Help us to build eco-shelters in remote beautiful places in La Paz, Bolivia

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  • Last activity: 23 Feb 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    hello my name is Fernando, I am research and development eco technologies , the “ant project” pretend to build highly resistant shelters along beautiful natural places in Bolivia, we pretend to show how to construct without destroy living underground, in that way we left the planet surface to healthy ecosystem, we have 3 places where voluntaries can stay, Refugio tramontana, a cabin in La Muela del Diablo, el refugio del dragón dormido, in the most beautiful titicaca beach, sharing with local culture, and refugio el valle de las ánimas, near Palca canyon.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our volunteers are the protagonists of a great search, a new architecture that will provoke considering alternative forms of habitat respectful of the ecosystem, we will experiment diverse construction methods, traditional, rustic or unconventional industrial processes, we work in the experimental area of ​​the development of new technologies.
     The program includes different activities to intern the volunteer in the local culture, walks, meals, visits to popular or emblematic places, viewpoints, national parties and eventually trips to nearby depending on the season.

    Personally as hosts we enjoy learning from other cultures , sharing our way of seeing life, we thank these nomads and pilgrims who visit us to give us a hand.

    The ant project promote positively influence the education of the children of the primary local schools , volunteers can share their knowledge and experiences organizing talks or pro ecosystem dynamics.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need assistance in different areas to carry out the target, this involves different disciplines according to the season, we require young people hable of energetic physical and mental work, willing to provide and receive knowledge. Volunteers will be able to learn different skills in the process and, most importantly, they can be part of a profound change in the way of living in symbiosis with nature. Previous experience is not necessary, but it may be interesting for architects. We value individual skills and potential, so we are open on help based in your specific knowledge.

    Necesitamos asistencia en las diferentes tareas para llevar adelante el objetivo, esto involucra diferentes disciplinas de acuerdo a la temporada, requerimos personas jóvenes capaces de un enérgico trabajo físico y mental, dispuestos a brindar y recibir conocimiento. Los voluntarios podrán aprender diferentes habilidades en el proceso y lo mas importante ser parte de un cambio profundo en la forma de vivir en simbiosis con la naturaleza, no es necesario experiencia previa, pero puede ser mas interesante para arquitectos, valoramos las habilidades y potencial individual, por lo que estamos abiertos a una ayuda basada en sus conocimientos específicos.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    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


    Volunteers can be accommodated differently in every location, most of them can consider glamping’s, because we are starting the prelaminar´s, we also have a room in la paz city, voluntaries are free to use or stay.

    we will provided a cash bonus for food support, they will be able to buy and customize their own diet

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    La Paz is a city of many contrasts, in the vicinity of no more than 3 hours you can experience different climates from the cold high of Lake Titicaca, to the jungle heat in Coroico, we are surrounded by beautiful mountains to reach.

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 367892977463

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