Eco-Design - NGO for buildings with industrial waste dome and natural materials. Patagonia, Chile

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Chile

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  • Description

    Description

    This is a non-governmental non-profit organization in the Patagonia, which aims to extend and link science and technology through projects with popular education in a social learning process.

    Our team, formed since August 2015, has begun to execute various projects, all being unified with the same vision: this is an indigenous word Selk-nam which means "LIFE", thus representing the essential, taking it out with the optimization of energies, the forms of collaboration, work schedules, human relations and combining it with the rhythms of today. Some our jobs are: Construction of low-power wind turbines to rural electricity, mechanics without fuel like "Bike- WashMachine", in Architecture design an Eko-Parke with industrial waste in the middle of the town and the construction of a dome only recycling industrial waste and natural materials.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Teaching

  • 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

    The travellers will learn mainly about Eco-Design based on Construction with industrial waste and natural materials, also the optimization of energies on the enviromental problems of the region.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help to finish the construction of a industrial waste dome, work with mud, tires wall, carpentry, ceilings, etc. Also for the design of a public Eko-Parke in its second stage, which needs reforestation of native trees and urban furniture.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a heated dome and hot shower to receive the volunteers, also we have a ten for 4 person and a lot warm clouths. Also spaces to put more tents with an external bathroom.
    We will give the breakfast and lunch of each day of work with the volunteers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The space is located in Coyhaique, capital of the region, allowing the volunteer to have better information and travel through all the attractive points of the region, accessing the capital again without paying for accommodation.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week (2 meals)

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Host ref number: 383916473371