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Enjoy the beautiful waterfalls and rivers of the region while helping around the farm in gardening, or learning about bamboo building in Aquismon, Mexico

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  • Last activity: 24 Mar 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are a family living in the heart of the Huasteca Potosina, we work mainly with bamboo forestry and building... and we are stablishing our farm with permaculture principles... Recently we started our river eco lodge in the farm, so we are doing a lot natural building using bamboo, wood and clay.
    We are located near the waterfall of Tamul and 30 min away from Ciudad Valles, the main city in the area.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    The area (Huasteca Potosina) where we are located is full of beatiful nature, rivers and waterfalls. Also as traditional builders we worked with local artisans from the teenek and nahuatl culture, who you will be learning side by side about the traditional forestry and building techniques

  • Help


    We need help in gardening, building a cabin , receiving tourists and general maintenance in the farm. We also have a little daughter named Sara, she is 1 year old, to whom we would also need help babysitting

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    The accomodation is in our campsite beside the river. We have a kitchen fully equiped, with bathroom and shower. The campsite has a little hut with palm roof, where you can camp under protection. we will provide a tent. we will provide the food so volunteers can cook their meals

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a lot of adventure and ecoturism activities in the area. So there is always something to do if you like adventure. The river in the farm is very clean, the spring is 6 km away from the farm, so is perfect for swiming and also we have some kayaks to paddle in the river.

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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: 334913982263

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