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The team , welcomes you in to the life and times of this rural community seeking to reactivate their activities and renovate their outreach through the second half of 2021.
We invite the international community to join us in these time of social and economic reactivation in the community of El Tambo. We are registered with the ministry of social and Economic Inclusion Registered in 2019 , however active for the past 20 years in events , engagements activities for Elders , women, children and farmers.
Our organization is making our first unified effort to receive and engage with the international community to solve global issues together , with love , consciousness, and strategic skilled collaboration in order to preserve and develop the interest of the coming generation and the regeneration of our planets natural life cycles.
El Tambo is located In the secret foothills between Malacatos and vilcabamba , this Parroquia , lost in time between the prehispanic trade route of the Incan andes between endless valley of farms , caves, waterfalls and clean fresh air. The community is ready to share their hidden treasures , with you.
Below are the following Programs we are opening now for qualified candidates,
Considerations before continuing
1. A Moderate to advanced level Spanish competency is recommended for the professionals who will be actively engaging with the community of El Tambo.
2. The candidates C.V. and Cover letter send along to the associations email. ( will be provided upon inquiry )
3. The families in El Tambo have never before been engaged with by international professionals , They will receive you with great kindness and consideration. They are hoping for an alliance to form and work together for their growth and outreach for a greater and united future for their family´s. Your service will be very warmly received and considered on their behalf.
4. Goals are impact oriented and Data Driven , Qualitative and quantitative experience is favored to aggregate consistent growth and monitored development directly alongside community goals.
5. You will be treated as interns within our organization , If you are in University , you will qualify for college credits , and at the end of your stay you will receive a Certification for your service with the organization.
6. Minimum stay is 3 months.
7. Prepare for a life changing experience.
The Following Programs have been selected by the organizations committee on
Traditional Culinary Arts Program
Here you will dive in to the food culture of rural Loja, aiding in the empowerment of a young mother led restaurant between vilcabamba and Catamayo.
There is a Culinary sub culture in El Tambo , We invite a chef or Culinary arts professional to accompany and share experiences and recipes to add to the value proposition the restaurant Antojitos Criollos .
There will be opportunities to Diversify the menu and host online workshops along with the chef´s of El Tambo.
Introduce Vegetarian , nutrient dense plates and dishes that transition diets into healthier , more conscious diets
Developing new pastry recipes for the city´s baker who is also the vice president of the Human Rights organization.
Education and Youth Engagement
You will be focused on Women and youth engagement to establish workshop programs around empowerment and support structures for women in the communities. Our local Experts will be able to work with you specifically in active immersion to mobilize change initiatives in the community.
Youth Engagement initiatives are oriented in the establishment of a skill and virtue based academies that leverage the culture and teach skillets that can benefit and interweave the demographics of the community in a harmonious and constructive way.
Social Workers with specific Skillets and specializations are welcome to join us.
Active Engagement with the community´s agricultural committee , Developing medium andm lonmgm terms solutions for regenerative agricultural practices with activities such as
Chemical and Fertilizer Transition program
Water infrastructure and Distribution strategies and technologies
Clean and regenerative Energy
Assist into the promotion and tecnification of an Organic Fruit forest.
The "hard" work on this project is done , over 80 varieties of plants fruits and vegetables , two functioning vapor and sauna baths specially engineered for medicinal plants and herb cleanses.
the farm needs now a management plan , tecnifying a soil program for a circular waste management system with the guinea pigs hamsters , chickens and tilapias.
Mangos coconuts , pomagranats sugar cane , multiple varieties of citrus , all now in harvest and full spring
In this Program you will stay with the president of one of the 42 barrios in the Parroquia of El Tambo , with Manuel his wife Yolanda and his 3 kids , on their farmstead on the top of the mountain.
You will be in charge of preparing Eco trails that lead to never before seen waterfalls in which we will be introducing for reforestation and Forest Regeneration program in the winter.
you are encouraged to engage with the barrio as there has been very little contact in this part of Ecuador.
This program is for people who are looking for an engaging experience where they will be far away from the city , but WILL have cell service which can connect for WhatsApp and basic connectivity.
There is also another Series of Waterfalls to create publicity and natural trails through.
This Program is for professionals wanting to get involved deeply with the evolution and trajectory of the community , interviewing and generating content to bring greater opportunities to these forgotten communities , many times struggling to stay afloat, we want to empower autonomy and independence.
We are looking forward to hearing from you
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Here in the community they will be in a rural integration with the native community here. It is recommended that you have medium to high Spanish proficiency. You will have the opportunity to live an alternative life in a place where the mountains are lost in time , waterfalls with healing properties and elders with much sacred knowledge to share.
there is something for everyone here , we want to introduce this program to a few lucky people who can receive a raw and exciting welcome in to a never before immersed community.
We encourage any candidates looking to focus on any of the UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS to please specify a project of contribution they beleive they can add to the progression and well being of the barrios here in el Tambo.
We are a group of professionals who are supporting on the ground and internationally for the transparency and justice for the rights of People in latin America and are always open to connect with passionate individuals with experience looking to lead from behind and empower unity peace and prosperity in the smallest of actions.
Especially reach out if you work of have experience in water distribution and infrastructure , Enviornmental sciences , datacollections, computer sciences , journalism , civil affairs , humanitarian work , agriculture - regenerative soil science.biologist or enviornmental engineers who are interested in data collections in our microclimate as well.
We are encouraging applications from families with children to exchange the education of young people in the community,
also young professionals who wish to put their profession into practice by a certificate from our association registered in the ministry of inclusion and social economy
Also parents or retired people who wish to attend or lead trainings for farmers and community members.
Volunteers capable of giving workshops for rural farmers are encourage to apply.
This host offers a language exchange
A room or an independent house, with a desk, please specify your type of food to be able to notify the community restaurant to be able to attend to your food needs, there is also a store in the community.
With the pandemic you are encouraged to be safe and careful minimizing your outing to the local cities. you are close to the airport of catamayo,
along with the more well known communities of malacatos and vilcabamba.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Please Reach out if you are a digital nomad with interest in our program
This host can provide space for campervans.
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week