruit and three meals during the day. There is no internet access, just internet by mobile; but I have fast internet in my other house in the main village. Volunteers can to be connected there all the time if they want in their free time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Mizque is 150 kilometers from the capital city, Cochabamba, Bolivia. There is frequent transportation (every hour) for only three US dollars (€ 2.5) (Bs 20). If cou come, you just need to tell the driver my name, surely they know me. They will let you in my village house (next to the benzine service station). My wife has once of the biggest store there.

  • 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

    I have a lot of space at home to park campervans or just a cars. Any problem. So if any one want to stay helping me with their car, he can to park whole time in my house, it is so safe, as a village. Any problem for me.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    I have friendly dogs an cats. I can to accept any other compatibly pets.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 329847532252



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